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making a slideshow in Final Cut

I made an audio slideshow in FCP and when I export it, the resolution sucks. Does anyone know the right way to do this?

by Shane Bauer at 2008-01-15 01:36:03 UTC (ed. Mar 12 2008 ) California , United States | Bookmark | | Report spam→

I just did one, and struggled to find the right way, but here’s what I did:

1) File → Export → Quicktime Movie (NOT using Quicktime Conversion)
2) I used custom settings, using the aspect ratio of the slideshow
3) Compressor → Photo-JPG @ 75%
4) Pixel Aspect Ratio → Square

Once that is exported, you will have a nice, big, hi-res file that looks great. I then exported out of Quicktime to the smaller size using the H.264 compression for web use.

Others might have better answers, but that worked great for me.

by Brian C Frank | 15 Jan 2008 01:01 | Des Moines, ia, United States | | Report spam→
Yeah, if you do a straight export you will get a nice big file. I then use Quicktime Pro ($30) to compress to whatever size and quality is needed.

by James Chance | 15 Jan 2008 03:01 (ed. Jan 15 2008) | Midwest, United States | | Report spam→
I found very helpful apple seminars by Brian Storm. It’s free and it show how to made a slideshow with FCP.
hope it help
http://www.seminars.apple.com/cgi-bin/WebObjects/ASPRegistration.woa/wa/registerForEvent?eventId=60612&s=203&locs=us_en

by Antonino Condorelli | 15 Jan 2008 16:01 | Catanzaro, Italy | | Report spam→

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