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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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FCPX: change export resolution and remove black bars

I have a set of Super 8 movies, digitized to Full HD MP4. This results in black bars left and right. I've imported the movies into Final Cut Pro x 10.4, with those bars. After doing some editing, I ...
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How can I resize Final Cut Pro X to fit on the screen with the dock on the left visible?

Sometime after upgrading to MacOS 10.14 Mojave, FCPX has resized wider and seems to have a minimal width. I can't make the main window smaller than the screen width. This means it either hides behind ...
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Final Cut Pro X — Connect audio clip to another audio (not video)

I have a simple video with some background noises added and a background audio track. However, background audio track is too long, so I carefully cut it into multiple pieces and seamlessly mix: It ...
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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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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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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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How to align two videos from different angles of the same event

I have two videos of the same event. You can see people walking, making the same moves, from a different angle. There is music playing. Now I want to edit both videos in FCP 10.4.3 and fade from one ...
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Clips not sitting on top of each other in FCPX

This may sound odd but I'll try and describe it properly. I have my main video in the timelime all ok, I then drag in a picture on top of that, or possible a compound clip of multiple pictures, still ...
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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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How can you create on-screen text messages using video editing programs?

I want to recreate the on-screen text messages technique seen in things like House of Cards or Jane the Virgin. How can you do so and what would you use? Thank you! I use Final Cut Pro to edit my ...
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Editing involving several backup drives: how to assemble a project with minimal clip duplication?

This question might be a little complex, but here's the situation: We are a small team and we shoot almost every day, we do correspondence-type shooting. We are backing up our footage to external ...
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How to create an effect of eyes opening and closing in first person perspective when awaking from syncope?

How to create an effect of eyes opening and closing in first person perspective when awaking from syncope? AE, PR or Final Cut Pro any software is OK. How to create this effect? Or are there any ...
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How do I apply an effect to the entire result of multiple stacked clips in FCPX

How can apply an effect to the RESULT of multiple composited clips in Final Cut Pro X? Googling all I see is how to apply the same effect to multiple clips but that's not what I'm trying to do. I'm ...
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How to edit video like this?

How they manage to dissolve text only and not themselves?? In some videos text even go over there hands but still texts dissolves and they remains intact.. Example is in this video please go through ...
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Final Cut Pro X multiple audio channels auto muting

I have a recording with two audio channels, one is a lapel mic for my audio and the other is someone else sitting across the table from me (we do this because we're recording in a fairly echoey room ...
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How to Replicate a Color in Final Cut Pro X

I am editing video in Final Cut Pro X. Within a video, I would like to create a title that uses a font color that matches a color within the video itself. How do I do that?
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Can you smoothly change speed of video in FCPX

I know it's easy to change a part of a video to be slow-motion or time-lapse by using "speed" setting. But what if I'd like to gradually slow down or speed up over the course of two-three seconds? I ...
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Final Cut Pro - does 2GB vs 4 GB video memory make a difference

I'm going to purchase a new iMac and my big resource hog will be Final Cut Pro X, mostly for 1080p videos. For an extra $100, Apple moves from a Radeon Pro 555 with 2 GB memory to a Radeon Pro 560 ...
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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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Can't make a clip in FinalCutPro X longer

I am pretty new to FinalCutPro X and want to make my timelapse video with it. So far so good... I am almost finished... But in the end, I'd like to make it a bit longer. What I have are a couple of ...
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Final Cut Pro (FCPX)- Scrolling credits speed

How can I set the speed of scrolling credits? For example, I want to set a consistent duration of time that it takes from the time a name appears at the bottom of the screen to the time it takes for ...
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Final Cut Pro X editing multiple overlayed images

This is less a direct problem more a query on the best way to handle things. I do a lot of videos that end up with a lot of overlayed graphics, the videos are a boardgame and the overlays are the ...
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Final Cut Pro 10 Change clip appearance of some clips in timeline

Is it possible to change the appearance of some clips in your timeline and not others? Basically sometimes I only care about the main video and want to shrink any overlay pictures etc I may have to ...
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Final cut pro X takes hours to export a file with lots of images

So I've created a video, its in 1080p, it has a lot of images on it doing various things, fading in and out, moving around the screen etc. It also has a picture in picture video on it and two audio ...
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Final Cut Pro audio issue that's driving me nuts

I am experience an issue with audio in FCP X. In my videos, I take certain sections, turn the audio down to zero and speed the sections up to 8x. What this often does is screw up the audio in the ...
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Selecting and extending multiple image durations simultaneously

So, I'm not sure I'm even doing this the right way or not but I've got a video and I'm overlaying that with multiple images (up to 20 some in some area's) which pretty much stay on screen throughout ...
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Final cut pro cropping at an angle

Is there any way in final cut pro to crop a video in a different angle to the original video? In my case I have recorded some footage of something within a frame, some dice rolling in a box, but the ...
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When import video in final cut pro it’s uses wrong resolution

I have a .mov video exported from Photos app (it’s the video part of live photo). The original video resolution is 960x720: And in Quick Time player it looks right: In Final Cut Pro I have a project ...
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Final Cut Pro Picture in Picture template

I want to try and create a video with one main camera angle that will be used throughout, but on occasions I want to bring up a second camera angle or picture inside the first. This is all fairly ...
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what is the name of this effect?

Hello do you know the name of this effect please? thank you
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Final Cut - unable to set clip duration to a fraction of a second

When I select a clip in Final Cut Pro, and press ctrld to edit the duration, I can enter 100 then enter and it will make the clip 1:00 second long. However if I try to do 30, it still rounds it up to ...
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How do you bring up the effects settings window?

Rank beginner with fcpx here. I keep having trouble using the effects. Sometimes I move my cursor into the little window for a given effect, and I can scrub back and forth, and sometimes I can edit ...
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Is there some sort of macro facility for inserting repeated actions?

I'm new to Final Cut Pro X. I do a lot of shooting with two cameras and sometimes I want to do split screen, and other times I want to show one view or the other. I transition from one view to another ...
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Final Cut Pro X to After Effects Workflow

Everybody is saying FinalCutPro to Motion5 is like PremierePro to AfterEffects. But its a fact that AfterEffects is more powerful than Motion5. So since I love the simplicity of FinalCutProX as my ...
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How can I create an intro animation in Final Cut Pro X or Motion, with or without plugins?

How can I create a similar intro to the one in the video below using Final Cut Pro X or Motion and possibly a plugin? Or is it only possible with After Effects?
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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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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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How to balance audio across multiple clips?

I have a number of clips that I want to uniformly amplify and balance. These clips all include a voiceover from me, during different sessions.
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FCPX 10.3 Audio multicam angles names to appear in main timeline?

Is there a way to have the names I give audio multicam angles, appear in the main timeline? When I expand audio components it just has the name of the whole multicam clip.
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How to recover when zooming makes Final Cut Pro unresponsive? [closed]

Every so often while I'm editing in Final Cut Pro, I zoom in or out with the trackpad and suddenly the app becomes unresponsive in a strange way - you can't click on anything, right-clicking the icon ...
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How to quickly remove unnecessary sounds in FCPX?

I'm editing audio in Final Cut Pro X; I have exported the audio from Davinci Resolve because FCPX has a variety of equalizers and noise reduction built-in. In this audio, I am talking but I ...
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I use FCPX, curious on how I can put a non-360 clip into a 360 video?

I have some drone footage that is not in 360 that I really want to put into my 360 video. Everything else is shot in 360, is there a way to show the non-360 clip without it looking terrible?
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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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Project Organization, searchable keywords and tags in Adobe Premiere

In Final Cut Pro X you are able to add "tags" or "keywords" as a form of labeling clips. This way when you are editing you can search to bring up all the clips relating to those tags or keywords. ///...
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Proper way to play 50 fps video as 25 fps in FCPX

I just started using Final Cut Pro X and I have footage in 50 fps. I want to play this back in 50% speed in a project that outputs 25 fps. What is the proper way do achieve this? I can start a project ...
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Should I do color grading in FCPX or round trip do DaVinci Resolve?

I'm an amateur learning to edit videos from my GoPro, DSLR, and quadcopter. I've tried various NLE's for cutting and liked FCPX workflow much more then Premiere Pro and similar editors with tracks. ...
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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 ...
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Customize Date/Time title for Final Cut Pro X

I am trying to "recreate" FCPX's title Date/Time in Apple Motion 5. Reason is that the the original Title is in English. I want the date to be at least numeric only (26.10.2016). I am able to achieve ...