Tips & Tricks

Oct 28

App to save Compressor 4 Batches

As discussed here, Compressor no longer gives you the option to save a batch. I’ve written an Applescript app that allows you to …

Sep 29

FCP (7 & X) XML Parser for manual media managing

This post expands on previous attempts at collecting files for multiple purposes (making aliases, copying, batch transcoding, etc.). The tool was written specifically to collect …

May 14

How to open FCP X without previously loaded libraries (OUTDATED)

OUTDATED: Since FCP 10.1.2, Apple introduced its official method to trash preferences and start anew:
http://support.apple.com/kb/ts3893 (Section 11)
As you know, there’s no way …

Apr 2

23.976 to 29.97DF timecode calculator (UPDATED: works with TCs up to 03:00:00:00)

Challenge: Figure out what a 23.98 TC will be when 3:2 pulldown’s added.
Solution: An excel spreadsheet with a LOOKUP formula.
I’m not sure why, but I’ve …