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Scot Walker
Apple's own "pro" app not well suited for Apple's iTunes Store
on Jun 8, 2013 at 4:32:02 am

I cut an indie feature in FCP X and there are two snags, after I've finished the final cut, that I've run into:

1. iTunes requires that you submit to them a Quicktime movie with Prores 422 (HQ) embedded with 8 channels of audio (L R C LFE Ls Rs Lt Rt). In FCP 7, this is easy, but FCP X only exports out 6 channels 5.1 (no way to include Left total and Right total stereo pair.)

2. Closed Captioning is now a requirement by the FCC and FCP X doesn't do closed captioning.

So if you want to sell your content on Apple's own store, can you use their "pro" editing software? Is there anyone in the world besides me who cut an indie film on FCP X and wants to put it on iTunes Store?

Thanks!


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Matias Canelson
Re: Apple's own "pro" app not well suited for Apple's iTunes Store
on Jun 8, 2013 at 6:37:53 am

I don´t know the answer for the closed caption, but for the audio, you can set a new role for each audio track, then in the Share Master File settings window, set the roles as multitrack quicktime movie, it will create a quicktime movie with 8 audio channels.

It would be great if you fill a feedback form to Apple about this.

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Charlie Austin
Re: Apple's own "pro" app not well suited for Apple's iTunes Store
on Jun 8, 2013 at 8:27:04 am

[Matias Canelson] "I don´t know the answer for the closed caption, "

Here is the answer to closed caption

http://www.cpcweb.com/solutions/fcp.htm

And from someone at this company posting a couple years ago:


If you're delivering tape, then you can use VTR Xchange (AJA) or Ventura (Matrox) to output a HD/SD file with closed captions to tape. The closed captions track is created in MacCaption.

If you're delivering some kind of file, then FCP7 didn't really handle this either, so nothing has changed. You export your (uncaptioned) movie to the required file format, then embed captions into it using MacCaption.

Shawn mentioned Manzanita, which is a plugin for MacCaption if you need to deliver CableLabs-spec MPEG-2 transport streams. For other file types, including program streams, QuickTime, MXF, etc. you can caption them natively in MacCaption without needing any other software or hardware.

So, other than the lack of tape output, FCPX hasn't changed much on the captioning side of things.

Best regards,

Jason Livingston
CPC Closed Captioning


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Scot Walker
Re: Apple's own "pro" app not well suited for Apple's iTunes Store
on Jun 8, 2013 at 3:14:12 pm

Thanks for the replies!



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Paul Figgiani
Re: Apple's own "pro" app not well suited for Apple's iTunes Store
on Jun 8, 2013 at 11:26:43 am

http://forums.creativecow.net/readpost/344/20906


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David Eaks
Re: Apple's own "pro" app not well suited for Apple's iTunes Store
on Jun 8, 2013 at 5:19:27 pm

This is a fun read, about future possibilities of FCPX and iTunes-

http://www.fcp.co/final-cut-pro/news/1144-why-final-cut-pro-x-s-killer-feat...


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