Rendering for iMovie or FCE at DVinfo.net

Go Back   DV Info Net > Apple / Mac Post Production Solutions > Final Cut Suite

Final Cut Suite
Discussing the editing of all formats with FCS, FCP, FCE

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old January 7th, 2010, 02:57 PM   #1
Trustee
 
Join Date: Jul 2005
Location: Willmar, MN
Posts: 1,400
Rendering for iMovie or FCE

I use a PC, but a business associate wants some footage I shot for use with iMovie or Final Cut Express. She is not a video editor by trade, but I guess she knows her way around iMovie. My footage is both DV widescreen (AVI using Microsoft DV codec) and 720p (M2T). I need to give her DV widescreen.

I want to give her QuickTime files so she's working with something she's used to. What rendering settings should I use? I can use Premiere Pro, After Effects, Vegas or QuickTime Pro to do the conversion.
Chris Davis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old January 15th, 2010, 06:15 PM   #2
Trustee
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Healdsburg, California
Posts: 1,138
Since your source is DV widescreen, I would probably just convert it to a Quicktime .mov file as DV/DVCPro-NTSC with aspect ratio set to 16:9, and if the source is progressive, make sure you set that correctly in the scan mode options if using Quicktime Pro to do the conversion.

The resulting file should work fine in iMovie and/or FCE.

-Jon
__________________
"Are we to go on record, sir, with our assertion that the 'pink hearts, yellow moons, orange stars, and green clovers' are, in point of fact', magically delicious?"
- Walter Hollarhan before the House Subcommittee on Integrity in Advertising - May, 1974
Jonathan Jones is offline   Reply
Reply

DV Info Net refers all where-to-buy and where-to-rent questions exclusively to these trusted full line dealers and rental houses...

Adorama
(800) 223-2500
New York, NY

B&H Photo Video
(866) 521-7381
New York, NY

Texas Media Systems
(512) 440-1400
Austin, TX

Precision Camera
(800) 677-1023
Austin, TX

VideoGuys
(800) 323-2325
Mineola, NY

DV Info Net also encourages you to support local businesses and buy from an authorized dealer in your neighborhood.
  You are here: DV Info Net > Apple / Mac Post Production Solutions > Final Cut Suite

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

 



Google
 

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 07:03 PM.


DV Info Net -- Real Names, Real People, Real Info!
1998-2018 The Digital Video Information Network