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timecode window bug fcpx

Tim Moran was one of the first people to write to us having spotted the annoying display problem with timecode in FCPX and El Capitan. He's also found a fix, well sort of...

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We are back with a great user story. David Tillman describes his journey from being put off by FCPX from the initial scare stories to how he embraced Apple's new generation NLE cutting two high profile documentaries. A great read, we think his story will echo a lot of other editor's experiences.

We have many enquiries about writing for FCP.co - we love new interesting stories. This short article explains what you need to know about our content and what you need to supply to get published.

crumplepop audiodenoise fcpx

A slightly different plugin announcement. CrumplePop has just released AudioDenoise, a third party noise reducing plugin for FCPX. We asked how is it better than the built-in FCPX noise reduction and why? (It is also on special offer for a week at $49)

top ten text tips fcpx

Yes, the 3D text in Final Cut Pro X is amazing, but it is not a one-click solution to getting good looking text. We take a look at ten tips that should help to make your words on screen look good and avoid some common mistakes.

astropad duet FCPX ipad pro

It's been a bit quiet here on FCP.co for a few reasons. One of them is a bit of a reorganisation, more on that in another article. The other reason is that we have been spending a lot of time on our iPad Pro and we rather like it.

bioneers 2015 fcpx

Last year, we published an article from Mark Spencer on how Final Cut Pro X was used to edit the National Bioneers Conference. This year, he's edited a video together showing the workflow he used on the 2015 conference with some tips and tricks for editing long multicam shows.

write best fcpx article

Over a year ago, an article was written in response to some very bad journalism and blogging about Final Cut Pro X. It never got published, but in the wake of a similar article surfacing last week, we thought we would dig it out. It was written in October 2014 and has been very slightly updated to reflect the new Apple hardware. Enjoy!

 

New toys and new fun. We have been putting the new iPad Pro through its paces this week and we thought a quick post and a couple of videos about our first thoughts would be good. Yes we do mention 4K editing in iMovie and Duet!

annotation transcriber fcpx

Possibly the best FCPX tip you see all week. We immediately got the credit card out and bought this very handy third party application that allows offline transcribing of interviews by creating markers & notes for Final Cut Pro X.

friday freebies november 2015

It  might be Friday the 13th of November, but it is not all bad. Seeing as we haven't done one for a while, we thought we would do a round up the free products out there. This time is a smorgasbord of non-fcpx delights!

slicex free fcpx

Christmas has come early for Final Cut Pro X editors. Coremelt has released a free version of its popular SliceX plugin for FCPX that applies masks to tracked objects.

ripple davinci resolve

If we had to put bet the ranch on a different NLE giving Final Cut Pro X a good run for its money, it would be Blackmagic Design's DaVinci Resolve. Curious about the editing toolset in Resolve? Ripple Training has announced an editing and finishing tutorial and we have a 20% coupon code.