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

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4K video file exported from Final Cut Pro cannot be located in iTunes

I use Final Cut Pro 10.4.5 on an iMac 5k. I cannot locate the exported Apple 4k video file from Final Cut Pro X which is supposedly published in the iTunes library.
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Click check buttons via keyboard or script

I'm using Final Cut 7 under El Capitan, and I need to check the following buttons (in fact just the Audio Tracks, but both would be nice) using the keyboard, or maybe a scripted method. I have ...
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Retime pop-up missing in Final Cut Pro 10.3.4

I've been using FCPX(Final Cut Pro 10) for a long time and when I installed a different version of FCPX(10.3.4) in my MacBook Pro due to a HDD Failure. I started with a new project and wanted to ...
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How can I resolve a situation in which my Mac keeps crashing while working with a specific video file?

My MacBook Pro 2016 with Touch Bar keeps having a kernel panic whenever I attempt to use a specific video file I recorded with my Atomos Shogun Flame. FCPX imports and uses all of the other files from ...
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cut sections of silence from audio

I've been going along a long audio clip, and using the blade ⌘B on either side of sections of silence, and then deleting the sections of silence. Is there a way to automate this? Delete sections of ...
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can't see timeline in final cut pro

I was clicking lots of buttons in the toolbar to try to hide things I didn't need (browser, inspector, etc.: I wanted the preview window as large as possible to get more detail in a crop) but the ...
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Is it possible to send project from iMovie 10.1 to Final Cut Pro 7.0?

I'm unsure because the "Send movie to Final Cut Pro" option is missing from the File menu whatever project I try to open. Is there something I need to do to have this option?
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Final Cut Pro 10.4.3 Mojave Compatibility

I'm having some compatibility issues in macOS Mojave. I can't see the thumbnails preview of Titles, Effects, etc. Is there any known fix for this? UPDATE 1 Maybe it's something related with OpenGL: ...
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Open a note or display dialog with application

I work with a colleague editing videos and I wish to trigger a dialog or a note document whenever he opens Final Cut, so I can leave messages for him to do the job. The machine has to stay always on, ...
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How to drag folders from Finder into Final Cut without mouse [automator/applescript]

Hello guys I'm trying to create a Service to do some repetitive tasks that I have to perform every day. Most of the things I figured out how to automate, but there is one move that seems to be ...
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Cannot see Photos or iTunes libraries from Final Cut Pro

I am totally stuck with this one and hoping someone might have a suggestion. In Final Cut (latest version - 10.4) I can no longer: See the Photos library at all (i.e. the Photos item isn’t in the ...
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Convert FCPX timeline with edits to multicam

I am working on editing a video which consists of 5 different video files (1-5). I imported all of the camera1 videos into FCPX and started working with those files. made all of the edits, cuts, ...
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iCloud drive is not visible on Final Cut Pro X

I have footage that is in my iCloud Drive, however I seem not to have access to that drive / folder when opening the "Import" function dialog on Final Cut Pro X. Even when I try to drag the clip to ...
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How to “scroll” a clip so that it stays the same length but shows a different part of original video?

Analogy: the clip as viewed in the timeline is actually a window, behind which the entire original clip lies. I want to move the original clip side-to-side behind this window, so that the window's ...
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Animate text in final cut pro: knocking previous text further from centre

How can I animate a sentence in final cut pro, where each word in the sentence slides in from the right (violently), slamming into place in the middle of the screen, knocking the previous word ...
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Import finalcut project into imovie

My finalcut pro trial expired before I could export the movie I was working on. How can I import it into imovie?
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Cannot import AVCHD into final cut pro x

I have a folder called "from camera" that contains an AVCHD component. I recorded my videos using a SONY-X70. I cannot import my media into fcpx. When i use the media importer in FCPX it tells me no ...
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When I export video from Final Cut Pro, how to set the export directory?

This is my video I edit in Final Cut Pro, but I don't know where to set the export place when I share my video. If I share it, I don't know where to find my exported video. Add information
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How to preserve portrait mode of iPhone recording in iMovie and Final Cut Pro?

If an iPhone screen recording, which is 1080 x 1920 (portrait size) is edited in iMovie or Final Cut Pro, and resaved as a final video, I noticed the video will be landscape: 1920 x 1080 with black ...
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Why is “Send Movie to Final Cut Pro” completely missing from iMovie 10.1.3?

I'm running OS X Sierra and the latest iMovie, 10.1.3. I have a project and I'm trying to send it over to Final Cut Pro... the "Send Movie to Final Cut Pro" option in the File menu is missing. Not ...
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Where does an “Export to Apple Devices” file go to in Final Cut Pro X?

Sometimes the most simple things in this software are not obvious. I get a "Share Successful" message but have no idea where it is on my HD.
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Final Cut X- Not Enough Media Error - for transitions

I am on my trial here with version 10.2.3, its great but I get the above error when trying to put in transitions sometimes. How to fix?
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Final Cut Pro, read/write via External Hard Disk

Please forgive my silly question but can videos be edited on FCP via external HDD? My MBP is running out of storage and I want to start learning video editing where all everything is to be done ...
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Keep Mask in Same Spot While Key-Framing Transform - Final Cut Pro

I would like to make it look like an object is rising from behind another object. The way I was thinking of doing it would be using a mask and key-framing the "Transform". The only problem is that the ...
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How to fix Final Cut Pro X's “Modified File” message

Final Cut Pro (FCP) X 10.2.3 today gave me the most unhelpful warning message in my timeline: "Modified File" - thanks Final Cut Pro! What can I do to fix this problem? I've tried relinking the clips,...
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Why is my Final Cut Pro library file so bloated?

I have a bit of a problem with Final Cut Pro. Specifically, my library file is now 22GB, which, on a 120GB SSD (I'm running a MacBook Air with OS X El Capitan) is way too big. I've been careful to ...
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Final Cut Pro hangs when the import screen tries to look at iPhone

If I use Final Cut Pro to try and import video off of my iPhone 6s, about 1 out of every 2 or 3 times it will become Not Responsive and within a few minutes use all available system RAM and I'm forced ...
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FCPX thinks my iPhone footage is 24p

I was working on a project in FCPX shot with my iPhone 5c and I was about to export it when I noticed a strange export setting. At the bottom of the export window (Where it lists the framerate, ...
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How much video RAM to run 'Final Cut Pro' on a Mac Pro (2013)

I'm using Final Cut Pro and my friend and I are disagreeing on whether 2GB of video memory with the Dual AMD Firepro is enough or should I go with 3GB? If I go 2GB is the video memory upgradable? I ...
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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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Final Cut Pro 10.0.7 Yosemite Compatibility?

How do I get Final Cut Pro to work on Yosemite? Any fixes will be greatly appreciated thanks.
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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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Graphics card confusion and pro apps

I'm doing a report and researching various Mac graphics cards and how they would work or not work with pro apps. I'm very confused by all of the terminology and specifications, so I hope I can ...
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Can't Import iMovie to Final Cut Pro X on Mavericks

In FCP I went to file>Import>Import iMovie Project. However, I've searched everywhere and I can't find my iMovie project to import. Some people suggested looking in the movies folder. Below is a ...
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Manage disk space with Final Cut X

My hard drive is full and I have a finished project on it that may require some small modification. What is the good way to manage Final Cut X data? I have a 50Gb Final Cut file in my Video folder ...
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Is FCP X 10.1.1 hanging because of older hardware?

I'm weighing the value of upgrading my machine because FCP X 10.1.1 is constantly hanging—more than once per 5 minutes—and I'm at a loss what to do. Is this just because I have older (Mid-2010) Xeon ...
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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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What is the length of a frame in Final Cut Pro in seconds? Possible to specify it?

It took 23 frames and 0.92 seconds for the ball to travel from the first picture to the second so one frame is 0.04 seconds long, with 0.1 slowness (so the speed of the ball is roughly 150 km/h). How ...
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Add casual material such as screenshot fast to Final Cut Pro video? How? From Desktop?

I am able to add pictures from iPhone and Aperture to Final Cut Pro and I would like to fast add screenshots. I tried to do this from Desktop and no such option. How can I fast add casual material ...
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How to make Final Cut Pro to use my Tera bytes' HDD and not my Laptop's HDD?

I want all videos to my external HDD and not my laptop's HDD and Final Cut Pro does not give this option. I am not wanting to use my MBA's free space for video editing. How can I define the location ...
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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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Which would be better for FCP and Pro Tools? Mac Mini 2.3GHz i7Quad or iMac 2.9GHz i5 Quad?

I apologize in advance if this is a dumb question. I've been a post production recording engineer and sound editor for 20 years, but for the last 4 I've been on disability because of arthritis and ...
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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 speed up iMovie?

iMovie is basically unusable for me at this point. I've got over 1000 video clips (most of them around 6 seconds since they were taken in Vine) and any time I try and switch events or projects it ...
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Is Final Cut Pro's video stabilization any different and/or better than iMovie's? (both version X)

I've tried out iMovie's stabilization and its not all that great. I was wondering if Final Cut's stabilization was any better or different than iMovie's. I haven't purchased Final Cut Pro which is why ...
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How do I make subtitles / captions in Final Cut Pro?

I got Final Cut Pro to make translated subtitles for a short 18-minute video, but am having a lot of trouble with it. I create a bunch of Titles but seems like I have to reposition that title to the ...
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Final Cut Pro X and Compressor straight to YouTube

Is it possible to use Final Cut Pro X (FCPX 10.0.8) and Compressor 4.0.7 to upload a video straight to YouTube? I can use the preset FCPX YouTube uploader to do it, but I can't adjust the QuickTime ...