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How do I create a random word title?

I really don't know what is the best way to phrase this. But basically what I want is to have a single word on the screen, e.g. AUGUST. So when the title first starts, all 6 letters will be ...
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Building smarter elements for Final Cut Pro X with Motion 5

Help me not look like an idiot who's schizophrenic about the date. I am producing a series of videos recorded at a monthly event. The client webcasts the event live and wants to raise awareness of ...
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Why Doesn't Compound Clip With Effect in One Project Still Have Effect When Placed in Another Project?

In project A I have grouped a number of clips into a compound clip called c1. While in project A I've added to the compound clip (e.g. so it affects the entire compound clip) a color board effect and ...
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Reverse order of clips when importing from card or camera in Final Cut Pro X?

When I'm doing to-camera commentary in my studio, a regular part of my workflow is to record some footage on my DSLR and then import it immediately into Final Cut Pro X. I'll often need another take (...
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Final Cut pro X cropped output media

I've created simple 7 seconds clop which uses standard plugin for FCPX: "Bold Fin" title. While i am editing this clip - everything fits to the screen: but when actual file is ready - it seems like ...
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How to see encoding progress in Compressor 4.1.3

Is there really no way to see progress of an encoding job in Apple Compressor 4.1.3? I started a batch (single job, one file) and this is all I see: My fan is blowing at full speed so I guess ...
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FCPX - Large MXF being broken into smaller files

Hardware: MacPro (mid-2012) Software: OS X 10.1 and FCPX 10.1.4. Camera: XF100 When I import from CF card a single continuous 100min video interview (50mbps/1080/25p) into FCPX it imports as a single ...
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Blu-Ray authoring on an Apple Mac

hope this is the right place for this query I am after some advice on authoring blu-ray discs on a Apple Mac, I normally use Apple DVD Studio Pro from the FCP studio package, but this does not offer ...
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FCP: Shape disappears when made into a compound clip

I'm having a problem in Final Cut Pro X (10.3.4) where when I create a New Compound Clip with a shape, the shape disappears. Screenshot 1 below shows the shape before making the compound clip ...
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FCPX Caption Editor shows black text on black background

I successfully imported an iTT caption file, and the captions show up fine as white on a black background. The problem is that when I try to edit it in the caption editor, the text is black-on-black, ...
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Final Cut Pro, How to save a selection of a clip to the computer

I have a long video of 24 minutes and I'll only really be using seconds long clips from it. I use the "I" and "O" to select a portion that I like and I was wondering if there was a way to save the ...
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What's the easiest way to cover up a seam in background paper behind video footage in Final Cut Pro?

I have about 10 minutes of footage which includes what is supposed to be a 100% white background (no gradients). The person who shot the footage apparently used 2 overlapping sheets of white ...
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Best FFmpeg codec for Final Cut import

Is there an ideal FFmpeg codec to use when the video file is designated to be imported into Final Cut Pro X?
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Do key commands exist to navigate up and down Final Cut Pro Timeline?

I Have a massive timeline (image below). I scroll above the fold (yes there are even more clips above these)....yet I need to go back to the primary story line and it is becoming VERY tedious to do so....
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Update media source directory for Final Cut Pro X event

While "cleaning" my OS drive, I decided to move all project media files (video, audio and pictures) to my network storage. As expected, Final Cut cannot locate the files, that were tied to my projects....
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Resolve (Correct/Grade) > XML > FCPX

Can an XML exported from Resolve contain corrections/grading decisions (made in Resolve) that FCPX can apply to the a single large ProRes file, or does a new ProRes large file need to rendered from ...
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Reimporting from Camera for footage already in Timeline in FCPX

I have created a video using FCPX using media from my GoPro and my Cannon camera, when trying to export the video I receive an error "Project has missing or offline titles, effects or generators". I ...
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Final Cut Pro X stopped outputting to an Intensity Pro

Final Cut Pro X stopped outputting to my Intensity Pro card. Resolve sends video to it fine, so I assume it's in working order. I have the latest OSX, latest Final Cut Pro X, and the latest "...
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Pasting attributes in FCPX- succeeds, but does not list pasted attributes for new clip?

When I paste attributes (color correction), it has the desired effect, but then when I click on the clip I pasted to, the inspector does not show that the attribute has been pasted. For example, I ...
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Compositing a compound clip with transitions in FCP X

I have a compound clip with a flip transition in it, which I want to comp on the main timeline, while still showing the footage underneath. (think flipping card composed on top of footage). I've ...
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Video plays back at half its frame rate and looks weird in Final Cut Pro

I recorded a multi-cam interview video with 2x Canon camcorders, I set them to record at 50fps. Both of them did, and show that they were shot in 50fps within Final Cut, however, my GoPro recorded at ...
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Every 18 or 19 frames from an undistorted .MP4 clip gets pixelized when played via Final Cut

I have a .MP4 movie exported from Blender in 24fps in good quality, without any pixelation problems. In whatever movie player I open it, there are no pixelation problems. When I create a new project ...
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Final Cut Pro question: Trouble with Audio Output

I have a camera (that records video and sound) and a decent mic that records sound. Looking to use the video from the camera and audio from the mic. All looks do-able enough to synch those files. I ...
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Programmatically input data on Final Cut Pro X

I would like to create a title displaying variable data with respect to time (e.g. temperature readings). Would there be a way to automatically fill in the values, such as by importing the data from ...
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Why can't I change the aspect ratio of my project in Final Cut Pro X?

I am trying to create a Final Cut project that has a 4:3 aspect ratio. So I went to the project settings and set it to 1440x1080. But the preview window and exported video is still widescreen, does ...
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How to blade a selection in final cut pro x?

Let's say I make a selection using the range tool, is there a shortcut to blade the in and the out point? I know I can hit cmd + b, then the up arrow, then cmd + b again, but I was hoping there was ...
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FCPX - Clock on a Timelapse

I have a timelapse video that goes from 5:50am to 9:30pm. Put together, it's 1 minute and 2 seconds long. I'd like to add a clock overlay that displays the time counting up from 5:50am at the ...
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remove items dependencies

I'm using Final Cut Pro X and I would like to delete the dependencies between the items: I don't know where to "unconnect" the elements. Thx
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Can I make my Macbook go to sleep immediately after all Final Cut Pro background tasks finish?

I've been doing some stabilization processing in Final Cut Pro, and it of course takes a long time. I'm wondering if there's a way to make my computer go to sleep after these tasks finish so the ...
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Final Cut output to FFmpeg workflow

If I use Apple Compressor, I could just 'Send to Compressor', without first exporting a ProRes master. However, I would like to use FFmpeg/x264 for better quality (at low bitrate). Do I have to ...
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In Loupedeck+ for FCP, how to select multiple clips in timeline?

I have a few sequential clips on my timeline which I want to create a compound clip from as I have finished editing that part. I want to select all these clips without using mouse. Loupedeck+ user ...
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Get date and time of a frame in Final Cut Pro

During the video editing activity I would like to be able to know the exact time and date of a frame. I need it to be able to add to that moment specific infographic and stats. All my videos has the ...
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Is it possible to do programmatic automation with Final Cut Pro?

I have a large library of videos for a video instruction product. I have mostly been automating my workflows with FFmpeg and Ruby. I pull information such as titles, instructors' names, etc. from a ...
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FCP loses second audio track on import

I have mp4 files with two stereo audio tracks, one with voice, and the other with game sounds. Unfortunately, when I import into Final Cut Pro, and then expand audio components, I only get the first (...
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Edit audio from Final Cut Pro X 10.4.5 in Logic Pro X 10.4.4

I'm new to Logic Pro, more experienced with FCP. I have a video project in FCP with may different sound situations, and I need to level the audio. I've tried to do this in FCP, and that works ...
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Which options exist for exporting music used on the timeline?

I'm trying to get an overview of which options I have to get a list of audible music used on a Premiere Pro, Avid Media Compoaer and Final Cut Pro timeline. I mention audible, because I would not be ...
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How to show multiple camera angles together in a Multicam clip in FCPX?

So I've been able to combine two different clips shot by two different cameras at different angles at the same time by creating Multicam clip and choose to sync by sound. However, when I try to edit ...
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Rotating image/video about an axis within xy-plane in FCP

Is it possible to animate a photo/video so that it continuously rotates about an axis within the xy-plane? For example, rotate it about the y-axis. I know how to regularly rotate a video (rotation ...
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Adding additional audio to a synced clip and having that sync via audio in Final Cut Pro X

In FCPX I can select a video and audio clip and do "Synchronize Clips" using the "Use audio for synchronization" option. Now I have a new clip in the browser on which I can say "Open Clip" and then ...
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Split video or export keynote slides separately

I have a problem I am struggling for 2 days. Maybe someone can give me some light. I made a huge keynote presentation (100 slides), with videos and animations. I expected to have one small exported ...