Final Cut Pro, non-linear video editing software developed and sold by Apple Inc.

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Yosemite and FCP7? Compatability?

I wanted to know, how compatible is FCP7 with Yosemite? FCP7 is the mainstay of my business and wanted to know if I should upgrade. Thanks,
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Can any Apple software create “photo montage” still frame from a video file?

I have a video and would like to create what is called a Photo Montage like this: (combining several photos of the same skier like below) I have searched on the Internet and some definition of ...
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Final Cut Pro X: green key

I've recorded a video clip with a TV in the background. During the recording, I displayed a green key on the TV. Now, I want to replace the green color with a picture I captured. It's an almost ...
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Import H.264 videos into Final Cut Pro X

I tried to import an H.264 video into Final Cut Pro X without success. The software tells me that the file is not importable. VideoSpec shows me the following video track parameters: Format: ...
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Any way to edit video in iMovie after establishing multiple audio tracks?

I've painstakingly edited audio from two separate tracks with my video in iMovie 2011. Now I want to trim the audio+video in certain areas. However, all I am able to do is select a portion of video, ...
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Having trouble with Final Cut Pro disk space

When I try to load footage onto final cut pro, it says that i do not have enough disc space. Before I start loading, i have 320gb of free space. In total, I am trying to load 5 hours of footage. What ...
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How can I get Final Cut Pro to reload my Motion projects without restarting it?

I often switch back and forth between working on a Final Cut project and working on a Motion generator or title I use in that project. If I make changes to the Motion project, I have to restart Final ...
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How can I add text in Final Cut Pro X?

One thing I really hate about Final Cut Pro X is the inability to add basic text, like you could on all previous versions of Final Cut Pro. It seems all text has to be entered as "titles" - and ...
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How to solve audio sync issue on the Mac? (and it is not just by a constant out of sync amount)

I downloaded a clip from 56.com or youku.com, and then found that the video and audio is out of sync. At first, near 6:00, the video is about 0.7 second slower, and I used iMovie to "detach audio" ...
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How to make Final Cut Pro created DVD disc playable on DVD players?

I am using Final Cut Pro on Mavericks and Yosemite. Even though the one on Mavericks says: the latest version cannot run on the current OS -- must install the latest compatible version instead. ...
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Buying used Final Cut Pro on eBay

If I buy a copy of Final Cut Pro on eBay that comes in original package with license and registration codes, is it legal to install into my computer? could there be an issue if they previous owner ...
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Maintaining alias links when moving original files across drives

When I move the original file that an alias point to, the alias is still able to find the file in it's new position. But not when I move the original files across drives. I'd like to move a bunch of ...
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Final Cut Pro X crashes when using transform tool

Starting from some update of the Final Cut Pro X (~ 10.0.7) I have started to experience frequent crashes of the Final Cut when using the transform tool. It doesn't seem to crash when setting ...
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Backup camcorder using Final Cut Pro or iMovie

I have a Canon Vixia HF11 HD camcorder, Synology DS213 NAS, MacBook Air, iMovie '11 and Final Cut Pro 10.0.9. I just backed up my camcorder using Final Cut Pro and ran into a couple problems: The ...
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How can I omit FCPX Render Files from a Time Machine backup?

I want to be able to add my Final Cut Projects and Events folders to Time Machine, but annoyingly Apple have decided to put a Render Files folder within each and every Events folder. Is there a way ...
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Why isn't my Qmaster cluster showing up in Compressor?

I created and added two computers to a Qmaster cluster in Qadministrator so that a Compressor export would be faster. However, the cluster doesn't show up in Compressor! What do I do? I have no clue ...
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Incorrect timestamp date on DV footage imported in FCPX

I'm importing some miniDV tapes shot on a Canon GL2 in 2009. At the moment, I'm letting FCPX run through the tapes to create a "tape archive" so I can easily import things in my events later. The ...
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Is there a way/plugin to draw on a video, like a sports broadcast?

I have Final Cut Pro X, a video of a game and I would like to draw on it. This would be similar to a sports broadcast where circles are drawn around key players and arrows are shown for their ...
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Final Cut X: how to find project

A friend of mine has worked on a FCP project on my Mac and I would like to retrieve the project file to continue editing. In the meantime I upgraded OS and FCP and these old projects are not anymore ...
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Smooth slow motion transition in FCP X

I am adding slow motion to a clip in FCP X. I have 1 clip as 100% speed and then the next as 50% speed. This works, but it "jumps" quickly from 100% to 50%. Is there a way to make this transition ...
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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 ...