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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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How should I understand audio levels in FCP7 xml?

How can a keyframe occur at 1252.57 for a clip that has a duration of 766 frames? Because the user could have used a clip that was longer than 1252 frames, set a keyframe, then trimmed the clip down ...
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How to create Final Cut Pro files on Windows machine?

If you have, or can rent Adobe Premiere you can export as FCP XML from that. Davinci Resolve does too, but I'm not sure if the capability is included in the free version.
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How do I crop a video with a particular point of the video always in the centre of the frame?

The action you're trying to perform is called “stabilization,” which is usually performed by analyzing the entire frame when the goal is to eliminate camera shake, but when you want a single object to ...
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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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How can I add SDR clips into an HDR project / timeline?

While you can try to use the HDR Tools Effect, depending on the input video it might not work very well - e.g. shadows might be a bit crushed, or the result otherwise too contrasty. You can try ...
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How to select the first frame of a clip?

Up-arrow will do the trick. Down-arrow takes you to the first frame of the next clip. Trick: if you're looking for the last frame of a clip, go to the start of the next one, then use back-arrow once ...
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Final Cut: Youtube 4K Upload directly or by file

We cannot tell by the information you're giving. The "upload to youtube" function uses some sort of container and some sort of codec with some sort of bitrate that we don't know, however, 8Gb for an ...
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FCPX 10.1.3 - How Do I Copy Project?

To freeze your current state of work you need to load a Library and right click on a Project. Important is you need to choose Duplicate as Snapshot. Only then you make a protected copy of your current ...
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Between outgoing and incoming clip how do I keep the audio track cutting point as-is but only move the cutting point of the video track?

Roll Edit is the operation to move the edit point between two clips on the timeline. In Final Cut Pro by default this operation affects both the video and the audio portion of a clip. In order to ...
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How to create a video that can be uploaded to Twitter in Mac?

From Twitter's support page: We currently support MP4 and MOV video formats on mobile apps. On the web, we support the MP4 video format with H264 format with AAC audio. You can upload videos up to ...
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How do I trim text/video in smaller increments? (for Kinetic Type Video)

This behaviour is normal because a title element is bound to the video frame rate. All visual elements must start/end in "between" frames. In your example GIF you zoomed enough in and even ...
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How to range-check luma in After Effects?

You can add a new adjustment layer at the top of your composition, with the Levels effect set to the following: Input Black: 254 Input White: 255 This will have the result of causing any luma values ...
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Final Cut Pro X multiple audio channels auto muting

To my knowledge, there is no feature or even a plugin what can monitor one audio channel and adjust another. I would see that as it is the job of the editor or sound engineer. That's the reason you ...
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Frame difference mask

The effect is known as a "difference" key. It's also known as a "not very good" key, because unless your footage is shot on a rock-solid locked off tripod and you're shooting uncompressed 4:4:4, it ...
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Can't make a clip in FinalCutPro X longer

The red line is shown when there is no more source media left. You've dragged the end of the clip all the way to the end of the source file, so there's no more media to be added. Imagine a video 5 ...
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How to create Final Cut Pro files on Windows machine?

A company called Automatic Duck used to make several products for converting between Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, and Avid. They no longer sell those products since FCP7 ...
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Final Cut - unable to set clip duration to a fraction of a second

:30 is 1s at 30fps, so FCPX rounds it to 1s. For half a second on a 30fps project, enter :15.
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How to balance audio across multiple clips?

You could create a compound clip of your voice over and then add a Compressor effect onto this compound clip.
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How to create circle gradient in Final Cut Pro?

Add a new custom generator and set the colour to white. Add your media above. In this example, I will use a photo. Apply the Draw Mask to your image. Click to add 4 control points, then set the ...
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Simple editing without re-encoding from the GoPro AVC codec?

I know for sure that Corel VideoStudio version 7 and up can do straight cuts in AVC-encoded HD video, and then output without re-encoding. You must be careful to use exactly the same output format as ...
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Simple editing without re-encoding from the GoPro AVC codec?

There are two freeware-tools (for Windows) I know: LosslessCut Free Video Cutter Joiner They both work fine, but remember that you can't make exact cuts where you want, as they can only cut at ...
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