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Export FCP to Express
by jm knowles 9 years ago
Short question: Is there any utility that will convert a simple final cut pro project to express Longer version of question: I have a very simple final cut pro project that I would like to give to a c
Re: Export FCP to Express
by Zane Barker 9 years ago
But just like FCP you want your your media to match your time line settings. So you do want to convert your media to DV or AIC codecs first. **Hindsight is always 1080p**
h264 Gamma Bug Mac vs PC
by jm knowles 9 years ago
I have read many of the threads involving fixes for the h264 gamma bug here and elsewhere. It seems like the best fix is opening and saving in Quicktime Pro and then changing the video transparency se
Re: h264 Gamma Bug Mac vs PC
by jm knowles 9 years ago
Thanks for the well thought out answer. This is all so mysterious (like you said sometimes something works, sometimes it doesn't). I will admit that checking color bars is something that is not part o
h264 Fade Up Looks awful
by jm knowles 9 years ago
I am preparing a video to be run off a lap top for a presentation. After consultation here (thanks everyone) I decided to go with H.264. However, the fade into my piece looks terrible (and there are a
Re: h264 Fade Up Looks awful
by Daniel Low 9 years ago
My pleasure. Please rate my posts ;-) __________________________________________________________________ Sent from my iPad Nano.
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Bit Depth General Question
by jm knowles 9 years ago
I am new to motion. I notice on the project settings I have 3 options for bit depth. 8 bit, 16 and 32 bits with float ... with a dither option I have a piece with a gradient that starts to look bad wi
Re: Bit Depth General Question
by jm knowles 9 years ago
I am exporting out to quicktime h.264 most likely for a presentation run off of a laptop. I have final cut Studio 2, Snow Leopard - not a clean install and there are many other applications on my comp
Import Square Pixels
by jm knowles 9 years ago
I am trying to import a motion project. I have set the motion project for square pixels but when I import they are NTCS CCIR 601. This happens on photoshop files too. Is there a project setting or pre
Re: Import Square Pixels
by jm knowles 9 years ago
That is what I did ... was just wondering if there was a way to not have to do that manually.
Output for Presentation - MPEG?
by jm knowles 9 years ago
I have a project that I want to deliver to a client for a presentation which they will run off of their laptop. The project is in pro res 422. What is the best format to deliver. I tried h.264 but it
Re: Output for Presentation - MPEG?
by jm knowles 9 years ago
I am having a weird issue where when I playback on my system in quicktime 7 and 10 some codecs look awful. Strangely, when I play them back on the web through FireFox or in within FCP they look fine.
Best Compression for a Presentation
by jm knowles 9 years ago
Since I am having such problems with H264 I am wondering if Pro Res is suitable for playback on an average PC notebook Or Something else
Re: Best Compression for a Presentation
by jm knowles 9 years ago
I am not sure what lap top they are using - that is out of my control. I am using 422 for pro res. I am thinking H.264 might be the best.
h.264 Gamma Shift
by jm knowles 9 years ago
After spending a 16 hours going crazy I am convinced that a problem I am having is the h.264 gamma shift bug. I didn't know about this thing until today. I see a few fixes but nothing seems to work. (
Re: h.264 Gamma Shift
by Daniel Low 9 years ago
Any help http: support.apple.com kb HT3712 __________________________________________________________________ Sent from my iPad Nano.
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Color Space Question
by jm knowles 9 years ago
UPDATE: I am asking a related question in the FCP forum. Since this issue spills over several programs I am not sure where to ask about this. If a moderator wants to close one of these threads they ar
Re: Color Space Question
by jm knowles 9 years ago
Thanks Noah. Both images in my computer are from the same computer - why could it read one and not the other This is just weird. Is there even a place where I can change the millions of colors setting
Exporting with Motion - Massive Color Space Problem
by jm knowles 9 years ago
I had a similar post on The Motion forum - but I think this is maybe a better place to post this (moderators can delete my older post if they wish.) I have had very poor results exporting out of motio
Re: Exporting with Motion - Massive Color Space Problem
by jm knowles 9 years ago
Ok thanks a bunch! I previewed uploaded some of my affected files to my website as an example and discovered they look fine in Firefox. So I guess I have the h264 gamma shift bug when playing back. I
Final Cut Studio 2 and Snow Leopard
by jm knowles 10 years ago
I was running Final Cut Pro 6 after upgrading Snow Leopard and I noticed a few weird things (especially when exporting.) I have read some of the posts here talking about how important clean install of
Re: Final Cut Studio 2 and Snow Leopard
by jm knowles 10 years ago
Thanks Richard ... that is great to know!
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