You can be sure he will have his final cut pro x training sessions well prepared for his seminar on july 12. Fcp 7 to avid automatic duck creative cows final cut pro forum is headed by many respected fcp professionals. Sep 09, 2015 when automatic duck originally went offline back in 2011, the plates made their products available for free download a boon, especially, to users who have been sticking with legacy versions of final cut pro. Automatic duck for final cut pro 7 and after effects how to tutorial tuesday with jon acosta. Get your fcp project and media into avid without any transcoding via automatic duck and avid ama.
Aaf exporting automatic duck download available creative cows final cut pro forum is headed by many respected fcp professionals. This makes it very easy to identify and copy the media you need for a specific aaf or xml file. Hi avid professionals, ive currently cut a 30 minute sequence in fcp that i am using automatic duck to send to avid. Automatic composition import for final cut pro and adobe. Automatic duck pro import fcp is one of the most important plugins to be released for final cut pro community. Automatic duck today continues to fly as a closely held business. One added benefit is you will also be able to get sequences out of fcp7 and into avid, quantel or pro tools. Everything went pretty well but after the batch capture i began reconnecting my files and ran into a couple of problems. Duck site, which are available via each plugin product download page. Jan 24, 2017 media copy consolidates all media referenced by your project to a single location, starting from xml files exported by final cut pro x or final cut pro 7, as well as avid aaf files. Sep 09, 2015 automatic duck classic products now available include pro import fcp and pro export fcp, the companys original timeline translation software for final cut pro 7 users.
What you should know to make your transition successful. Does fcp see omfi files, aaf files, avid edls for relinking, etc i want to mix audio and do effects and color correction in fcp for a feature were cutting in avid. The hard drive i am editing on fcp with will not be the same hard drive that i will be cutting on avid with. Sep 15, 2017 effects avid compatible video create externally linked files mxf project type very important to choose the same frame rate and aspect ratio of the fcp sequence in our case we had a 1080 59. Aug 27, 2014 download and run mac mxf to fcp x converter and import the avid dnxhd mxf files to it by clicking file step 2. Id tell the director to download a trial version of media composer. May 09, 2008 automatic duck has teamed up with toon boom to offer excellent pricing on a bundle of pro import fcp and storyboard pro. The best solution is to use automatic duck pro export. First i am using avid to take my raw qt media and convert it to mxf within avid. Oct 30, 2011 convert between your final cut pro, avid, after effects, quantel and pro tools sequences for free using automatic duck automatic duck, the seattlebased conversion software distributor known for their plugins that translate edited sequences between final cut pro, avid, after effects, quantel, pro tools, has recently revamped its cost structure for plugin delivery. In this demonstration, we use a pro res timeline in final cut pro, send it to. Automatic duck for final cut pro 7 and after effects how to. Automatic duck final cut pro export plugin will help your production get through post with less pain, in less time and at less cost.
The duck s earlier product enabled export of the avid timeline to ae. Automatic duck products now available for free crumplepop. I found mostly old content from 2010 and earlier, but heres a pdf from avid. Aug 12, 2010 in this demonstration, we use a pro res timeline in final cut pro, send it to avid without creating any new media, and have the sequence not only open, but also utilize the same media all using. I was playing around with automatic duck pro export 4. Automatic duck has now harnessed the power of omf to export from the final cut pro timeline to an after effects composition. Convert between your final cut pro, avid, after effects, quantel and pro. So, what i mean by this is that with automatic duck you can export an aaf from avid. Apple prores format is natively supported by final cut pro x, and click the format bar to follow final cut pro apple prores 422. At this stage avid s dnxhd is much closer to a universal codec. At some point last year, those free downloads disappeared, and some of their more desperate users went into withdrawal. Apr 03, 2012 automatic duck for final cut pro 7 and after effects how to tutorial tuesday with jon acosta. Also available is pro import ae, a plugin for importing avid aaf and fcp7 xml files into after effects cs5.
You will also be able to import the aaf into fcp but for this you will need to use automatic duck. Fcp 7 to avid mc6 creative cow s final cut pro forum is headed by many respected fcp professionals. It was my first real introduction to nonlinear editing. Automatic duck came to the rescue with its ase automatic sequence export module for fcp 3 and avid s omf capabilities. Aug 23, 2016 if youve ever heard of automatic duck if you are over 25 years old you probably had to use it when getting yourself out of some sticky fcp 7 to avid media composer circumstances that some crazy person put you in then you probably already trust this plugin, because the creators of automatic duck created xsend motion. Automatic duck post all their products to download free. A tool to import avid sequences into final cut pro was released in december 2003 with a plugin called pro import fcp, a plugin for final cut pro that read omf files. Automatic duck ships app that brings fcp x clips into motion. Ive currently cut a 30 minute sequence in fcp that i am using automatic duck to send to avid. An edl of sorts, that links to the media used in the sequence. Fcp offline, avid online, done more effectively than edls could do. In 2004 automatic duck released pro import c3, a plugin for discreets combustion compositing software.
Then automatic duck makes qt files that references that media, and translates the aaf to make the sequence appear in fcp. The team at automatic duck has moved on to work with adobe, allowing them to no longer offer support. Avid to fcp 5 with automatic duck pro import hi, i just successfully imported a full movie project into fcp 5 from avid using automatic duck. Automatic duck ceo wes plate l demos at many popular digital video events. Anyone being forced to use avid, but would rather be cutting in final cut like me could help me out with this one. Automatic duck, the seattlebased conversion software distributor known for their plugins that translate edited sequences between final cut pro, avid, after effects, quantel, pro tools, has recently revamped its cost structure for plugin delivery. However i do think media composer 5 is a massive step and i also believe automatic duck is bolstering their products for fcp avid interchange, so this may still be possible. Quickstart automatic duck media copy automatic duck media copy is a very helpful utility that reads avid aaf exports or xml files from final cut pro 7 or final cut pro x and copies the media files referenced by the project to a location you specify. Learn more about using automatic duck ximportae and media copy together. Pro export is an aafomf exporter for final cut pro that has been the standard for fcp interchange since 2002.
Now, their pro import ae, pro import fcp, and pro export fcp fcp7 and fcpx plugins are available at absolutely no charge. Oct 31, 2011 automatic duck announced today that their products are now available for free. Mac users interested in automatic duck media copy generally download. Sequence from fcp 7 to avid mc via resolve avid community. Avid medien konnen in fcp genutzt werden eingeschrankt. Ive successfully got an xml from fcp 7 to resolve, but i cant find away to. Hell, i did ten times my film school projects in my dormroom on fcp than i ever did on any of the schools editing stations. The omf file which automatic duck exported to the avid was absolutely precise, the editor could capture the exact footage and the avid timeline contained exactly what had been on the fcp timeline. Mar 26, 2019 if youve ever heard of automatic duck if you are over 25 years old you probably had to use it when getting yourself out of some sticky fcp 7 to avid media composer circumstances that some crazy person put you in then you probably already trust this plugin, because the creators of automatic duck created xsend motion. Automatic composition import fcp suite, for final cut pro 3. Automatic duck supplies plugins to allow roundtrips between final cut pro 7, avid, after effects or pro tools.
In this demonstration, we use a pro res timeline in final cut pro, send it to avid without creating any new media, and have the sequence not. Sep 28, 2010 mxf files arent readable by fcp without third party apps. We are trying to export an edl from fcp7 for an avid editor. As you may or may not know, adobe bought out automatic duck totally, and their site went down, they stopped supportingselling their vital final cut products automatic duck for free. Hi harley1, the next beta release will include vast improvements with aaf export, meaning aafs from lightworks can now be imported into avid and protools.
A download of the old autoduck would be fantastic, thanks. Automatic duck final cut pro export workflow moody college. Automatic duck, the seattlebased conversion software distributor known. Ximport ae gives you a great new option to finish up your final cut pro projects in after effects, preserving the structure of your timeline as well as properties. Automatic duck media copy is a very helpful utility that reads avid aaf exports or xml files from final cut pro 7 or final cut pro x and copies the media files referenced by the project to a location you specify. I certainly knew more about fcp then avid or adobe when i left school. Create the mxf media by linking to the files fcp 7 was using prhq 1080. More project migration and conversion tools by automatic duck. Avid is the steinway of editing and final cut pro is the yamaha four editors discuss editing on the mac so you take the editor who cut bohemian rhapsody, two apple trainers and macvideo host rick young, sit them in front of an audience and get them to talk about editing on the mac. Special thanks to avid casey richards, automatic duck wes.1088 46 1028 101 1551 45 1555 1578 710 312 881 1439 867 1573 822 827 1462 276 45 139 1358 823 19 1013 982 251 1460 1376 1001 330 865 1620 1431 220 237 13 1361 188 29 1476 371 1159 1297