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Some parts have audio out of sync after a master export

I have a project in Final Cut Pro X, that plays as I expect in the Final Cut, but when I export in to h264 there is a part where audio is playing slightly in before the video. Such part is present on ...
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Can I use Apple Compressor software to convert mkv files to mp4

I use Final Cut Pro X. I am planning to buy Compressor software too which gives me options in exporting my video. Can this same software be used for converting mkv files to mp4 because Final Cut Pro X ...
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Displaying map overlay in Final Cut Pro

I often see a map overlay in people's driving videos (showing a map in a corner that moves along the street to match the camera location of the main video as they drive through a street). How do I ...
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How to transition from Final Cut Pro 6 (or 7) to 10

I was a professional video editor in the early to mid 2000's. At the time, I used FCP versions 3 through 6 and was fluid with the program. I worked in the demo commercial business making pretty ...
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Move videos audio track few miliseconds further

My videorecorder made audio out of sync few miliseconds. Is there any way how I can fix all the footages in my timeline in Final Cut pro ? If not, maybe I can use ffmpeg to fix them at once somehow ? ...
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Importing uncompressed video into Final Cut Pro without (too much) transcoding

I have recently digitized a VHS tape using VirtualDub. Here is the MediaInfo of the original file. General Complete name : capture.avi Format ...
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Positioning and Resizing Captions in Final Cut

I have a video for which I need to include captions. The video itself has burned-in captions. I would like to include the new captions on top of the old ones. However, when I import captions, the ...
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How do I create a library in FCPX 10.5 with Final Cut Projects and Final Cut Events folders?

There're some online tutorials that have materials organised into 2 folders: Final Cut Projects and Final Cut Events, if they're in 'Movies'. Their videos show that older version of FCP seems to ...
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Finalcut creates echo on export

I encountered an issue, that I can't figure out. In a simplified form: I have an audio track, I perform some volume adjustments, other basic settings, add a gain effect. It all sounds good in the ...
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How can I add a white border to cropped videos in Final Cut Pro? (adjust border dimensions)

I have a multicam project. I want a white border on every clip. I have cropped all the clips. When I add the effect 'simple border' to these clips it adds the border, but not on the sides of the clip ...
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Telemetry Data Overlay

I am new to Final Cut and Apple Motion, but thus far have been having an easy time picking up the basics. One question I have is can I create a custom gauge overlay easily in Motion or Final Cut and ...
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Final Cuto Pro X sort by modified date

I have few videos in one event. The problem is, that for some reason (probably because of moving them from disk to disk), Modify date is the original one (the correct one) rather than Create date. In ...
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Like iPhone's “Vivid” filter, but in Final Cut Pro X?

I have some footage that I imported to FCPX that was shot on an iPhone 7 Plus (iOS 13). After the footage was deleted from the iPhone, the person I imported it for later told me she had wanted to ...
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Can i do decimal custom speeds in final cut pro?

I want to speed a video up by a 102.4% in final cut pro, is this possible?
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Blade Tool Stuck on Grid in Final Cut

In final cut pro x on catalina I have an audio clip and video clip on top of each other in the project. I am attempting to cut both at a specific point, corresponding to a transition in the song on ...
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Final cut pro export file size is huge (despite the small size of the initial video) - how can I shrink it?

I'm a complete novice at final cut. I have recorded a dnd game over zoom, it's a 2 hour video, the file saved from zoom is 756mb. I have edited it a bit (just minor stuff, add a couple of images, ...
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FINAL CUT audio syncing

I make videos about drums and music. I record audio separately to video. when I align the audio with the video after the fact, I always feel final cut never gives me enough resolution in terms of ...
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How do I export video to crop size in Final Cut Pro X?

I started a project with 4K format and resolution 3840x2160. Later, I cropped the clips to a smaller size. Aspect ratio is still 16:9, just the resolution is smaller than the original clip. Now when I ...
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Edits to a Multicam Clip in Final Cut Pro do not Show Up in Timeline

I have a Multicam clip with about 8 different angles in Final Cut Pro 10.4.8, and have them automatically synced and made some manual adjustments to get all the clips to line up properly. This worked ...
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Apply the parameters of automatic color balance to another clip

I took several shots with a camera without the ability to white balance the shot. In one take, Final Cut Pro's automatic color balance works very well. I would like to apply those same settings to the ...
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How to apply the same white point to multiple clips of the same take?

I shot one take with a camera that could not set white balance. I imported it into Final Cut Pro and set the white balance from a white point. I then cut the take into multiple slices and shuffled ...
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Unable to Split Caption in Final Cut

I am working with closed captions in Final Cut and am trying to split a few of them into smaller, one-line chunks. When I Ctrl-Click on a caption I want to split, I see a menu, but the Split Captions ...
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How do I trim text/video in smaller increments? (for Kinetic Type Video)

I want to trim a basic title element so it matches an audio file I have. I want to drag the start of the title element to a marker on the timeline. I can't do this because final cut keeps truncating ...
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Why do background generators restart in a glitchy way, and how can I avoid it?

I'm seeing this issue frequently: if I'm using one of the built-in moving background generators such as Flow or Glimmer, the generated output sometimes glitches on boundaries of other visual elements, ...
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How can I save clips that I cut?

All I want to do is take large videos, cut them up into small clips, and then reorder those clips into a new video. Yet this seems completely impossible to do with Final Cut Pro X… it can't be ...
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Wanna learn to make videos that use documents

I want to make videos that are documentary, and will often have documents and images in them. I figured out how to do simple animations and Ken Burns Effects with Motion. Just wondering if I am ...
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How to replace clip preserving trimming in Final Cut Pro X?

How can I replace an already trimmed clip with a new one so that the trim start and end positions are preserved?
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How can I sync B Roll Screen Recording with Edited A Roll on the Timeline in FCPX?

So Essentially, I've already edited the A roll and make it all crisp with nice cuts and everything, now I want to add the screen recording on top which is what I'm talking about. Both the A roll and B ...
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How can I fix my video stuttering and moving in and out of frame when exported from FCPX?

I recorded the screen for a presentation and edited it using Final Cut Pro X. Everything looks fine inside FCPX but he problem comes when I export the video. The image constantly moves in and out ...
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How to range-check luma in After Effects?

Where do I find the luma range clip indicator that I have in Final Cut?
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Is it possible to create keyboard shortcuts for applying MULTIPLE/DIFFERENT effects?

I already know you can press Option-E to apply the default Effect. However... is there any way to have different keyboard shortcuts for applying various different effects? I want to be able to: ...
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Final Cut Pro X clip still showing past its duration

I'm new to Final Cut Pro X. I have a still image in my project that shows for a certain duration. Problem is, it still shows on the screen even after the video goes past that image's duration. It's ...
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Can't extend image duration in Final Cut Pro X

I'm new to Final Cut Pro X and I'm trying to extend the duration of a static PNG image so that it shares the length of the video that's over it, but it won't extend no matter what I do. I've tried ...
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Vox-style dynamic charts in Final Cut Pro X

I am wondering how I could replicate dynamic charts like those made by Vox in Final Cut Pro X. For instance, like this dynamic graph found here ("The big lesson from South Korea's coronavirus ...
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Where can I find build in sounds in fcpx

I a editing a video and I want to add some sound effects ie by some places add some small Bits of audio. Is there built in audio files in fcpx like in iMovie? Or do I need a plug-in? And if that is ...
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FCPX is getting stuck all the time

I have a MBP 13” with a 1.4 GHz quad core i5 prosesor and 16 GB of ram. All the footage Including the project is on a external usb stick with usb 3. When I am editing a simple video clip, not in 4K, ...
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how to have a project on a different location that its library in FCPX

I have an SD kart with a lot of videos, and I have a USB stick also with videos. Is it possible to have all the videos on one USB stick and the project on the other USB stick? If yes, how would I do ...
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Dual display with final cut pro

I have a MacBook Pro 13” 2019, and until now I have used a single external monitor for Final Cut Pro x. I just bought a new monitor, and when I select the dual display in fcpx, the second screen goes ...
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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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Master volume in final cut pro X

I have a lot of audio tracks in a project of FCPX and I did some changes on each of them separately. Now, I want to decrease the volume of all tracks by a same amount. I was wondering if there is a ...
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Opacity in an animation doesn't stick

I'm just getting started with Final Cut Pro X and I'm following this video for a slide out animation: I have a background square for my text as the Text moves to the ...
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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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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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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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How do you keep the silent part of a video?

How can I keep the funny silent part of a video (sniffs, breathing,...)? I found a solution here, but is there another solution? I mean: Can I do the same in a video editor?
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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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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 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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Export size balloons to a multiple of source material

I have a relatively small video of a screen recording of about 600kB in H.264 / VBR. Now I wanted to edit some unnecessary parts out. So I edited the clip and exported it, just to discover the size ...
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Decrease FPS of too-high FPS video or increase FPS of too-low FPS video?

I created two videos of the same scene with two different cameras. The issue however is that camera 1 captured everything in 23.85 fps and camera 2 everything in 24 fps. Since I need to synchronise ...

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