Oh, this sounds perfect for what I need. I work at a recording studio and am responsible for producing all the videos, but we also want to share more of what's going on at the studio be it a recording session, or images from an edit. This will be a great way for me to just take a quick pass through a cut to export a bunch of shots.
The first thing that came to my mind with this is to duplicate a project specifically for this since I don't really want to load up a project I'm still working on with a bunch of markers.
Thank you for this. This would indeed be a very interesting helper app, but...
I just tried it on two different machines, one running Mountain Lion and one running Mavericks:
I add markers on the FCPX timeline and export an FCPXML and save it to my desktop.
I create a destination folder on my desktop.
I open fcpxImageExporter.
I drag the XML onto the XML icon and the directory appears in the text field.
I drag the destination folder onto the folder icon and the directory appears in the text field.
I press Export, the Export button turns blue for a second then white again. And nothing happens, only a spinning wheel. I wait a few minutes... still no luck.
This happens with two different XMLs out of two different FCPX 10.0.9 projects on two different machines. Different video formats on both FCPX timelines.
hey Ronny thanks for letting me know about this, I think it is related to clips that contain a tmcd / timecode track (which obviously is most media in the world of fcpx!)
I had only been testing this on clips that originated from a Canon 5dMKII converted to ProRes - as well as other random mp4 files i had laying around.
I'll have to have a dig around and see what can be done.
Version 1.0 of fcpxImageExporter simply sources the material that is in the timeline and exports those frames that are marked with markers.
So unfortunately at the moment any effects etc.. and generators that are applied will not appear
Also the output size of the image at the moment is the original material's res.