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I found the presentation on Lumaforge page on Vimeo, and I see that Peter hasn't posted it yet so I thought I might just beat him to the punch. :D Enjoy.

vimeo.com/265067683
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I trashed the preferences and it's still happening. Is anyone else experiencing this?
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I've been cleaning up my assembly cut with the new version of FCPX and I noticed this frustrating problem. I perform a blade cut on a clip, and want to delete the clip to the left of the blade cut. I delete it, but the playhead then jumps too far back and it takes me a lot of time to go back to my last cut. Why doesn't the playhead jump straight to the closest cut to the deleted clip, or the start of the clip that is right next to the deleted clip. Please help, it's driving me insane, and my timeline is to long! I waste a lot of time searching for where I was before deleting a clip. Thank you!
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Vlastimir Stevanovic replied to the topic 'New MBP, 16GB Ram & the tech press!' in the forum. 4 years ago

Also, the new Microsoft Surface Studio looks good and everybody is drooling about it but it has one crucial flaw. It runs on Windows! Sorry but never again. I'd rather switch to Linux.
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Vlastimir Stevanovic replied to the topic 'New MBP, 16GB Ram & the tech press!' in the forum. 4 years ago

CBlakeston wrote:

an editor who insists he can't edit RED uncompressed footage for the US election on a MBP because the CPUs are too wimpy and I'm not a 'Pro' because he has tripods that cost more then my camera.

That's ridiculous. I've edited RED footage on a 2011 Macbook Pro! What is he talking about? People are whining too much! If they were expecting a gaming lap top with extremely high specifications that had a battery life of 90 minutes... Sorry, Apple never does that, that's MSI's domain. Ever since I can remember PC laptops had higher specs on paper. I remember when Toshiba had quad core processors and Macbook Pro still had Core 2 Duo and it was still better. Also, every article on the new MBP mentions that Apple doesn't "think different" anymore... What? They've dumped all other ports and put four USB-C with Thunderbolt 3! No other laptop has 4 USB-C ports with thunderbolt 3, and no other ports. So, they are still quite different! Maybe not the way some would like them to be different, but just look at FCPX. It's pretty damn different from other NLEs. One thing that's sure about Apple is that they are not afraid to let go of the past, and nudge everyone and everything to the future. I'm not a fan boy, I'm just a very satisfied user of their products.

And if your editor friend has more expensive tripods that your cameras, I don't think that he's really an editor then. I don't think Thelma Schoonmaker and Walter Murch care too much for tripods. That guy is a videographer. :)
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Vlastimir Stevanovic replied to the topic 'New MBP, 16GB Ram & the tech press!' in the forum. 4 years ago

Sure it helps, but with super fast flash storage in the new Macbook Pro RAM is not as big of a deal as it used to be. All I read on the internet is about how people are disappointed by the new Macbook Pros, how they fall short of their expectations... To be honest I don't understand why! Except for the price, for me they are pretty much perfect, I really can't see what all the complaining is about. I guarantee the one could cut a feature film without any major glitches on the top of the line new Macbook Pro. A Hollywood feature film too! Irrespective of whether you're using FCPX or Avid, you could actually cut a major motion picture on this device. The entire Lord of the Rings trilogy was edited on a much lower spec device. I'm not talking about rendering or special effects, I'm talking strictly about editing. Same goes for music, and music studios. As I've heard someone say, machines no longer affect the quality of what you do, only the person using them.
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One thing that is clear after the new 10.3 update of Final Cut Pro is that Apple didn't dumb it down. In fact every new feature, even the interface changes were clearly meant for the pro users. Why bother if it is only going to be used on Macbooks?
It's true that they may not launch a new 5k display, but there are other display companies that make displays that can be used on a mac computer, but there are no companies that make computers that can run on Mac software. It makes no sense for them to let PC take over the creative market. It makes no sense to make an obviously high end video editing app without making a computer to run it on. Sure, it can run on iMac and Macbook pro, and it runs pretty damn well, but that's still not enough for some power users.
I think they will do it!
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Yeah, I know how to use range tool. :) It's just a bit crude and imprecise to click and drag for some things. I'd like to be able to play the entire timeline but only highlight one audio lane so that I can mark in and out in that lane only while it's playing. Also, they should introduce global range tool, that would select all audio and video from one point to another point.
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That's exactly what I mean! Thank you! How do I do that on the keyboard? :)

Thanks for the kind words Ronny, you're a true gent! Any FCPX tours in the Balkans? Have you ever worked in this par of Europe? :)
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My point was that Adobe editors are too obsessed with bashing FCPX. Why don't they just use Premier and shut up, why are they so bitter? It's like most of them are ex FCP legacy editors and have jumped ship to Premier, and because of that they don't want to see FCPX improved too much. They need to justify it to themselves that they've made the right choice. I've never seen hoards of FCPX editors bashing Premier on forums and social networks every time the new version is launched. I usually wouldn't care about this, but they are doing a great disservice to a lot of their fellow editors.
They have created this stigma that FCPX is an amateur software and hence only amateurs use it. It's frustrating that people kind of stop taking me seriously when I mention my editing platform. It's like I can hear them go, "Ohhh, so you're a hobbyist!" The platform shouldn't matter, but the result. It should be my concern what I use to get the result.
This 'stigma' has cost me many jobs, and a lot of money! On so many projects I was forced to use Premier and Avid not because the pipeline or workflow demanded it, but because FCPX is, I quote, " an app for hobbyists, vloggers, and youtubers."

Now, I can edit in Avid, I even like it for long form because it's rock solid, and has great tools in the timeline, particularly trimming. I also can edit on Premier, when it's not crashing. But FCPX is my favourite, especially 10.3!
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Is there a way to select a particular audio role so that when I play the timeline and press I and O it will not select a range on the video lane but one particular audio lane? It's frustrating me a little bit that it is always selecting the video instead of the connected audio that I want to select. I hope I explained that clearly. Thanks!
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Redifer wrote:


Nothing really special about it that any other NLE on the planet couldn't do. Even FCPX 10.0.0, iMovie, etc could do this.

NLE should affect the look of a product. If you look at it that way, any commercial could be edited on any software. NLE should enable you to do what's in your head without getting in the way, it shouldn't affect the way video looks. You can't possibly recognize any NLE from looking at what was edited on it.
BTW I don't believe that spot was graded in FCPX.
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Thanks man! I have Logic on this computer, I'll look into it! :)
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Vlastimir Stevanovic replied to the topic 'Audio Lanes are a life saver!' in the forum. 4 years ago

Yeah, the compound clip lanes are more meant for doing final mixes in FCPX I guess. I do my mixing within the app, and i Logic sometimes, but for more serious projects I send to a sound guy, he'll love the roles.
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Vlastimir Stevanovic thanks user 'EditorGuy' in the forum message ' Audio Lanes are a life saver!'. 4 years ago