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john whiteway

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January 17th 2008
56 Posts
A question about upgrading from Resolve 14 to 15
by john whiteway 3 days ago
Hi. I've been reading as much as I can on the process of upgrading but still find myself with a few questions. My memory is that when I upgraded from 12.5 to 14 I failed to make a database back-up and
Re: A question about upgrading from Resolve 14 to 15
by Marc Wielage 2 days ago
Robert Withers "I don't know who wrote this guide but I understood it and followed it and upgraded with no problems: https: mixinglight.com color-tutorial guide-upgrade-davinci-resolve-15 " That was
Wonky timeline... Do I upgrade from 14 to 15?
by john whiteway 3 weeks ago
Hi. I've been very happy working away in Resolve 14 but a problem seems to be occuring that I'm thinking can perhaps be solved by upgrading to 15. Just like an opinion as to whether that is true. I'm
Re: Wonky timeline... Do I upgrade from 14 to 15?
by Michael Gissing 3 weeks ago
If you select a clip in the timeline and right mouse click, the revealed menu will have Link at the bottom of the list. If clips are linked (usually audio & video) that will have a tick next to it. Yo
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Using FCP7 to edit 4K
by john whiteway 2 years ago
Guess I'm not alone in trying to figure out ways to edit 4k material. I'm still a fan of FCP 7 and would love to keep using it, so I was wondering if this would work..... I could down res the 4K mater
Re: Using FCP7 to edit 4K
by john whiteway 2 years ago
Hello Mr. Rofrano, Actually what I said in my original post was: : "I could, of course, learn how to edit the whole 4K thing on FCP10, but everything I've seen about 10 makes me want to stay with 7."
HDV capture breaking into small clips
by Leonard Frankford 6 years ago
I occasionally shoot in HDV and everytime I capture footage it always breaks the capture into dozens of small clips where I stopped and started the recording instead of just using my in out points. Ho
Re: HDV capture breaking into small clips
by john whiteway 4 years ago
Hello. Amazing these chat rooms. A computer whiz friend has just forwarded me a link to this page which seems to deal with the problem that has been baffling us. We'd been capturing HDV nicely, then o
inserting Google Earth animation into FC
by john whiteway 5 years ago
Hello, I've downloaded the trial version of Google Earth Pro and created a couple of "tours", movements from locations with Google Eath imagery which I might like to use in a film. The Google Earth Pr
Re: inserting Google Earth animation into FC
by Alan Okey 5 years ago
https: support.google.com earth answer 148137 hl=en&ref_topic=2376767
Just getting started so maybe a dumb question
by john whiteway 7 years ago
I've used Final Cut for years but only now have decided to try and learn Soundtrack Pro. I'm using the book "Sound editing in Final Cut Studio" by Jeff Sobel, and already by page 21 I'm stumped. It's
Re: Just getting started so maybe a dumb question
by Sjon Ueckert 7 years ago
Three simple little words; Click and Drag. Click where you want to start a selection and Drag your mouse to where you want to end the selection. Then let go of the mouse button. Same thing you do in F
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What's the key stroke combo that makes Canvas image go full screen?
by john whiteway 7 years ago
I've forgotten and can't find in the manual the key stroke combination that lets you expand your footage in the Canvas to the whole screen. Can anyone tell me what it is Thanks John (posted this one y
Re: What's the key stroke combo that makes Canvas image go full screen?
by Kyle Prince 7 years ago
Command F12, but your video output settings have to be correct as well for this to work.
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john whiteway 7 years ago
I've forgotten and can't find the key stroke combination that lets you expand your footage in the Tmeline/Canvas for previewing in the whole screen. Can anyone tell me what it is?

Thanks

John
"Compressor" custom preset of ProRes 422 (HQ) is yielding wrong aspect ratio?
by john whiteway 7 years ago
Hello, I'm afraid I'm back. For the past several days people on this page have helped me solve the audio problem associated with using Compressor to convert MP4 files from a Blackberry Playbook to Qui
Re: "Compressor" custom preset of ProRes 422 (HQ) is yielding wrong aspect ratio?
by john whiteway 7 years ago
I've been able to solve the problem since I last wrote. In summary the problem I was facing was that though I could create a custom ProRes 422 (HQ) preset that solved the audio problem I was facing wh
Converting MP4 HD files from a Blackberry Playbook to edit in Final Cut?
by john whiteway 7 years ago
Hello, I've been reading as much as I can here and elsewhere on line about the problem of converting HD MP4 files for use in Final Cut. I see several conversion sofware packages for sale. No doubt the
Re: Converting MP4 HD files from a Blackberry Playbook to edit in Final Cut?
by Steve Eisen 7 years ago
Assuming you have FCP 6 or 7, you would use Compressor (free) to convert your footage. ProRes is an excellent codec. As far as quality, the saying garbage in garbage out still applies. Steve Eisen Eis
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Problem Importing .mp4 into Final Cut Pro
by Shane McGee 10 years ago
im having trouble importing a .mp4 i ripped off a dvd my friend gave me of him playing lacrosse. i plan to make a highlight reel of him to send to colleges. basically i guess im looking to figure out
Re: Problem Importing .mp4 into Final Cut Pro
by Michael Litty 7 years ago
It's now 2012 and people are still finding this thread looking for answers. (me) Before posting a question, I search to see if it's been asked. Modern answers to old posts may not be high priority to
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XH-A1 screen suddenly turns to colour bars
by john whiteway 8 years ago
Hi. I've been filming the last couple of days using my Canon XLH1 in SD 4:3 mode. I shot two tapes no problem but today when I went from lock to stand-by to begin shooting again my screen became nothi
Re: XH-A1 screen suddenly turns to colour bars
by Todd Terry 8 years ago
Firstly... which camera are you shooting with Your subject line says XH-A1, but in your post you say it's the XLH1. It sounds to me that you simply have the color bars mode turned on and have recorded
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XH-A1 battery icon disappears
by john whiteway 9 years ago
Hello. I've been happily using an XH-A1 camera for several years. Suddenly yesterday the battery level icon disappeared from the flip-out screen and eye-piece. The battery level icon, showing battery
Re: XH-A1 battery icon disappears
by Aaron Brenner 8 years ago
Did you press the EVF button (under handle) accidentally
Xh A1 automatic audio level
by john whiteway 11 years ago
Hello. What I can't figure out from the manual is whether "audio level" set at "A" for automatic will also automatically control levels when using the XLR ports. The manual's only mention of this sett
Re: Xh A1 automatic audio level
by Brian Findlay 11 years ago
Personally, I never run it in auto.. I've had a couple of experiences where the sound is clipped in regular speech.. I would rather have the audio record in manual at too low a level though a clean so
Any problems with the XH A1 and SD?
by john whiteway 11 years ago
Hello. Sitting here waiting for an answer to an earlier question I've been reading other posts. In one one person talks of having read of some problems occurring when using the XH A1 to shoot in SD. D
Re: Any problems with the XH A1 and SD?
by Warren Morningstar 11 years ago
I always shoot HD and then have the camera down convert to SD during capture. Looks great. Why not capture the best quality image You may want it at a later date. Only reason I can think of for shooti
Using my XL1 mic on an XH A1 ???
by john whiteway 11 years ago
Hello, I've always loved the mic on my XL1. I was wondering if there is any way it can be adapted to be used with the XLR inputs on my new XH A1. I was speaking to a tech at a local AV store about the
XL1 Microphone adapter
by john whiteway 11 years ago
Hello. I need a little help in a hurray. I find I'm going to have to work with the MA 100 Microphone adapter. I've managed to borrow one and am now trying to make sure I fully understand it. What's go
Re: XL1 Microphone adapter
by Jonathan Pitzer 11 years ago
This adapter provides phantom power to the microphonesJonathan Pitzer Production Manager KIDY, KIDZ, KXVA
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