Re: Macbook Pro + Final Cut Express 4 = Fail!
- Rendering drives me nuts on Final Cut. I use footage from multiple
sources and premiere or sony vegas can accept it.
It seems that Final Cut has a closed system, and is designed not to be
able to use imported clips from or to multiple platforms. When are
they going to open up?
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Sheldon Pineo" <icenrye@...> wrote:
> Ok folks. Santa brought me a 4gig MBP and a copy of FCE 4. I've
> Premiere Pro 1.5 for the past few years and wanted to switch to
> that can handle HD.
> I'm working on a simple sequence using a green screen and some simple
> graphics. My problem is in rendering. First, Real Time rendering, even
> with the frame rate set low, stops due to dropping frames so it's not
> possible to watch the sequence.
> If I switch to safe render, nothing shows until the sequence is rendered
> which takes 15 minutes for a 2 minute segment! Then, if I make a
> wants to render again.
> Seeing the number of people on this list with MBPs and using FC Pro,
> most, if not all, of my problems are settings, or something very simple.
> Any ideas on how I can make this a better experience?
> Oh. Original footage is from my Canon HV30 shot in HDV mode.
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