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Can FCPX work with vector graphics?

Here is a workaround I've discovered that seems to work ok. It's not elegant, but it gives you vector support within FCPX, which can be handy in a number of situations. It does require Apple Motion, ...
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How can I add SDR clips into an HDR project / timeline?

I figured it out. Goto effects panel and add HDR Tools Effect. Change mode to PQ to HLG, then lower nits to 100. That fixes it.
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Sync several movie clips with one audio file

This sounds like a perfect candidate for using multi-camera editing. You can automagically synch all the clips using their audio, and turn them into a multicam source, which lets you edit from the ...
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Project Organization, searchable keywords and tags in Adobe Premiere

Keywords are an optional field of the project panel. In order to view or add keywords, you need to set the project panel to List View (you can switch between List View and Icon View with the buttons ...
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Should I do color grading in FCPX or round trip do DaVinci Resolve?

Use Resolve, it is far superior to FCPX for grading. This is my workflow, since I always shoot in RAW with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera. I know there are ways to do this using XML, but I've run into ...
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Final Cut Pro - does 2GB vs 4 GB video memory make a difference

I would say, yes it makes a difference. Rendering in FCPX happens in tiles. The size of the tiles is determined by a combination of the amount of memory they consume, the speed of the graphics card, ...
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How to edit video like this?

Sit behind a sheet of glass, write, flip video, key dissolve.
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How do I add a synchronized clip/angle to a multi-cam clip?

One (probably dumb) way to do this is: Select all 11 clips again and create a new, temporary Multicam clip. Double-click the temporary multicam clip and find out the exact timecode where the new, ...
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How can I cut up large videos into clips, then reorder these into a new video?

The clips you cut in your timeline can’t be copied into the media pool because technically these aren’t individual clips yet. Just references to the original media. You can rearrange these easily in ...
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Why is my video file so large when there isn't any video?

You have 37 minutes and 14 seconds of audio, so it's going to be at least as large as the original audio file (36Mb) plus one image and a few bytes for each frame saying "the image has not ...
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Does Davinci Resolve have a magnetic timeline?

Resolve does not have a magnetic timeline, but it does have ripple delete where when you delete a clip it will slide everything over. This is done via the Delete key (not backspace) or ctrl backspace ...
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How to upload 1hr video to YouTube from fcpx

The upload speed to YouTube depends mainly on your Internet connection and has nothing to do with your editing software... What you can do (if you can't get a better internet connectivity) is to ...
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Sync several movie clips with one audio file

Premiere and FCP-X both have auto-sync features to get multiple audio and video clips synced together. Chances are very good that you can get your first video clip to align with the audio clip ...
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Sync several movie clips with one audio file

Create a timeline from the master audio track, then drop the video clips one by one onto a matching video track using the native sound from those clips as a guide to line them up with the good audio. ...
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Displaying speedometer in Final Cut Pro

You can use the free Dashware app, which is normally used to overlay telemetry data directly on footage. As per the FAQ, What’s the best way to use DashWare with another video editor, so I can do ...
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Proper way to play 50 fps video as 25 fps in FCPX

Your project's frame rate should be the playback frame rate. So if you want to output 25fps, make it a 25 fps project. When you import other frame rates, many NLEs will attempt to automatically ...
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How do you bring up the effects settings window?

By scrubbing the thumbnail you're only previewing the effect. To add it to the clip, drag the thumbnail to the clip on the timeline in your project. The effect is then added to the effects in the ...
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When import video in final cut pro it’s uses wrong resolution

You were on the right track with Spatial Conform -> Type -> None, but you also need to adjust either the fill or the sequence settings. You are trying to put a round peg in a square hole and FCP is ...
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Final cut pro cropping at an angle

Use the Draw Mask effect. You can essentially crop with curves, or polygon shapes
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Selecting and extending multiple image durations simultaneously

Select the images - use the select tool (A) to rubber-band them - and hit Control-D. Amend the duration and it'll be applied to all the selected images.
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How to align two videos from different angles of the same event

Sounds like you should try Multicam Multicam workflow - Apple support. The cut you make between both angles can be anything e.g. dissolve or blend. To move clips with the keyboard you need to ...
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How to align two videos from different angles of the same event

To elaborate on this as long as both files has reasonable audio of the same event you can sync by both files into a single Multicam clip using sync by audio. Now when you can cut by switching angles ...
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How to show multiple camera angles together in a Multicam clip in FCPX?

What you need to do is mark the edit points for the clip where you want the effect to appear. Then highlight the edited clip so that it is highlighted in yellow. Now copy that clip by pressing Command+...
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Timeline skimming while pointer is red or white

Make sure you are not have Transform, Crop or Distort icon active under the player. This disables skimming until you deselect it.
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How to avoid audio border magnetics on Final Cut Pro X?

It looks like Snapping is turn on. Toggle it with N or use the snapping icon (next to clip view options and transitions etc).
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Merge clips with playback-speed automation

I'm a novice in Resolve, Premiere, and FCPX, but in case none emerges to write up an in-built or automatic procedure, in your place I would think of it as two ops: First calculate and apply the ...
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Which techniques/filters do improve sensation of speed on a motorcycle?

I agree with my fellow German dude. Lowering the framerate (until 24) can increase the feeling of uncontrolled speed and momentum. If you already did that and didn't get the effect you were looking ...
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Vox-style dynamic charts in Final Cut Pro X

You are better served with Motion 5 or similar programs for something like that. Here is a good example from Ripple Training what might work as starting point for you.
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Wanna learn to make videos that use documents

When you want something to happen on screen, at the very minimum, you need to tell it: When to start When to stop Where to be Motion lets you create templates for generators, transitions, and titles....
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Blade Tool Stuck on Grid in Final Cut

You can only cut in-between frames of your video clips. Videos have generally frame rates per second of 24 or 25, maybe 30. Sound files have typically a sample rate per second of 48000. So you could ...
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