Canon HV20, 24p, and FCE

Discussion in 'Digital Video' started by ShermDog, Nov 15, 2008.

  1. ShermDog macrumors regular

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    I have some footage shot in 24p on a Canon HV20. I found this article on Apple's support pages (http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2410?viewlocale=en_US) that instructs you on how to properly capture 24p footage using Final Cut Pro. Could I follow the same procedure using FCE instead of FCP?
     
  2. corywoolf macrumors 65816

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    FCE can't edit 24P... you will need FCP. Don't try removing the pull-down after, it will not work if there are any transitions or effects applied in FCE.
     
  3. shadowschild macrumors member

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    i am also very dissapointed to hear this, why cant FCE edit 24p footage?
     
  4. NeoMayhem macrumors 6502a

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    Because it is a 'Pro' feature that people learning video editing (FCE market) dont need?
     
  5. Gymnut macrumors 68000

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    Perhaps when and if Apple decides to release a newer version of FCE, they'll include 24p support, in addition to AVCHD. I don't think a simple software update would allow for 24p, although I could be wrong. In general it just seems that Apple has let slip it's Pro Application support, in favor of other things, ie. iPhone, iPod, etc.
     

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