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nick ring

I work and play in Community Media.
Member Since:
November 6th 2007
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Western Mass.
favorites from timecode list
by Ron Fya 3 months ago
Hey all, Does someone know if it's possible to create favorites on a clip from a list of TC ins & outs someone typed in a spreadsheet Is there any XML tool doing just that Thanks ! R.
Re: favorites from timecode list
by nick ring 3 months ago
I was actually looking just yesterday for something like this. I have someone who is working on a documentary piece and he logged his footage by hand to paper. I am thinking getting that into a spread
Happy Holidays to All, but most especially to ...
by Simon Ubsdell 10 months ago
... Tim Wilson. Not only does he do an amazing, tireless job of keeping this fantastic resource available to us all, but he's also brilliant, and funny, and generous, and ridiculously knowledgeable, a
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nick ring liked this 10 months ago
Re: Happy Holidays to All, but most especially to ...
by Mark Raudonis 9 months ago
Good to hear from you again, Tim! Happy New Year! My day's NOT complete without a stroll through the pasture. Wandering through the weeds I can often get a sense of the state of our industry. Are the
FCP X 10.4 Released.
by Bill Davis 10 months ago
As previewed at the Creative Summit - the new release of FCP X - 10.4 dropped today. Does NOT require High Sierra as some had surmised. Have fun today! Creator of XinTwo - http: www.xintwo.com The sho
Re: FCP X 10.4 Released.
by nick ring 10 months ago
I haven't tested it yet, but this line in the Motion 5.4 release notes caught my eye: Easily convert between a Motion project, Final Cut Pro generator, Final Cut Pro title, Final Cut Pro effect, or Fi
FCP X Summit: new features/news
by Andrew Kimery 12 months ago
Peter Wiggins on Twitter is posting screen shots of the new color grading tools in X (wheels and curves). Color board is still there though (user can pick which UI to use). https: twitter.com PeterWig
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Re: FCP X Summit: new features/news
by Oliver Peters 12 months ago
Andrew Kimery "First post and already bombs are being thrown. Thanks Oliver. ;)" Color board for Bill, wheels for everyone else. It's a win-win! - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
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nick ring liked this 12 months ago
OT: Adobe CC 2018
by Oliver Peters 12 months ago
New updates abound! - Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
Re: OT: Adobe CC 2018
by Oliver Peters 12 months ago
FYI - a quick overview from a few weeks ago, before I had my hands on it. https: digitalfilms.wordpress.com 2017 09 15 adobes-late-2017-creative-cloud-updates Oliver Oliver Peters - oliverpeters.com
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nick ring liked this 12 months ago
Fascinating Premiere 6K workflow story from Vashi Nedomansky
by Simon Ubsdell 1 year ago
So much interesting information here: https: www.facebook.com premierepro videos 10155088156505619 Simon Ubsdell tokyo productions hawaiki
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David Lawrence liked this 1 year ago
Re: Fascinating Premiere 6K workflow story from Vashi Nedomansky
by nick ring 1 year ago
"It would be nice if you could just "skim" and edit projects in the browser instead of making compounds, not a big time saving but it would be a slightly more elegant solution. I sent that as a featur
A big audio sync how-do-I-resolve-this challenge
by nick ring 2 years ago
Interesting challenge. I have someone with a FCPX project with audio sync issues. There are 50-something tape captures of home movies from VHS, Hi-8 and miniDV. He has created 10 different projects, e
Re: A big audio sync how-do-I-resolve-this challenge
by nick ring 2 years ago
"Hire an intern." Ha! Yes, that's actually part of my plan as I have a couple available. I want to use the intern most effectively.
10.3
by Steve Connor 2 years ago
https: www.apple.com final-cut-pro
Re: 10.3
by nick ring 2 years ago
I'm excited to see that feature. I also bought the plugin on sale from MotionVFX. I like them and I'm sorry they got Sherlocked on this one, but it's good to see a native version. Perhaps it can be im
Credits are the bane of my existence - OT rant
by Herb Sevush 2 years ago
Ladies and gentlemen - this should not be so hard. Broadcast productions need credits which need specialized formatting which is made essential by the fact that they grow ever longer as producer's han
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David Lawrence liked this 2 years ago
Re: Credits are the bane of my existence - OT rant
by nick ring 2 years ago
sub-rant: Telepromoter software is the bane of my existence. Is there Mac-based teleprompter software that you actually like
Waiting for Apple again. And again. And again ...
by Herb Sevush 2 years ago
Need to put together another editing station by first week in October. Just for the convenience of Thunderbolt I'm thinking about going nMpro. But who wants to buy a 3 year old machine when Apple is s
Re: Waiting for Apple again. And again. And again ...
by nick ring 2 years ago
Rumor mill seems to suggest that new macs will not be at the September 7th event, but quite possibly in October...conveniently just outside your window.
How to optimize your FCPX experience
by Oliver Peters 3 years ago
A frequent theme here seems to be that some folks are having a great experience and others find X to be laggy and less than a pleasant experience. I've had both, so I wonder, what are the specifics th
Re: How to optimize your FCPX experience
by nick ring 3 years ago
Are you having the problem just with Blu-ray or with DVDs as well Does it happen both when burning a disc and when saving an image file The 68% issue is a flag. Googling this issues suggests that a nu
FCP X file management in a university computer lab
by Sasha Hussey 4 years ago
Hello, I'm the manager of a computer lab of 5 iMacs running FCP X (10.1.3). Any students, faculty, and staff on campus with potentially no previous experience with video editing come to use the lab, s
Re: FCP X file management in a university computer lab
by Andrew Gash 3 years ago
Sasha, Whether or not you use the external drive option, I've got a couple ideas that I think might help. IF YOU DO DECIDE to have each student use their own drive, the last tip I've got will really b
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nick ring liked this 3 years ago
Very OT: i can't realy explain how much I hate Apple right now.
by Herb Sevush 3 years ago
My ipod classic just died in a bout of owner stupidity when I left my sun roof open during a rain storm. I have excuses: exhaustion, long trip -- but yeah, I'm an ultra-maroon and I'm in a mess of my
Re: Very OT: i can't realy explain how much I hate Apple right now.
by Mark Suszko 3 years ago
Dude: YOU CAN FIX IT. Ifixit.com carries all the parts to rebuild a Classic, and because they were so large, they are fairly easy to work on. I know because I've fixed 3 or 4 ipods of various model us
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nick ring liked this 3 years ago
Batch export to multiple settings
by Bret Williams 4 years ago
So is this something new If I'm adding a destination for export, I can shift click multiple compressor settings and it comes into FCP X labeled a "compressor bundle." Choosing that for export instantl
Re: Batch export to multiple settings
by nick ring 4 years ago
It's been a long time since I tested it, but I used to regularly export to DVD and Vimeo. If I created a bundle that created the DVD first, it would stop the process at the point of the dialog box for
camcorder and related equipment advice
by Erik Feder 4 years ago
Hi, I came across this forum doing a web search and it seems good so thought I could ask some advice. I am an American living in Germany; I have a video background and have recently been contacted by
Re: camcorder and related equipment advice
by Mark Suszko 4 years ago
My usual first advice on such a project is to rent the camera instead of buying it, unless you're going to use it so often that owning is cheaper. You can usually rent a higher level camera than you c
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nick ring liked this 4 years ago
The Honda Ad Timeline
by Bill Davis 4 years ago
Just had an on-line chat with the editor of the Honda ad and got permission to post a larger timeline screenshot. I wanted to post it here because over the past few years we've had a lot of questions
Re: The Honda Ad Timeline
by Thomas Carter 4 years ago
David Cherniack "Maybe I'm missing something crucial, but the idea that this timeline is an advance over fixed tracks for audio seems incomprehensible" The usefulness of 'trackless editing' reaches f
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nick ring liked this 4 years ago
Yosemite
by joe mordecai 4 years ago
If anyone's made the upgrade to Yosemite - how's FCP X working Anything broken Anyone else with a 2010 Mac Pro with a Radeon 7950 card
Re: Yosemite
by nick ring 4 years ago
I'm using the final Yosemite public beta and I haven't had any problems with FCPX, though I've only done basic work in it. I had been keeping an eye on compatibility reports and ran a test instance be
Pop quiz: if you need a huge, bullet-proof NAS server in a hurry?
by Mark Suszko 4 years ago
Say you have... um. a friend, who has five edit rooms plus a control room, and he... or she... needs a really reliable and fast server, using ethernet and thunderbolt to save 2k HD programs and raw 2K
Re: Pop quiz: if you need a huge, bullet-proof NAS server in a hurry?
by Bob Zelin 4 years ago
Mark - you keep referring to the 2K workflow, as if 2K, or 4K mean something. It doesn't. All these data rates are based on the compression codec that you are using (like ProRes422, Sony XDCamEX, RED
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nick ring liked this 4 years ago
New Retina iMac coming soon?
by Steve Connor 4 years ago
http: www.macrumors.com 2014 09 29 retina-imac-27-amd This might be a nice FCP X machine as well as precursor to new Retina Displays
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David Mathis liked this 4 years ago
Re: New Retina iMac coming soon?
by nick ring 4 years ago
The 9to5Mac post included this line: Sources also say that Apple is preparing updates to iMovie and Final Cut Pro with improved tools for editing high-resolution, 4K footage.so, perhaps. I am intrigue
Losing in-house studio, need to rethink equipment
by Joe Knapp 4 years ago
Well, that went fast.... As the single video producer editor photographer for my company, I was excited to get my own small studio space this past January. A mere 9 months later, I've been told we nee
Re: Losing in-house studio, need to rethink equipment
by Mark Suszko 4 years ago
Skip the slider; spend that money on a good TTL teleprompter head, software, and laptop or other system for feeding it: will be used much more, and it helps make the less talented people you need to w
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nick ring liked this 4 years ago
BBC adopts FCP X for news editing
by Ronny Courtens 4 years ago
From the fcp.co home page: http: www.fcp.co final-cut-pro articles 1487-the-bbc-adopts-final-cut-pro-x-for-news-gathering - Ronny
Re: BBC adopts FCP X for news editing!!!!!
by James Ewart 4 years ago
Wait and see what Aindreas has to say I guess ... or somebody at Adobe
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nick ring liked this 4 years ago
Death of Aperture-FCPX Next?
by Greg Jones 4 years ago
This is precisely why I would be nervous about using FCPX. Forgot the fact about lack of tracks, audio mixer, etc. The fact that Apple just drops apps without thinking makes me nervous. I love their h
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Lance Moody liked this 4 years ago
Re: Death of Aperture-FCPX Next?
by Andy Neil 4 years ago
Mitch Ives "I read the info... you obviously didn't" Oh I read it. The Apple statement which says that Aperture users will be able to migrate their photos to the new program. And the pure speculation
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nick ring liked this 4 years ago
Mic choice and placement Filming live Theatre
by Luke Younge 4 years ago
Hi I'm going to be filming a piece of live theatre soon and need some help planning the audio capture. I plan to shoot on 3 cameras. There are 5 actors. The main character is wearing underwear only an
Re: Mic choice and placement Filming live Theatre
by nick ring 4 years ago
There are others who can speak to this with far more expertise than me (and this may be too late to be useful), but... - Be mindful of the 3:1 rule (description 1, 2) - Hanging chorus mics can be usef
Soccer. ..F*** No. Why not many in N.A. give much of a sh**
by David Cherniack 4 years ago
a) it's painfully slow but more importantly. . b) referees' horrible calls all too frequently decide the game. Case a) above in today's game. I fell asleep in the 1st half. Case b) above in today's ga
Re: Soccer. ..F*** No. Why not many in N.A. give much of a sh**
by Bret Williams 4 years ago
Have you tried trashing your preferences
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FCPX Is Now A Universal Logging and Organizing Tool For Any NLE
by David Lawrence 4 years ago
I was very excited when I saw that event translation was unofficially added to Xto7 a few months ago. While's it's no secret how I feel about the FCPX timeline, the idea of having keyword collections
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Re: FCPX Is Now A Universal Logging and Organizing Tool For Any NLE
by Craig Alan 4 years ago
http: dvcreators.net what-does-the-guy-who-led-the-original-final-cut-pro-revolution-think-of-the-final-cut-pro-x-release Scroll down to the section that begins: The Truth about the Origins of Final C
Adobe CC goes down for 24 hours
by Mitch Ives 4 years ago
This is something so many people have predicted. As I understand it, if you had it already installed and weren't due to renew this month on that day, you were okay. I hope no one missed a deadline or
Re: Adobe CC goes down for 24 hours
by Jeremy Garchow 4 years ago
Microsoft Office365 wasn't working either, and to add insult to injury, Netflix was also down. Of course, I picked the wrong day to stop sniffing glue, I mean, I picked the wrong day to try and instal
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10.9.3 Released
by Keith Koby 4 years ago
10.9.3 Released. Anything else Refresh! Refresh!
Re: 10.9.3 Released
by nick ring 4 years ago
Not holding my breath yet, but I'm in the camp that it had to wait for 10.9.3 (for whatever reason). Here's hoping.
FCP 10.1.2 Where are you?
by David Mathis 4 years ago
It has been more than three months since we have seen an update. Slowly losing my mind, slowly going nuttier than a fruitcake and going to call a shrink to have my head examined.
Re: FCP 10.1.2 Where are you?
by Richard Herd 4 years ago
Walter Soyka "how would you mix 11 simultaneous sources at the same time" I know you asked Franz (and it was probably rhetorical); however,... This happens all the time with a single engineer. It's a
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Corning Optical Thunderbolt 2 cable
by Bob Zelin 4 years ago
Hi - I have no idea of where to post something like this, so I figured you guys would be interested. At NAB 2014, I saw the Corning Optical Thunderbolt 2 cables, which can be 10 meters, 30 meters or 6
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nick ring liked this 4 years ago
Re: Corning Optical Thunderbolt 2 cable
by Jeff Dufour 4 years ago
Hey Lance, I just purchased the http: www.lg.com us monitors lg-34UM95-P-ultrawide-monitor yesterday and will be connecting it to my Mac Pro when it arrives this coming Monday. I purchased it from Fry
Anyone Used SoundSoap 3?
by Charlie Austin 4 years ago
Specifically the AU plugin version, but any impressions are welcome. :-) ------------------------------------------------------------- My FCPX Babbling blog "It is a poor craftsman who blames his tool
Re: Anyone Used SoundSoap 3?
by nick ring 4 years ago
I am a bit dense at times, but I had trouble using RX as a FCPX plugin. Exporting the audio and processing in RX standalone has produced much better results for me. I haven't used Audition since Cool
Bob Zelin wasn't too kind to X
by Bobby Mosca 4 years ago
This is from Bob Zelin's NAB roundup. Too harsh "BOB ON NAB NLEs Ed. note: We asked Bob for his observations on NLEs in a follow-up email. As someone who designs and installs systems for a wide variet
Re: Bob Zelin wasn't too kind to X
by Tim Wilson 4 years ago
Simon Ubsdell "Could you please engrave this in stone and set it up where everyone can see it for evermore " I actually have it tattooed across my lower back with a male stripper in a martini glass,
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Resolve 11 What is your plan?
by David Mathis 5 years ago
I knew that Black Magic would pull the rabbit out of the hat again but the news about Resolve 11 was just plain awesome. I will still stay with X, not going to abandon ship. Just curious as to who mig
Re: Resolve 11 What is your plan?
by Oliver Peters 5 years ago
I'm going to amend my thoughts on Resolve 11 as only being a finishing editor. Resolve 11 is significantly ahead of Resolve 10 in the editing department. At the end of today, I went back and spent abo
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nick ring liked this 5 years ago
Accidental Flagging.
by nick ring 5 years ago
I accidentally flagged a perfectly good post (that I was considering up-voting). I couldn't identify a way to "unflag" or to whom to direct an "ignore that flag!" message. Is there an appropriate way
Re: Accidental Flagging.
by nick ring 5 years ago
Thanks much! -nick
Not sure how to bring it up exactly...is anyone following the New Mexico photographer and AZ law?
by Richard Herd 5 years ago
If so, does it mean video editors must edit anything a client requests To be sure, I would totally edit and photograph a lesbian wedding. Can freelancers choose jobs for whatever reasons Here's more i
Re: Not sure how to bring it up exactly...is anyone following the New Mexico photographer and AZ law?
by Jeremy Garchow 5 years ago
Mitch Ives "I'm anti wedding video jobs. Hardest way to make a living in video..." Then this should be your boiler plate response It's funny how the "Petitioner" will accept money in exchange for a p
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Going back and forth between 10.0.x and 10.1
by Dave Gage 5 years ago
This seems fairly doable with the new Library structure. The reason I may try this, at least temporarily, is that for numerous business reasons I won't be leaving 10.6.8 for awhile and have been using
Re: Going back and forth between 10.0.x and 10.1
by nick ring 5 years ago
As the others noted, you should be fine. 10.1 won't update events projects unless you tell it to and you can manage that easily enough. 10.0.x won't see the libraries because they don't fit the rigid
FCX 10.1 and HDMI
by Don Smith 5 years ago
By what I read it appears that the latest MacBook Pro and the new Mac Pro can be used by FCPX 10.1 to natively use the HDMI port as a timeline video output to a video monitor. My Thunderbolt mid-2012
Re: FCX 10.1 and HDMI
by nick ring 5 years ago
I am using a late 2013 15" rMBP w discrete GPU. I did a quick test the other day to confirm that this does exist. I connected to a HDTV via HDMI out. in FCPX 10.1 preferences you'll see the HDTV liste
Disable AppNap for FCP-X if you migrate to Mavericks!
by Bill Davis 5 years ago
Just passing on notes from other discussions. In Mavericks - Apple enabled a new thing called App Nap to provide for better battery performance on laptops. Unfortunately, unless you disable it for spe
Re: Disable AppNap for FCP-X if you migrate to Mavericks!
by nick ring 5 years ago
Thanks for the reminder. I've finally gotten around to doing it. I'm assuming it would also be a good idea for Compressor as well.
LG W2243T out of range with A/V Switcher
by Duane Cabot 5 years ago
Hi, I have a LG Flatron W2243T monitor that I want to use as a multiview display with my a v switcher (sony MCS-8M). When I plug it via a DVI cable I get a ''out of range 33.6 30 hz'' message. I can't
Re: LG W2243T out of range with A/V Switcher
by nick ring 5 years ago
Replying for a bit of future reference. I just encountered the same problem with an LG 2242T and an Acer monitor as well (which gave me less info). I did find out that if I set the MCS-8M to 720 inste
Has FCX reached a professional status?
by Rainer Wirth 5 years ago
Hi folks, I'm still on FCP7 and just wants to know, whether X has made the step onto a professional level. I mean functions like relinking files, setting them offline, share a project file, working wi
Re: Has FCX reached a professional status?
by nick ring 5 years ago
Oh, for forum stickies! I'm not actually diehard about it, but if there was ever a topic that needed a sticky in this forum, this would be it. Andy's answer is a solid summation. Maybe someday we'll h
Working with audio components in a multicam clip, not sure on the best workflow.
by nick ring 6 years ago
I'm attempting to assist someone on a FCPX project they're working on and I'm a bit stuck on the best workflow from where he's at now to the end. What they're doing: Project is a 2-camera multicam of
Re: Working with audio components in a multicam clip, not sure on the best workflow.
by T. Payton 6 years ago
Nick, I'm not entirely sure exactly what you are asking but let me address a few things. nick ring "What is the best route to take for exporting the audio " You might not have to. See below. nick ring
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Requesting advice on Disc Duplicators/Printers (including Systor Discmaster series)
by nick ring 6 years ago
We're looking to set up a new DVD duplication disc printing system at work. I currently have a budget of about $2500 for this. I've read back through almost every thread of the last 5 years on these f
Interview Audio Problem
by Richard Kuenneke 6 years ago
I'm trying to remove the hiss in an audio interview through the tools available in FCPX and not having much success. I've tried posting a clip of the audio on this forum and that didn't seem to work e
Re: Interview Audio Problem
by nick ring 6 years ago
I see that this particular case as been resolved and there are number of good tips on getting good audio to begin with, particularly with DSLRs. I wanted to pipe in and say that I'm not fond of the no
Make loud parts of a clip the same volume as the quiet parts and vice/versa
by eric vinyard 6 years ago
All my years of working with audio and I've never found a way to do this, though I'm sure there must be. I'm working with a clip of three people talking. Person number three is considerably louder tha
Re: Make loud parts of a clip the same volume as the quiet parts and vice/versa
by nick ring 6 years ago
Seconding Levelator. You have no control over it, so it either works for you or it doesn't, but if your source files are fairly clean, without extraneous sounds, noise, etc., it can be incredibly help
I'll just leave this here
by Daniel Frome 7 years ago
Today I received my first offer to edit a half-hour TV spot ...in Adobe Premiere. It's the first time it's happened to me and I thought it poignant to mark it down. I've done plenty of TV in FCP7 and
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Re: I'll just leave this here
by nick ring 7 years ago
I'm fairly an utter novice w Premiere, but the brief glimpse of CS6 do look good. The button clutter was one of the things I hated about Premiere--the streamlining of that, at least at first glance, l
Essential non-camera must haves?
by adam taylor 7 years ago
Its a long time since i was out in the field, and back then it was my job to cart all the kit around - not easy when it was low-band video recorders, portable monitors, Hitachi Z1, etc. I recently got
Re: Essential non-camera must haves?
by nick ring 7 years ago
I was on a panel last year for Public Access on essentially this topic. When I mentioned Gaffers tape people laughed--it's obvious, but it isn't. A plastic credit card style card with black tape wrapp
Text inconsistencies across commonly-formatted clips.
by nick ring 9 years ago
I've tried searching and haven't found anything that relates to my problem. I've got a member here at our access center working on a project due today. She has put captions on the video using the stan
Re: Text inconsistencies across commonly-formatted clips.
by nick ring 9 years ago
Thanks, Chris, for the advice. unfortunately at this moment I don't think that's the fix. Her project is fairly intensive and essentially done and this has only manifested itself since yesterday with
No external video playback, capturing is fine.
by nick ring 10 years ago
This may be an easy fix, but I am stumped. I am unable to get my video to playback on the external monitor whereas the same setup has worked for years. It has had the same hardware setup for several y
Re: No external video playback, capturing is fine.
by nick ring 10 years ago
The deck is definitely in DV mode (I have switched out and back to cnfirm). And, yes, basically I am getting no signal from the computer. I am still stumped.
JPGs from Powerpoint crashing FCP.
by nick ring 10 years ago
I'm working with a member at our access station on a project which is primarily a talk with powerpoint slides. They gave me the powerpoint file which I exported to JPGs on a Windows machine. I then dr
Re: JPGs from Powerpoint crashing FCP.
by Richard Harrington 10 years ago
1. Never use JPEGs in a video timeline. 2. You can batch convert them to TIFF or PICT with Automator or Photoshop 3. Keynote can export stills (If you have the Apple book... look at the Appendix ion t
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