How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Mike Your Own Question

Mike
Mike, Mac Medic
Category: Mac
Satisfied Customers: 8690
Experience:  Over 20 years IT experience with Apple computers in publishing, marketing and design.
25267123
Type Your Mac Question Here...
Mike is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

When i select unedited content from my library and play it,

Customer Question

when i select unedited content from my library and play it, it appears that final cut pro is behind and dropping frames. i cannot edit anything for what i view is not complete
video frames were dropped during playback.
what do i do to change the setting to see what i need to edit>
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Mac
Expert:  Mike replied 6 months ago.
Is that FCP X?
Expert:  Mike replied 6 months ago.
If so convert your footage to Proxy media during editing and your Mac will perform much better. The odd dropped frame during playback does not matter as when the project is finally exported it will no longer be there. Or just go to Preferences / Playback and uncheck the box warning about dropped frames it makes no difference in the final product.