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Using M100 since 1997
FCP since 2002
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FCPX 10.4 won't open 10.3 projects
by greg holl 2 years ago
Update: I went back to FCPX 10.3 just copying the program file from one of my time machine backups. So problem one solved. Hi Forum, without asking FCPX was updated on my mac. After opening it asks me
Re: FCPX 10.4 won't open 10.3 projects
by olof ekbergh 2 years ago
My FCPX 10.3 projects all update fine and open in 10.4. I am on OS 10.13.2, works fine on 2 Macs am MBP TOL 2016 and a TOL iMac 2012. The only plugins I use are LUT Utility and ColorFinale Pro. Those
A Comprehensive List of NLE Systems
by Scott Thomas 4 years ago
My brother and I were talking over the holiday season about NLE systems, and we were discussing the many that have come and gone. Has anyone kept a list I started at the tail end of the linear editing
Re: A Comprehensive List of NLE Systems
by olof ekbergh 4 years ago
Did anyone other than me use Radius (MacClone) computer and Radius Telecast. It was a Mac 8100 I seem to remember, and the thing never really worked. There was a cheaper version Radius Edit that used
10.2.3 Update is here
by joe mordecai 4 years ago
Motion + Compressor as well. For the most part, stability bug fix updates. I think we were all secretly hoping for something bigger after six months, but oh well - life goes on!
Re: 10.2.3 Update is here
by olof ekbergh 4 years ago
That pesky problem with XAVC-L is on the fix list. That is great for all FS5 shooters editors. Olof Ekbergh
FS5 UHD footage clipping problem.
by olof ekbergh 4 years ago
This happens with the XAVC-L internal UHD recorded footage. The FS7 XAVC-I does not do this. There must be some meta tag that is telling the SW how to interpret the footage. The clipping is real at le
Re: FS5 UHD footage clipping problem.
by olof ekbergh 4 years ago
There will be a fix soon. I just had a long talk with Apple FCPX tech support a couple layers up. And they will be fixing this at some point. The FS5 is not on the approved list yet but it will be hop
FCPX clipping Sony FS5 UHD footage
by olof ekbergh 4 years ago
I found this testing my new Sony FS5 happens with the XAVC-L internal UHD recorded footage. The FS7 XAVC-I does not do this. There must be some meta tag that is telling the SW how to interpret the foo
Re: FCPX clipping Sony FS5 UHD footage
by olof ekbergh 4 years ago
I just had a long talk with Apple FCPX tech support a couple layers up. And they will be fixing this at some point. The FS5 is not on the approved list yet but it will be hopefully soon. Thy seem to t
Organizing LUTs folder
by Lucio Lepri 4 years ago
Hi there, my Resolve's LUTs men is a complete mess, it's not followiong any folder ar alphabetical order and that makes it very hard to navigate, despite the fact that my Resolve's LUTs folder is meti
Re: Organizing LUTs folder
by olof ekbergh 4 years ago
Go to the Project Settings Color Management Look Up Tables and click on Open LUT folder. You can then organic in folders and rename .cube files. Then just reload, this can take while. And you are done
Subtitles
by simon Cooper 5 years ago
Hi I am new here. I am profoundly deaf and have been asked to add subtitles to Final Cut Pro X to output to use with Vimeo and YouTube and possible burn to DVD, memory stick (quicktime). Can you pleas
Re: Subtitles
by olof ekbergh 5 years ago
I have always used Sublime, it is very easy to use and works great on long projects for Blurry and DVD: http: www.supramotion.de sublime screenshots Olof Ekbergh
best cheap method of digitising VHS tapes into FCPX
by sj miller 5 years ago
... been given some ancient footage, they only have vhs tapes. Any reccomendations for the most affordable solution to digitise the footage for use in FCPX thanks
Re: best cheap method of digitising VHS tapes into FCPX
by olof ekbergh 5 years ago
I have used a Matrox MX02, an old AJA M100 board set and BM Ultrastudio. They all work quit well. Just be aware that often old tapes in VHS machines drift so sometimes it takes a few tries to get ever
FCPX and Yosemite how is it working out with plugins etc?
by olof ekbergh 5 years ago
I am just wondering what luck editors are having with the new OS update. Maybe we can get a list of problematic plugins. Personally one plugin I don't want to be without is the new LUTutility. Has any
Re: FCPX and Yosemite how is it working out with plugins etc?
by Simon Ubsdell 5 years ago
Jeff Kirkland "With Yosemite's changes to AV Foundation under the hood, I think you'll find the plugins most at risk are those like mObject and many from FX Factory that are more GPU intensive." Hi J
How to close timeline history projects?
by olof ekbergh 5 years ago
I know if you quit and close libraries then the history (< ) buttons are cleared. But is there a way to close them from a list or just by right clicking the project. I am currently working on 44 sh
Re: How to close timeline history projects?
by olof ekbergh 5 years ago
Brett, normally I would not care, except this current job is 44 2-5 min WEB Vids and I reuse a lot of parts from different programs, so I switch programs (sorry Projects) to grab short parts and past
FCPX 10.1.1 about to be released!
by Steve Connor 6 years ago
http: support.apple.com kb HT4589 viewlocale=en_US&locale=en_US Steve Connor There's nothing we can't argue about on the FCPX COW Forum
Re: FCPX 10.1.1 about to be released!
by olof ekbergh 6 years ago
Here! Olof Ekbergh
Question about thunderbolt storage & RAID
by Andre van Berlo 6 years ago
Alright everyone, RAID I ve got quite a few 1TB, 2TB, 3TB drives for storage but want to start using a RAID for much needed read write speed. (my current drives are either USB 2.0 or 3.0) I was lookin
Re: Question about thunderbolt storage & RAID
by olof ekbergh 6 years ago
The best fast and redundant RAID is level 5 or above. These cost more and use more drives but are redundant and fast. If you can only afford RAID 0 then using your slower USB drives to either manually
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How to edit a video to play on 3 simultanious screens. Video art installation.
by Chrix Lanier 6 years ago
Hi, I want to do a video art installation which will play a video that will export out onto 3 different monitors simultaneously. I am curious if anyone has done this before and how I thought at first
Re: How to edit a video to play on 3 simultanious screens. Video art installation.
by olof ekbergh 6 years ago
I would go with a show controller and 3 digital players. Gilderfluke.com is a great source for these video installations. I have done them lots of times even back in the 90's using tape decks. Later D
Is Media 100 Dead?
by jeremy Rowell 7 years ago
Have not seen any updates in awhile, and no upgrades are planned. Is it time to start looking at alternatives when I am adding new systems to my production facility Anyone have any information that po
Re: Is Media 100 Dead?
by olof ekbergh 7 years ago
Michael, once you start to work with FCPX, you will be really impressed by how quickly you can work. And how easily and well you can manage media. As soon as you mount a card or a HD with pretty much
Strange crash lost 35 minutes work
by olof ekbergh 7 years ago
I was working on a lower third graphic in the timeline, changing text color and I had just imported 2 large 5000 + px wide .jpgs. All of a sudden FCPX quit. This usually is not a big deal, just restar
Re: Strange crash lost 35 minutes work
by olof ekbergh 7 years ago
Julian Bowman "Is there any reason why we simply cannot have a save as " Saving the project as a duplicate and renaming (indexing it) does a save as, that is what I do, always have. But now I will mo
Canon C100 PF30 clips in FCPX
by olof ekbergh 7 years ago
I just got the new C100. I love the camera, fantastic images. But just a word of caution if you shoot 1080 29.97 progressive (and 25 frame as well I think). Canon does not use the same version of AVCH
Re: Canon C100 PF30 clips in FCPX
by olof ekbergh 7 years ago
As far as I remember this has always been there. Is it possible your clips don't have embedded TC Olof Ekbergh
M100 and BM Ultrastudio Express?
by olof ekbergh 7 years ago
I have a new Ultrastudio Express and a MBP retina, came with 10.8.2. M100 can not use the video drivers. Is there an update coming soon Olof Ekbergh
Panasonic AG-AF100 and M100
by Marcus Warren 7 years ago
Anyone using the Panasonic AG-AF100 with Media 100 Suite Thoughts, impressions, difficulties concerning importing the video
Re: Panasonic AG-AF100 and M100
by olof ekbergh 7 years ago
Michael, yes I am sorry as well M100 has been my main NLE for 15 years now. It is like an old friend. I still really like it. But for years now I have used FCP more and more to pre-process media be fo
Media 100 Upgrade
by Marcus Warren 7 years ago
Can we expect a Media 100 upgrade before the end of the year
Re: Media 100 Upgrade
by olof ekbergh 7 years ago
Tabbed bins and programs would be a great improvement. Olof Ekbergh
FCPX You May Hate but You Still Come Here to Congregate!
by Gary Slickman 7 years ago
Just for kicks I went to the PP forum to check out all of the hoopla sorrounding the second coming (though in Adobe's case it's really the first coming) but it was dull and lifeless compared to the fr
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Re: FCPX You May Hate but You Still Come Here to Congregate!
by Craig Seeman 7 years ago
Bobby Mosca "So FCPX really could end up changing everything in post! Not in the way they might have wanted, but still a win." It may even be a win for Apple. When you see things like Smoke for Mac a
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olof ekbergh liked this 7 years ago
Is the Mac Pro Dead?
by Peter Corbett 7 years ago
Just reading the Videoguys blog, who say the word on the street at NAB was that the Mac Pro line is dead and there won't be any update. Did anyone else at NAB get this feeling talking to Apple people
Re: Is the Mac Pro Dead?
by Shane Ross 7 years ago
Adobe showed of CS 6 on PCs...and iMacs. Autodesk had Smoke running on an iMac in their booth, and in the AJA booth. AJA, Matrox, Blackmagic, MOTU...all have thunderbolt solutions. Touting them over o
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Thinking About Building a Cinema Camera Rig
by Matthew Sonnenfeld 7 years ago
So I will probably be placing my pre-order for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera from B&H within the next couple days and I am trying to think what would be the best way to spec it out with accessories to
Re: Thinking About Building a Cinema Camera Rig
by olof ekbergh 7 years ago
I will definitely be building a rig for this really innovative camera. Initially I will be using my NanoFlash to convert to hdmi and I have both the SmallHD and Zakuto EVF. I will also incorporate IDX
upgrade 10.0.4 ???
by Andy Borowa 8 years ago
Look at Balckamgic: What's new in Desktop Video 9.2.1 Support for Final Cut Pro X 10.0.4 !!!!!! -- Pozdro Andy
Re: upgrade 10.0.4 ???
by Thomas Frank 8 years ago
No its not, in fact we have a issue with the two graphic cards. Avid is working on it. Not as fast as Apple but they are working it... well that what the hotline said. Could tis typo on the Blackmagic
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xdcam mpeg4 transfer / import to media100
by elimelech mor 8 years ago
Mac os x10.6.8 2X2.4 GHz Quad Core 24GB media100 ver.2.0.1 quicktime - 10.0 Hello, I need advice about getting mp4 xdcam files to the media 100. I got xdcam transfer installed but it seems I lack some
Re: xdcam mpeg4 transfer / import to media100
by olof ekbergh 8 years ago
Once the files have been re-wrapped to .mov, this is very quick. You can then import them into M100 and transcode to Prores or any other M100 supported codec. It is a 2 step process. Use Sony XDcam tr
Big Headache - JVC-.MOV files to Media100
by Gerry Condez 8 years ago
Big headache from last night miracle today Ok, got a very interesting experience here. I tried to import some MOV files taken from a JVC camera wrapped in XDCam format and all green, no video files af
Re: Big Headache - JVC-.MOV files to Media100
by olof ekbergh 8 years ago
I work a lot with XDcam and EXcam files both from a NanoFlash and EX3 EX1R cams. The only way to work with those in M100 is to transcode either during import to M100 or before importing. From the Nano
exporting 16x9 problem
by noah wight 8 years ago
I m trying to export a program range from an ntsc 601 16x9 line and it s coming out 720x486 Driving me nuts. What is the setting I m missing suite 2. thanks. N
Re: exporting 16x9 problem
by olof ekbergh 8 years ago
I usually do an export by reference (or self contained) and then use Sorenson or Compressor to do a conversion, to whatever pixel size I need. I take it this is for computer viewing. NTSC D1 16:9 is 7
Media 100 Crash at launch
by Dave Simpson 8 years ago
Hello, After a 3 year hiatus I have just returned to the Media 100 family. I upgraded to Snow leopard, installed Media 100 V 201 and voila I could open my old projects on our Intel based Mac. The next
Re: Media 100 Crash at launch
by olof ekbergh 8 years ago
Have you tried deleting the Preferences in User Library Preferences Media100 Suite Preferences. You can toss the whole folder in the trash. If this does not work try repairing the permissions with Dis
Can EX-1 or EX-3 shoot fast moving objects with the "rolling shutter" issues
by Bill Giglio 9 years ago
I want to buy the EX-1 for my boating lifestlye videos because my client wants better quality images than HDV. Like everyone else, I'm a nanosecond away from purchasing a camera when I find something
Re: Can EX-1 or EX-3 shoot fast moving objects with the "rolling shutter" issues
by olof ekbergh 9 years ago
To be sure I would rent the EXcam and do a test shoot. There definitely is a skew effect in fast pans, but only on the background, if you are following an object. I do a lot of shooting of boats and j
What's the best way to delete clips from Sony SXS MemCards
by Pushpanatha de Silva 9 years ago
I would appreciated if anyone of you tell me the best way of deleting clips files from Sony SXS Mem cards Thx Pushpa
Re: What's the best way to delete clips from Sony SXS MemCards
by olof ekbergh 9 years ago
The above post was meant for Greg's surgery setup. Olof Ekbergh
Shoulder Mount reccs for Ex1
by Craig Moore 9 years ago
Any recommendations for a shoulder mount system rig for an EX1 I shoot lots of on-the-fly stuff and looking to stabilize things a bit more. I've had enough of resting things on the nub of the long-lif
Re: Shoulder Mount reccs for Ex1
by olof ekbergh 9 years ago
Craig, Here is a photo of the whole setup on an EX1R on my Miller sticks and head. I am using a VCT-14 wedge, I know that makes it look bigger, but I like the VCT-14 system. You can use any quick rele
Problems with AJA out from Color
by olof ekbergh 9 years ago
I spent 5 hrs yesterday trying to fix this. I talked with Apple Color Support and AJA Support. We tried everything short of reinstalling everything. DW permissions etc.. The problem is AJA HDe only sh
Re: Problems with AJA out from Color
by olof ekbergh 9 years ago
Well I finally reinstalled everything. I mean new HD reformatted. All new installs from original discs. And everything is now working as it should. I am actually using 10.6.3. So I don't know exactly
Kona Lhe and Snow Leopard upgrade problems
by Ed Ethridge 9 years ago
I recently upgraded my Mac Pro 1,3 to Snow Leopard from Leopard and installed my old version of Final Cut Studio v6. I then upgraded both FCS to v7 as well as upgraded Adobe CS3 to CS5. The problems I
Re: Kona Lhe and Snow Leopard upgrade problems
by olof ekbergh 9 years ago
The current driver is: "KONA LHe NDD Driver Version 7.5.1, Control Panel, and Notes (Release Date 3 22 2010, zip archive) This release fixes a problem that caused the external reference setting to rev
EX 1 card Recovery
by Jeff Cowan 9 years ago
Hi all, I'm having a problem importing a clip from a card after shooting with an EX1. I got a media restore message on the camera and I selected restore on the card, after that all my clips are transf
Re: EX 1 card Recovery
by olof ekbergh 9 years ago
Is this card a SxS card or an adapter card Olof Ekbergh
Flickering lines, a way to get rid off in Post?
by Sascha Engel 9 years ago
Hi Everybody, I shot a film on the Sony EX1 - in B&W. In the opening sequence, there's a lot of Total shots of stills of Houses - with Balconies and many small lines. Even though I tried to minimize t
Re: Flickering lines, a way to get rid off in Post?
by olof ekbergh 9 years ago
Try the reduce interlace flicker in AE. It is adjustable and blurs in the vertical direction, it works on progressive as well. Olof Ekbergh
Fixing a shiny face...
by Michael Lansdell 10 years ago
In the past I've used Captains Blowout Filter to great effect when recovering bits of a face lost due to strong lighting, etc. But this current interview shot is so shiny to the point where the subjec
Re: Fixing a shiny face...
by olof ekbergh 10 years ago
You could try secondary room in Color. It has about the same capabilities as Photoshop, it will probably still be tricky, but it can work miracles. Some makeup in your camera bag is the best fix fore
Audio not staying in sync in FCP....but it does in every other editor
by Michael Rosen 10 years ago
My external recorder mic recordings are not staying in sync with the picture in FCP 7 (or 5)....but they do in every other editor!!! There is a drift in FCP where they start out good at the clapper, b
Re: Audio not staying in sync in FCP....but it does in every other editor
by olof ekbergh 10 years ago
Sounds like you may be having an issue with 30 verses 29.97 fps. Are you in NTSC land Try conforming the raw 5D footage to 29.97 in cinema tools before working on the footage. I have also had audio dr
Why is FCP so wimpy?
by olof ekbergh 10 years ago
OK so maybe that is inflammatory. But this is driving me nuts. I have been using FCP since v1. But I never really tried to do a long form. Because I also use M100. M100 ever since the late 90's has be
Re: Why is FCP so wimpy?
by olof ekbergh 10 years ago
As I mentioned above, I am using M100 latest Suite with AJA HDe and Matrox MX02, on the same systems. One is an 09 MP 8core 12GB ram RAID 5 Promise box (600+MB sec). The other is an 08 4 core MP with
Crumpled Paper Transition
by Michael Lansdell 10 years ago
Hi, I want to have a transition between two shots where the first shot is screwed up into a paper ball (or similar, I'm not too fussy!) as the transition to the next shot. Any ideas I've googled for t
Re: Crumpled Paper Transition
by olof ekbergh 10 years ago
I would say you could do that in Boris Red or in AE. It would take a bit of work, but it could be done. I don't know of a readymade effect like that but someone here may. Olof Ekbergh
Cropping out a corner.
by Keith McCreary 10 years ago
I shot some video with a green screen, and it turned out quite good, but I used a circular green screen and in a few shots, the top right corner of the screen was not green. There is movement to the l
Re: Cropping out a corner.
by olof ekbergh 10 years ago
Use a garbage matte, in AE this is easy. Most Keying programs will have this function. Olof Ekbergh
monitor my 8 core processors
by Darren Vallence 10 years ago
I would like to monitor my 8 core processors on a the tool bar on top of my MAC screen to see how they are doing. How do i do this regards Daz
Re: monitor my 8 core processors
by olof ekbergh 10 years ago
you can set Activity Monitor to have a floating CPU usage display or a dock display. I know it is not toolbar but it is close. This works very well. It is also a great tool for finding problems. It is
Boris Title 3D XML bug...
by Shane Ross 10 years ago
Well, I found this little nugget out. When taking a project from FCP 7 back to FCP 6.0.5 via XML, v4...everything works BUT...Boris Title 3D. Not if there is just one or two...but many back to back. M
Re: Boris Title 3D XML bug...
by olof ekbergh 10 years ago
I have noticed some strange behavior in Color when Boris red comps are part of a seq sent from FCP7. Only some of the layers show up. The rest are flagged offline, no crashing. Well Red is not approve
OK so where are the manuals!
by olof ekbergh 10 years ago
Am I the only one who cant find pdf manuals for v7. The Help is really slow and fairly useless. Olof Ekbergh
Re: OK so where are the manuals!
by olof ekbergh 10 years ago
There are a lot of parts of the help system that requires an internet connection. The only PDF is the: Final Cut Pro 7: Exploring Final Cut Pro Provides a fast paced introduction to the main features
best green screen color
by yuriy niksych 10 years ago
right, I've seen many tutorials about green screens but they are very vague about the actual color. All I know it should be a non-reflective bright, saturated green (or blue), but can I get more speci
Re: best green screen color
by olof ekbergh 10 years ago
You can use paper, fabric or painted wall. The best in my opinion is painted wall. Buy green or blue chroma paint, I use Rosco. You can get it at B&H or any good supplier. Second best in my opinion is
Canon 5D Mark II
by John Kert 11 years ago
Look (Google) the Canon 5D mark II Digital camera (not Camcorder) just came out. It has full frame 21 Mgpixel sensor (same as 35 mm film and same as the RED) and solid state storage. It does digital p
Re: Canon 5D Mark II
by olof ekbergh 11 years ago
We got a MkII a few weeks ago, our reg cameras are EX3, Z1 and DSR500's We do a lot of still photography too, so we have 3 Canon SLR's and about a dozen Canon lenses from 17mm to 800mm, most of them L
Encore+Mac (Leopard) +Blu Ray=Wrong
by Ben Holmes 11 years ago
I am reposting something I wrote in a thread below as I don't want it to get lost on the forum. Apologies if this is bad etiquette, but I think it's important to share this, as others clearly have the
Re: Compressor settings
by olof ekbergh 11 years ago
Back in 1998 I think it was. I had a Museum as a client and we had a video the wanted to run in 30 seat theatre. Back then Beta SP was about the only way to do it for component output. Pretty expensiv
Best Media for Lacie Bluray burner
by olof ekbergh 11 years ago
Has anybody got recomendations for best BD media, there are big differences in price $8.00 to $30.00 for single layer discs. I am planning to back up XDcam files on BD. I use a Mac Pro M100 12.7.1 w A
Re: Best Media for Lacie Bluray burner
by Ben Holmes 11 years ago
olof ekbergh "And yes I have the Adobe CS3 master collection so I plan to learn Encore." Good luck with that using Blu-Ray on a Mac - it's pretty busted. BenEdit Out Ltd ----------------------------
frost smoke generator
by Dwayne Neckles 12 years ago
Can anyone show me a plugin that can animate the background smoky frost effect you see behind the icebergs dnecklesportfolio.com transfer iceberg.jpg check out this pic for a snap shot.. not the glaci
Re: frost smoke generator
by olof ekbergh 12 years ago
Particular from red giant has some very tweakable smoke particles: http: www.redgiantsoftware.com trapcodeparticular.htmlWestside A V Studios
DON'T install QT 7.4 if you use after effects
by chris newman 12 years ago
rendering in AE was fine yesterday. i downloaded QT 7.4 today and renders now quit at almost exactly 10mins into the render regardless of what project you are working on with the following error "Afte
Re: DON'T install QT 7.4 if you use after effects
by olof ekbergh 12 years ago
We should all contact both Apple and Adobe about this. Pacifist worked great for me, I will be paying my 20.Westside A V Studios
Audio Hiccups and Random Silence
by Mike L 14 years ago
Ever since the new FCP update and V2 of Aja LA drivers control panel etc, we've experienced consistently erratic audio performance with the IO LA: 1. Upon first launch of FCP, all seems okay for a sho
Re: Audio Hiccups and Random Silence
by olof ekbergh 14 years ago
I have the same problem, I found switching to mac internal audio solves problem for monitoring. This is not a good solution though printing to tape you don't want to use Apple HDW audio. I have been m
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