A couple of great tips from our Forum. Get a bigger timecode window with FCPX and also an application to enable, disable and remove effects.
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First up is a trick for getting a large timecode window with Final Cut Pro X, Anders Mildestveit posted why and how on our Forum.
Also on our Forum, Andreas Kiel came up with a solution for enabling and disabling effects.
Few days ago there was a thread about showing hiding FX. Same time I got some mails from FCP users whether my old tool for FCP would work with FCPX.
This old one wouldn't work cause of the differences in XML. But since 10.1.x the XML's features come closer to those ones from legacy – teen though Apple states that they aren't perfect. But finally I decided to bring back my old app to new life.
The app searches for everything which XML internally is an "effect". The count of usage, the name, the user visible type and the FCPX internal usages are listed. Optional you can show the clip names which do use a certain "effect" – except for transitions. Selecting a clip name will set the clipboard to this name and you can use the "find" in FCPX,
The app allows to enable/disable "effects" or just to remove them. These actions are immediately saved to the XML.
The XML can be imported into FCPX and will create a modified copy of the timeline
Please go to his post to download the application.
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