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Mark Morache

avid power user, fcp, xpri
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March 12th 2003
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how do you copy a range from the timeline and paste it somewhere else ? (seems silly but ...)
by Ron Fya 1 day ago
Hello guys, This seems a silly question, but still, it gives me headaches ... How do you copy a range from the timeline and paste it somewhere else (seems silly but ...) On the screencap, I would like
Re: how do you copy a range from the timeline and paste it somewhere else ? (seems silly but ...)
by Mark Morache 1 day ago
You may be better off setting up a multiclip for this. Then the one clip will have all the various angles embedded, and as you copy sections of the multiclip all the angles will follow. It also makes
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FCPX performance, XAVC and my ever running fan
by Mark Morache 2 days ago
I'm curious about the performance of my MBP and my XAVC footage. I've spent thousands of hours editing xdcam 35 footage, using all sorts of layers and effects and my MPB (late 2013 Retnia 2.6 GHz i7 w
Re: FCPX performance, XAVC and my ever running fan
by Mark Morache 1 day ago
Thanks Joe. I downloaded your clip. I feel like I'm getting the same results. Your clip played with a slightly lower cpu than mine because your clip is 24p and mine is 30. I did a clean install of FCP
Is there something wrong with my video card? Nothing playing in viewer.
by Mark Morache 2 weeks ago
I'm seeing nothing in the viewer. It's black. Anyone experience something like this. So while I'm editing, everything is working fine, then playback in the viewer starts flashing, only in the viewer w
Re: Is there something wrong with my video card? Nothing playing in viewer.
by Mark Morache 2 weeks ago
Thanks Noah. I'm going to try to avoid that for now since there's 2 hours of media in the browser. I've restarted the app and the computer a couple of times and I've got it rendering now. It seems to
In and Out Points Stopped Working?
by Ross Barnett 3 weeks ago
Hi guys! Hope someone can help me, you'd really make my day better. Some information on my Mac is: macOS Sierra iMac (27-inch, Late 2013) Processor - 3.4GHz Intel Core 5 Memory - 8GB 1600 MHz DDR3 Sta
Re: In and Out Points Stopped Working?
by Mark Morache 2 weeks ago
I don't know if anyone else suggested this, but if you can open the clip in quicktime x, you can use the trim function "command T" to created a "trimmed" segment of the clip, then save that as a new c
Bugs? Used media indicator and timeline stuck playing.
by Mark Morache 3 weeks ago
Anyone else I've noticed a number of times when all of my raw media is showing the orange "used" line, even though that's not the case. I've found that if I open a different timeline and come back, it
Re: Bugs? Used media indicator and timeline stuck playing.
by Noah Kadner 3 weeks ago
Have seen used indicators misfire but not for a while. When timeline sticks I reinstall. Noah FCPWORKS - FCPX Workflow FCP Exchange - FCPX Workshops XinTwo - FCPX Training
Random projects opening
by Mark Morache 1 month ago
Anyone else have random projects open when you open a library I have 24 projects in the library for the job I'm working on now, and I'm curious about why it never seems to open the last project I was
Re: Random projects opening
by Rikki Blow 1 month ago
yep, this seems to be new to 10.3. FCPX always used to remember exactly the state you left it, but now it opens libraries with its own choice of project. i'm sure there must be some logic rather than
Anyone else miss the ability to collapse video clips?
by Mark Morache 2 months ago
I really miss being able to collapse video clips in my timeline. Things like generators, and still pictures I used to be able to collapse in my timeline in order to see more layers in my timeline. Int
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Ronny Courtens liked this 2 months ago
Re: Anyone else miss the ability to collapse video clips?
by Bret Williams 2 months ago
At the same time, they made the smallest clip size option TOO small. The one that doesn't have thumbnails or audio waveforms. TOO tiny to do much with. On the collapsing thing (wasn't it called minimi
SxS drivers for El Capitan?
by Mark Morache 1 year ago
I upgraded to OSX 10.11, knowing that I could always go back to my backup. No big problems until now. Using my Sonnet Echo Pro Express thunderbolt card adapter, I'm trying to ingest footage from an Sx
Re: SxS drivers for El Capitan?
by Mark Morache 1 year ago
Thanks Nate... Just installed it, and it's all good. I'm back at the speedy ingest speeds for my card. I love it when things work. --------- Mark Morache Evening Magazine, Seattle, WA
XF105 Digital Tele-converter quality
by Mark Morache 3 years ago
Anyone using XF105 who might tell me... We're shooting 720p, and the camera can shoot 1080. Does that mean if we use the 1.5x digital tele-converter that the camera might have no discernible loss of q
Very strange frame rate
by Mark Morache 4 years ago
I tried exporting a clip with an alpha channel out of Motion a couple of different ways, and I couldn't get it to create a clip that was 29.97 fps. Ultimately I want a quicktime clip in the animation
Unexpected frame rate
by Mark Morache 4 years ago
I needed to take a video clip with an alpha channel and freeze and hold the graphic. Not a big deal. Worked pretty easily, however I wanted to export the clip as a quicktime in the animation codec wit
Apple looking to fix audio in FCPX?
by Andy Field 4 years ago
https: discussions.apple.com thread 4810970 discussions.apple.com Apple Support Communities jobs.apple.com us search job=21023361&op...1&openJobId=12923378 Develop software for audio editing, mixing,
Re: Apple looking to fix audio in FCPX?
by Mark Morache 4 years ago
Nice to know they are still working on it. Have they really NOT been working it all this time Request: -keystroke for audio crossfades (extend audio and add fade ) across all selected clips. -real tim
Blog: #7 - Primary School - FCPX On Air
by John Davidson 4 years ago
Hey guys, Everybody wants to know why I avoid the primary storyline when editing promos. There are a myriad of reasons, most of which are related to 'I just do'. It really doesn't bother me much, but
Re: Blog: #7 - Primary School - FCPX On Air
by Mark Morache 4 years ago
Interesting way to cut promos. Like Don, I would never question what works for you... Naw, I actually do that all the time. The primary storyline is where all the power is. There are certainly ways to
Charging clients for Time Code Burns
by Mark Morache 4 years ago
I know this isn't an FCP specific question, however forum people here are familiar with the workflow for doing this on FCP, and frankly, FCP editors are the salt of the earth. That's why I always go t
Re: Charging clients for Time Code Burns
by Mark Morache 4 years ago
That's helpful, thanks. Of course, it's a little different these days. A tape burn meant you popped a vhs tape in the deck, turned on the tc window on the beta deck and hit play and record. An hour la
Resurrecting old project - crashes and motion clips
by Mark Morache 4 years ago
Anyone have any good experience reopening older projects. I have a large project from 2008. (FCP5 FCP6 ) I was very meticulous about saving a copy of the FCP project along with all of the media and st
Re: Resurrecting old project - crashes and motion clips
by Mark Morache 4 years ago
I was afraid of that. I have about 140 of them. Interesting however, when I try to open them in Motion 4, it crashes. When I try to open them in Motion 5, I need to relink the media, but then it acts
Update next week
by Michael Sanders 4 years ago
Seems there's lots of rumours about next week's launch of the Mini iPad. The latest being a new Macmini and a 13" MBPr Could we see 10.0.6 or even 10.1 Can one dare to dream.... Michael Sanders London
Re: Update next week
by Mark Morache 4 years ago
My goodness, I'm certainly getting bone weary of these guessing and waiting games. Apple says these things will come out this year. I'm so tired of the awkward audio editing, the inability to select w
FCPX update soon?
by Steve Connor 5 years ago
I feel it's about time for the next FCPX update, are we due one soon based on the schedule so far Steve Connor "The ripple command is just a workaround for not having a magnetic timelinel" Adrenalin T
Re: FCPX update soon?
by Mark Morache 4 years ago
If they want another $299, it better have all the big and little nigglies fixed, as well as mix me my evening cocktail and rub my feet. --------- Don't live your life in a secondary storyline. Mark Mo
Oscar irony
by Oliver Peters 5 years ago
"Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" Best editing Oscar to Angus Wall and Kirk Baxter. That's two-in-a-row for FCP "legacy". Hmm...... Oliver
Re: Oscar irony
by Mark Morache 5 years ago
I'm with Bill. Let's discuss this in 3-4 years, which would be 2.5 compared with 1999 years. I wonder if the 443 hours of footage for The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo might have benefited from the tagg
The big three
by Michael Sanders 5 years ago
For what its worth, despite being a huge fan of FCP X, after the dust here are my big three apprehensions about FCP X: 1) Editing multichannel audio in the timeline. Even with just two channels it rea
Re: The big three
by Mark Morache 5 years ago
Michael Sanders "Editing multichannel audio in the timeline. Even with just two channels it really is a pain, to make sure everything stays in sync." Sync doesn't become an issue if you keep the audi
Is the name clouding our judgement?
by Oliver Peters 5 years ago
It's been said a number of times by a number of folks, but would we be trying so hard to make FCP X work for everything, if Apple had, in fact, named it "iMovie Pro" (I'm not meaning this as a pejorat
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Martti Ekstrand liked this 5 years ago
Re: Is the name clouding our judgement?
by Mark Morache 5 years ago
Would have I'd say will be, and headed there fast. --------- Don't live your life in a secondary storyline. Mark Morache FCPX FCP7 Xpri Avid Evening Magazine,Seattle, WA http: fcpx.wordpress.com
viewer Q
by tony west 5 years ago
I was just wondering, many folks (including me at first) wanted that viewer window back. I was thinking this morning, it's still there isn't it Just smaller I can see the source clip in one window and
Re: viewer Q
by Mark Morache 5 years ago
I don't miss the extra monitor. I don't begrudge people who do, and I wouldn't mind if they gave me the ability to turn it on and off. I value my real estate with the one window. I've had to do some s
I hate it!
by Alex Hawkins 5 years ago
Hi all, I just finished my first (only and last) job in FCPX. I hated it. The whole magnetic timeline thing to me is so counterintuitive that I just can't see the worth of it. Why I would bother to co
Re: When did you turn the corner on FCPX?
by Mark Morache 5 years ago
Simon Ubsdell "A clip stays floating and connected, almost in a transitional state, until you decide it definitely belongs as part of the spine" I actually don't like secondary storylines as much bec
1-hr tape only accepts 40 minutes of media from timeline when printing to video
by marsha lake 5 years ago
I'm editing a historical doc and using SD media ingested from mini-DV NTSC 720x480 in FCP7. When printing to video (back to Sony mini-dv cassette) from the timeline a one-hour tape will only accept 40
Re: 1-hr tape only accepts 40 minutes of media from timeline when printing to video
by Mark Morache 5 years ago
Marsha... that tape should work just fine for you, but you need a deck or camera that can record in minidv. It's basically the same ones and zeros that are coming through the firewire, it's just the d
Aid me with this... removing a clip by extending the previous clip.
by Mark Morache 5 years ago
There must be a simple workflow for this, but I'm finding that I'm running into this over and over. I have two clips on a track. All I want to do is extend the end of the first clip to the end of the
PS Re: Aid me with this... removing a clip by extending the previous clip.
by Carsten Orlt 5 years ago
Mark, Lifting a clip out of the primary storyline also helps with the other problem you were describing in another threat about slipping a clip in place but having the problem that the connected clip
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Mark Morache liked this 5 years ago
Everytime I open motion... connection failed error
by Mark Morache 5 years ago
This is an ip address from the internet at my work. I don't know what it's trying to connect to. I've tried trashing my preferences, and it doesn't seem to help. (I masked the actuall address for the
Should converting to WMV really take this long?
by Mark Morache 5 years ago
I tried searching the forum for this info, but didn't find it. 2.66 dual core i7 MBP with 8g ram. It's taking flip for mac 50 minutes to convert a 5 minute clip at 720p. I'm going directly out of quic
Re: Should converting to WMV really take this long?
by Mark Morache 5 years ago
Chris Tompkins "We use Episode to encode masters to wmv files." $500 for episode No thanks, I don't encode that many wmv files. I have parallels on my MBP. Is there some cheap windows software that I
FCP user wants to know which keyboard shortcut set to use.
by Mark Morache 6 years ago
I see that Adobe has created a shortcut set for FCP users to help smooth out the learning curve. I'd like some advice. Is there any advantage in forcing myself to learn the default PP shortcuts, becau
Re: FCP user wants to know which keyboard shortcut set to use.
by ben g unguren 6 years ago
After two months of using Premiere alongside FCP I have added dozens of custom hotkeys, but in general have tried to keep Premiere's default hotkeys where they are. After about a month, the Premiere h
Trimming video without "send to motion"
by Mark Morache 6 years ago
Forgive me if this has been asked and answered, but is there an elegant way to trim long clips for motion I have up to 30 minute clips, and it's a challenge to pull 10 seconds out of it. I see that if
Re: Trimming video without "send to motion"
by Andy Neil 6 years ago
The short answer to your metadata question is yes. FCP and Motion seem to know the timecode and trim the clip accordingly, but it's not visible in an easily modifiable way inside Motion. Normally this
Best Practice for WMV client approval
by Mark Morache 6 years ago
Alright... I looked this up in the archive and there's a thread that's over two years old, and things change, so I'm re-asking. What do you do with clients who need to see a wmv file for approval As e
Re: Best Practice for WMV client approval - iChat Theater?
by Mark Morache 6 years ago
Adrian... thx for the tip on takeoffvideo. I'm going to check that out. Chris... never had heard about quiettube. I love it. I'm definitely going to use that for future youtube links. I've got dropbox
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