1. A

    Catalina SMB crash with Final Cut Pro

    I'm using FCP 10.4.8 on macOS 10.15.3 with network storage over 10g SMB across a Mac Pro 2019, Mac Pro 2013 with TB2-10g adapters, a current Mac Mini, and previously an iMac Pro. Across several project libraries using a wide range of footage I've come to experience network drives suddenly...
  2. AppleMyI

    Is External NVME ssd fast enough for 4k editing?

    Sold my previous 5,1 Mac Pro to fund my 2019 MacBook Pro i9/16GB/512/560x in July to learn video editing with Final Cut Pro. I thought the 512GB base storage would be enough but found out after a few months that it wasn't. I still have my Crucial 1TB nvme from my Mac Pro, so I went and bought an...
  3. M

    MP 1,1-5,1 RX 580 full memory with FCPX

    Hello, By controlling the system resources, I noticed something strange with the memories of my RX 580 and FCPX. Here are the details of my machine: Mac Pro 4.1> 5.1 6 hearts 3.33 ghz Mac OS 10.14.6 16 go of Ram Ahci SSD 250 GB on PCIe card (for system and applications) SATA 500 GB SSD (for...
  4. C

    Macmini 2018 with eGPU and selling MacPro Late 2013

    Dear all I'm in the process to think about a new desktop machine. As the new (2020 ?) MacPro won't be an option for me, I'm considering switching from a nMP Late 2013, 12 core, dual D700, 32gb of Ram and 1tb nvme disk to a maxed out macmini with an eGPU. My main use is photography with...
  5. S

    FCPX 10.3.4 - How to load sony cube Lut files?

    I have been given some ungraded footage shot on a sony fs700 - i have this file with the footage SONY_EE_SL2_L709A-1 (1).cube Is there anyway to open this file in fcpx 10.3.4 - i have tried the pixel film studio plugin which will only work with the newer FCPX. I need 10.4 or newer to load luts...
  6. D

    Final Cut crash

    I updated to latest beta last night and found out this morning that fcpx no longer worked. Crashed immediately. Tried reinstalling fcpx but didn’t help. Reset preferences- no help. I had to revert to previous beta and that solved the problem. I don’t know what changed between betas but it sure...
  7. S

    eGPU for Final Cut on 2018 MBP

    I have a 13" 2018 MacBook Pro. I use Final Cut Pro X a LOT. I'm looking into an eGPU but am reading a lot of things about FCPX not working with eGPU that much or that the Apple eGPU (Black Magic I think) is pretty bad. I'm really new at this and don't seem to understand what would work and...
  8. S

    WOW New 15inch Macbook no faster than Old 13 in Final Cut Pro.

    I demo'd a 15 inch MBP today in store. It was the Touch Bar and Touch ID 2.6GHz 6-Core Processor Radeon Pro 555X with 4GB of GDDR5 memory 16GB 2400MHz DDR4 memory 256GB SSD storage And I put it against my 1967 Macbook Pro 2015 2.9 GHz Intel Core i5 8 GB 1867 MHz DDR3 Intel Iris Graphics...
  9. C

    FCPX - Keyframe easing other than opacity?

    Am I being stupid here: Can't see how I can expand the transform keyframes so I can apply ease in / out etc. Can expand the opacity fine - but nothing above that.
  10. M

    Rendering? Dot All Over The Screen In Final Cut 10.3

    Hi All, Can anyone help me understand why this is happening or if it can be resolved?
  11. alchemistics

    MacPro 5,1 HD7970 - Bad Rendering Performance in FCP X 10.4.4

    Dear Fellows I recently upgraded my MacPro 5,1 (2 x 2.93 GHz 6-Core, 64GB RAM, 512GB 970NVME) with a Radeon 7970 3GB VRAM. The card performs very good, Geekbench Score is at 100'000. Ungine Heaven @ extreme gets me 827 Points. So far so good. Around twice the performance from my MacBook Pro...
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    New Keynote and iMovie

    Hi, I use keynote app a lot, but I found out, that past 4 years it doesn't changed a lot :/ Are there any rumors about newer version of this product? I would love to see much more Apple's templates, new animations, shapes and maybe simple animated shapes. I have also another question - about...
  13. Rasta4i

    iMac with eGPU without external display for fcpx and Davinci Resolve?

    Hello everyone i’m wondering if anyone’s tried this combo, there’s a script called set egpu that allows you to harness most of the egpu power without using an external display. I’ve been looking at many options but they all involve me selling too many things and buying a lot more which is what...
  14. JakubEspandr

    Macbook retina 12 2015 performance

    Hi. I have Macbook Pro 15 mid 2012 (i7,16GB RAM, gt650m 512MB, 512GB SSD+2TB HDD). I use macbook for videoediting (4K footage from Panasonic Lumix GH4 and DJI Phantom 4). Every day I bring macbook to school. I want to buy more lighter macbook with Retina display. I saw some videos on YouTube and...
  15. Rasta4i

    Sustained Workload, FCPX Performance MacBook Pro 15" 2018

    Hi everyone, I'm trying to decide between getting a base MacBook Pro 15 inch or an i9. However to make these kind of decisions I need to know how they perform under extended load not a geektest benchmark also I haven't seen many useful tests since apple issued the patch that got the thermal...
  16. Rasta4i

    4K Video Editing On Macbook 12 Possible?

    Hi, im looking for an ultra portable laptop to mostly cut down and trim 4K video editing projects that I work on as I find that the most time consuming part of the process. Once I do majority of the trimming the rest of my edit usually goes quite fast which I do on an iMac. Of course I will...
  17. A

    Why is exporting from Compressor of FCPX is beyond slow

    Anybody have any ideas on why compressor is so ungodly slow at exporting a 2:17min long movie to Vimeo? I made a time-lapse movie in 4K in FCPx and sent it to compressor to publish to Vimeo and at 1 hour and 5 min mark it has only finished about 2/3rd of the way. Why is it taking so long? Same...
  18. S

    FCP X Stock Footage Editing Workflow

    I'm curious if anybody out there has any tips for managing and editing stock footage within FCPX (currently using 10.4.1). I've been mostly doing photography but have an increasing library of footage from my travels and looking to get into stock footage. Here's a rough outline of my current...
  19. W

    Problem with Playhead in FCPX

    I'm not sure what happened but my playhead now does not show the small circle/dot on the playhead line that indicates the clip the playhead is on is active. How do I get this back?
  20. fhturner

    Retain GT120 w/o handicapping RX 580 & FCPX?

    Hey Everybody— I have upgraded my MP5,1 12-core 3.46 machine to the Sapphire Pulse Radeon RX 580 in order to drive a 4K display and accelerate Final Cut Pro X. Since I have extra PCIe slots via an expansion chassis, I intended to keep a GeForce GT120 stashed there for instances where I got into...