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The Pan Law & FCPX

Updated 5-15-18 with additional information on FCPX Pan Law Compensation.  Every few months or so I see this comment on Twitter or Facebook: "FCPX is lowering my audio -6db. It's totally messed up!" What is happening is actually half expected and half an odd...

FCPX, AVCHD & MTS files – avoiding headaches

I have heard from colleagues of their trouble with AVCHD media, shot on the Sony FS700*** in particular. FCPX crashing, being as slow as molasses and not able to share (export). So after good amount of sleuthing I discovered a few issues and tips. So here they are in...

Question about Optimized/Proxy media for FCPX

I received an email today asking this: I read a post you wrote back in 2013 and I can’t find anything on my question. https://forums.creativecow.net/thread/344/3534 So I decided I want to use this to speed up my editing since it gets choppy on playback making it very...

My Contour Shuttle Pro Settings for FCPX

Way back in 2001 I purchased a Shuttle Pro for use with FCP and ProTools and I have loved this thing ever since (and it still works!) I wanted to share my settings for FCPX that I find most useful. Rather than edit, I really use the Shuttle Pro as a precision frame...