Using Final Cut Express with p24 Content

Because of the number of times I’ve addressed the question, I put together a short guide to using p24 content in Final Cut Express.  You can download it here.  24p Content in Final Cut Express

  1. Major
    April 1, 2009 at 12:48 am

    tried the 720p60 from 1080i60 and it looks good. I use a canon hv30. In fact, I’m wondering if it doesn’t look better than shooting in 30p. Any thoughts on that?

  2. April 1, 2009 at 9:47 pm

    1080p30 vs 720p60 all comes down to one’s preference for motion vs. detail. I prefer the smooth-motion effect created by 720p, especially since with compression I think the added detail allowed for by 1080p gets lost. But I’m doing something that is low motion then I use 1080p30 so I can bypass post-processing immediately.

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