16:9 output from FCP 5 to QT 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 October 30th, 2006, 12:04 PM   #1
Wrangler
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Posts: 6,781
16:9 output from FCP 5 to QT

Hi,

I have a project that was shot letterboxed 16:9 and brought into FCP as a 4:3 letterboxed file. Now I want to output it as a web-compressed 16:9 (cropped) file, in other words not a letterboxed 4:3. This will end up on .mac.

I've tried a few different techniques including the one in the FCP manual but it's not working. Can someone walk me through the steps? thanks...
__________________
Charles Papert
www.charlespapert.com
Charles Papert is offline   Reply With Quote
Old October 30th, 2006, 01:55 PM   #2
Inner Circle
 
Join Date: Dec 2005
Location: New York City
Posts: 2,629
Go into Compressor, pick the codec you want and then pick the "Geometry" tab. At this point you can type the numbers in or adjust the cropping in the preview window by dragging the mouse. You may have to save the setting first depending on the version of Compressor.
__________________
William Hohauser - New York City
Producer/Edit/Camera/Animation
William Hohauser 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

 



All times are GMT -6. The time now is 11:30 PM.


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