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==== The following instructions serve a step by step guide to download video from an online source and make compatible for editing in Final Cut Pro<br> ====
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==== The following instructions serve a step by step guide to download video from an online source and make compatible for editing in Final Cut Pro<br> ====
  
With Video Download Helper:
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With Video Download Helper:  
  
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*Launch your preferred web browser (either Firefox or Safari.)
 
*Launch your preferred web browser (either Firefox or Safari.)
  
 
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*Go to the site hosting the video you wish to download.
 
*Go to the site hosting the video you wish to download.
  
 
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*Allow the video a few seconds to load or begin buffering, then verify that the Video Download Helper icon is animated and in full color.
 
*Allow the video a few seconds to load or begin buffering, then verify that the Video Download Helper icon is animated and in full color.
 
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*Verify that the Headphone Amp is on by checking the green LED light on the front of the amp.
 
*Verify that the Headphone Amp is on by checking the green LED light on the front of the amp.
  
 
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*Log in using your middlebury username and password.
 
*Log in using your middlebury username and password.
  
 
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*Launch Final Cut Pro.
 
*Launch Final Cut Pro.
  
 
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*Save your project by selecting File -&gt; Save Project As -&gt;
 
*Save your project by selecting File -&gt; Save Project As -&gt;
  
 
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*Input "ProjectName" and choose "Xsan_Media/CourseName/YourName" for your save destination. Choose Save.
 
*Input "ProjectName" and choose "Xsan_Media/CourseName/YourName" for your save destination. Choose Save.
  
 
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*Choose an Easy Setup by selecting Final Cut Pro -&gt; Easy Setup -&gt;
 
*Choose an Easy Setup by selecting Final Cut Pro -&gt; Easy Setup -&gt;
  
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[[Image:Easysetup1.jpg|thumb|center|Final Cut Pro -> Easy Setup]]
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[[Image:Easysetup1.jpg|thumb|center|Final Cut Pro -> Easy Setup]]  
  
 
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*Choose the Easy Setup based on the camera that was used to record the media being edited.
 
*Choose the Easy Setup based on the camera that was used to record the media being edited.
  
 
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[[Panasonic PV-GS500]]
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[[Panasonic PV-GS500]]  
  
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DV-NTSC
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[[Pansonic DVX-100]]
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[[Pansonic DVX-100]]  
  
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DV-NTSC 24p (23.98) - if you shot on F5 Mode or
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DV-NTSC 24p (23.98) - if you shot on F5 Mode or  
  
DV-NTSC 24p (23.98) Advanced Pulldown Removal - if you shot on F6 Mode
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DV-NTSC 24p (23.98) Advanced Pulldown Removal - if you shot on F6 Mode  
  
 
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[[Sony V1U]]
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[[Sony V1U]]  
  
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Apple ProRes 422
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Apple ProRes 422  
  
 
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[[Sony EX1]]
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[[Sony EX1]]  
  
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XDCAM EX 1080p24 if you shot on HQ 1080/24P or
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XDCAM EX 1080p24 if you shot on HQ 1080/24P or  
  
XDCAM EX 1080i60 if you shot on HQ 1080/60i
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XDCAM EX 1080i60 if you shot on HQ 1080/60i  
  
 
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[[Image:Easysetup2.jpg|thumb|center|Easy Setup -> Choose "DV NTSC"]]
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[[Image:Easysetup2.jpg|thumb|center|Easy Setup -> Choose "DV NTSC"]]  
  
 
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*Delete "Sequence 1" from the Browser. Choose File-&gt;New-&gt;Sequence. This creates a brand new sequence based on the Easy Setup that you chose in the step before this.
 
*Delete "Sequence 1" from the Browser. Choose File-&gt;New-&gt;Sequence. This creates a brand new sequence based on the Easy Setup that you chose in the step before this.
  
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[[Image:Delete.jpg|thumb|center|Final Cut Pro -> New -> Sequence]]
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[[Image:Delete.jpg|thumb|center|Final Cut Pro -> New -> Sequence]]  
  
 
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*Select Final Cut Pro -&gt; System Settings -&gt; to set the scratch disk where captured media will be saved.
 
*Select Final Cut Pro -&gt; System Settings -&gt; to set the scratch disk where captured media will be saved.
  
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[[Image:Scratch1.jpg|thumb|center|Final Cut Pro -> System Settings]]
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[[Image:Scratch1.jpg|thumb|center|Final Cut Pro -> System Settings]]  
  
 
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*Select the "Set" button -&gt; and choose "Xsan_Media/CourseName/YourName/YourProject".
 
*Select the "Set" button -&gt; and choose "Xsan_Media/CourseName/YourName/YourProject".
  
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[[Image:Scratch2.jpg|thumb|center|Click on the top "Set" button]] [[Image:Scratch3.jpg|thumb|center|Choose "Xsan_Media/CourseName/YourName".]]
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[[Image:Scratch2.jpg|thumb|center|Click on the top "Set" button]] [[Image:Scratch3.jpg|thumb|center|Choose "Xsan_Media/CourseName/YourName".]]  
  
 
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*Set the AutoSave location by selecting "Set" and choose "Workspace/YourName/YourProject". Setting this location to the local "Workspace" drive ensures that you will always have a backup available if anything happens to the Xsan.
 
*Set the AutoSave location by selecting "Set" and choose "Workspace/YourName/YourProject". Setting this location to the local "Workspace" drive ensures that you will always have a backup available if anything happens to the Xsan.
  
 
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*Select OK to save the settings.
 
*Select OK to save the settings.
  
 
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*Now you are prepared to move on to [[Log and Capture]] or [[Log and Transfer]].
 
*Now you are prepared to move on to [[Log and Capture]] or [[Log and Transfer]].
  
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= Navigation  =
 
= Navigation  =
  
[[FMMC Knowledgebase]]
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[[FMMC Knowledgebase]]  
  
 
[[FMMC Technology Support]]
 
[[FMMC Technology Support]]

Revision as of 15:15, 8 December 2010

The following instructions serve a step by step guide to download video from an online source and make compatible for editing in Final Cut Pro

With Video Download Helper:


  • Launch your preferred web browser (either Firefox or Safari.)
  • Go to the site hosting the video you wish to download.
  • Allow the video a few seconds to load or begin buffering, then verify that the Video Download Helper icon is animated and in full color.
  • Verify that the Headphone Amp is on by checking the green LED light on the front of the amp.
  • Log in using your middlebury username and password.
  • Launch Final Cut Pro.
  • Save your project by selecting File -> Save Project As ->
  • Input "ProjectName" and choose "Xsan_Media/CourseName/YourName" for your save destination. Choose Save.
  • Choose an Easy Setup by selecting Final Cut Pro -> Easy Setup ->
Final Cut Pro -> Easy Setup
  • Choose the Easy Setup based on the camera that was used to record the media being edited.

Panasonic PV-GS500

DV-NTSC

Pansonic DVX-100

DV-NTSC 24p (23.98) - if you shot on F5 Mode or

DV-NTSC 24p (23.98) Advanced Pulldown Removal - if you shot on F6 Mode

Sony V1U

Apple ProRes 422

Sony EX1

XDCAM EX 1080p24 if you shot on HQ 1080/24P or

XDCAM EX 1080i60 if you shot on HQ 1080/60i

Easy Setup -> Choose "DV NTSC"
  • Delete "Sequence 1" from the Browser. Choose File->New->Sequence. This creates a brand new sequence based on the Easy Setup that you chose in the step before this.
Final Cut Pro -> New -> Sequence
  • Select Final Cut Pro -> System Settings -> to set the scratch disk where captured media will be saved.
Final Cut Pro -> System Settings
  • Select the "Set" button -> and choose "Xsan_Media/CourseName/YourName/YourProject".
Click on the top "Set" button
Choose "Xsan_Media/CourseName/YourName".
  • Set the AutoSave location by selecting "Set" and choose "Workspace/YourName/YourProject". Setting this location to the local "Workspace" drive ensures that you will always have a backup available if anything happens to the Xsan.
  • Select OK to save the settings.

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