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Final Cut Express is a discontinued video editing software created by Apple Inc. It is the consumer version of Final Cut Pro and is designed for advanced editing of digital video as well as high-definition video, which is used by many amateur and professional videographers.

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Issue with Exporting movie at Final Cut ProX

I have been running Final Cut Pro X 10.0.1 NS Compresser 4.1 on Mac OSX 10.9.2. When I try to export movie, it shows me The operation couldn’t be completed. ...
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How can I determine if my MBP running Snow Leopard has been attacked by a virus?

5 yr old MBP Intel bought for video editing ran fine for 4 yrs, using Tiger & FCE 3.5. Past year has been stormy. Onset was unrecoverable crash dx'ed as not-worth-fixing logic board failure by ...
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Can't erase Time Machine partition

Error message "could not unmount disc" Only tried Time Machine one day with new Snow Leopard install on MBP. Have been happy with CCC & want to use the space for a bootable CCC clone. Time ...
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Final Cut Express conversion problem

I am trying to convert the MPEG4.webloc file of a public domain "Soundie" into a file that Final Cut Express can read. It doesn't convert in MPEG Streamclip. Any ideas how to do this?
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In Final Cut Pro can I tile a background image?

I am currently trying to see if I have to make a Tiling background image outside Final Cut or not (I currently am on an Ubuntu Machine which doesn't have access to OSX). If you can, please could ...
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Working with 16:9 footage in FCE 4

I have 16:9 footage that I am working with in FCE 4. When I drop the footage into a sequence, the viewing area is 4:3. Then when I export it, I export it as 16:9, and it looks like stretched 4:3. ...
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Why does my FCE export to DV take forever?

I am exporting a sequence from FCE 3.5 with these settings: Export Using QT Conversion… Quicktime Movie>Options     Deselected "Prepare for Internet Streaming" ...
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Video Transitions Stopped Working in Final Cut Express 4.0.1 on OS X 10.6.8

A 40-60 hour project has hit a brick wall because FCE 4.0.1 will not create usable video transitions. (It was working a week ago & no new software or updates have been installed). Even a simple ...
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How do I increase rendering speed on Final Cut Express?

How do I increase render speed on FCE? I have several overlaid HD video tracks, and it is SLOW. EDIT: I am on a MBP 13", 2.3 GHz Intel Core i5, 4GB 1333 MHz DDR3. The render disk is an external USB ...
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Final Cut Express 3.5 project to Final Cut Express 4

Can an FCE 3.5 project be opened in FCE 4? And, can you open an FCE 4 project in FCE 3.5?
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Is it possible to have multi cam editing in Final Cut Express?

Is is possible to do multi-camera editing in Final Cut Express like this or this? EDIT: I am using FCE 3.5 HD on Snow Leopard. Is that bad?
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How do I create Growl notifications for FCE?

I found this script online somewhere and I'm trying to make it so that it constantly checks to see if Final Cut Express is rendering and when it finishes rendering, it displays a Growl notification. ...