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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Setting up Projects in Adobe Premiere Pro vs FCPX

Great job on this tutorial Marcelo & Jon! I think this is a must watch tutorial for any editor looking to migrate from FCPX to Adobe Premiere Pro CC (and vice versa). The goal of this tutorial series, FCP vs Premiere, is not to start a war or to convince people to use one app Read More

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By Gary, April 29, 2016
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Storage Solutions, Video Editing

Using Jellyfish Affordable Shared Storage with FCPX

I’ve been keeping my eye on Jellyfish, an affordable shared storage solution from LumaForge that was created for small group collaboration of  FCPX editors. In this hands on real world review Peter Wiggins puts it though it’s paces and shares the highs and lows with fcp.co readers. A little bit about Jellyfish from their website  before we Read More

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By Gary, March 25, 2016
Final Cut Pro User Experience blog

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Editing Pro Learns to Love FCPX

We’re spotlighting editor David Tillman’s experience with FCPX non-linear editing software. Read this pro’s journey and weigh in on the results. How I learned to stop worrying and love Final Cut Pro X from Final Cut Pro blog My experience editing with FCPX started, as so many things do these days, with an email. It Read More

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By Videoguys, January 22, 2016
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Video Editing

NLE Comparison Guide: Premiere Pro, FCPX & Media Composer

Lights Film School put together a nice little overview article on the latest updates to Adobe Prmeire Pro, FCPX and Avid Media Composer.  They look at them through the eyes of an independent filmmaker, so keep that in mind when reading the article. Lights Film School Last summer, we published a comparison of the primary video Read More

By Gary, June 25, 2015
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Video Editing

beActive entertainment tells us how they cut on FCPX

We’ve all heard the stories about FCPX. How it was originally seen as iMovie Pro and how Apple has made steady improvements over the years.  Now it’s making real inroads for movies and boradcast TV. Here is the story of  beActive’s  ‘journey’ from hating FCPX, to it becoming his company’s edit system of choice. fcp.co Read More

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By Gary, April 9, 2015
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Video Editing

Premiere Pro CC Vs FCPX 10.1 Vs Media Composer 7

Toolbox by Jonny Elwyn If there is one question that gets asked most frequently when two editors meet it is: What are you cutting on? I don’t think that the answer matters as much now ‘kudos’ wise, although you might get some raised eyebrows if the answer is something that falls outside of ‘the big three’: Read More

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By Videoguys, March 30, 2014
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Video Editing

FCPX 10.1 vs Premiere Pro CC Part 01

Final Cut Pro X Berlin User Group by Paul Murray in Future FCPX Regardless of your NLE, of choice, you will surely have noticed that Apple recently made, what is called in the industry, a major update to Final Cut Pro X. The list of feature requests, has been long, expectations high, and the Apple Read More

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By Videoguys, January 15, 2014
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4K, UHD and 3D, Computers, Video Editing

FCPX and the Mac Pro: A real broadcast job, real editing and real deadlines

fcp.co No more testing in the office, we took the Mac Pro on the road for a real outside broadcast TV job. This was cutting on the front line. So just how did the Mac Pro perform? You will be in for a very short surprise. There have been many benchmark tests since the Mac Read More

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By Videoguys, January 13, 2014
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Video Editing

Do Professional Editors care about FCPX (anymore)?

PVC by Kevin McAuliffe Are professional editors handing in their Media Composer and Premiere Pro licenses for FCPX? In a word…No. So, I think it’s safe to say that the dust has settled a long time ago on FCPX, and to be honest, whenever I sit down at my Mac to launch Media Composer, I Read More

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By Videoguys, October 18, 2013
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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Linking Assets in Photoshop to FCPX

digitalCINEMAcafe.com by Chris Fenwick This is an incredible new feature in Photoshop CC that was just recently released. It allows Photoshop to constantly be creating assets for web developers from their layer names. I’ve taken it one step further and created a little work around to allow you to “dynamically link” (yep… fake SEO juice again) Read More

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By Videoguys, September 18, 2013

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