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Andreas Kiel
Little App-for 'Pre-Flights' when using Libraries
on May 9, 2019 at 6:07:53 pm

A common thing:
When opening "foreign" or longer unused libraries the problem arises that fonts or templates may be not found.

For missing fonts this font/font face will be replaced by the "default font" of the template and some parameters will be reset. The problem may arise that FCP might save this change - which is very annoying.
Unfortunately (for personal reasons) I can not update my old X-FX for Mojave as fast as I would love to do, I have decided to bring a part of it into a small stand-alone app: X-Library Check

This mini-app searches a library (.fcpbundle) for all fonts and external motion templates, lists them and warns if something is missing.
Application usage: Use Menu / Button to open a Library or drag Library to the App's Icon and wait a bit.
The result/report is saved as "Library Name" & "-check.txt" on the Finder level of the library.

This first version is free and it is available here:
http://www.spherico.com/filmtools/X-Files/X-Library-Check/XLC-Install.dmg

Spherico
http://www.spherico.com/filmtools

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Michiel de Leeuw van Weenen
Re: Little App-for 'Pre-Flights' when using Libraries
on May 22, 2019 at 6:22:30 pm

That's a great 'very big' little tool Andreas. Thank you for creating and sharing.


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