Straw Poll: Do you use the CUT page?

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Straw Poll: Do you use the CUT page?

PostFri Jun 07, 2019 2:42 pm

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Re: Straw Poll: Do you use the CUT page?

PostFri Jun 07, 2019 2:45 pm

Not moving to 16 until .2 or .3 released and then only Color here. Maybe to cut my reel, to try it out.


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Re: Straw Poll: Do you use the CUT page?

PostFri Jun 07, 2019 3:20 pm

the Cut page is very useful on certain material. For me thats talking-head youtube style videos getting rid of umms and aahs. I use it a lot
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Re: Straw Poll: Do you use the CUT page?

PostFri Jun 07, 2019 3:44 pm

I've tested it a bit, and I think for some types of material it'll be very popular, like videoblogs, quick news edits etc.

For my projects, I doubt I will use the Cut page often. Maybe just for quick draft - to get a feel for an edit, but I will probably end up using the Edit page.
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Re: Straw Poll: Do you use the CUT page?

PostFri Jun 07, 2019 7:48 pm

I use it at the beginning of projects to create stringouts. I love the source tape feature!!!
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Re: Straw Poll: Do you use the CUT page?

PostFri Jun 07, 2019 8:52 pm

Never.

There's a lot I like about the Cut page but there's a lot that makes it useless to me.

Loves
Source Tape

Clip View

Fast Review

Auto Track Height

Mini-Timeline

In-viewer crop, scale, etc. tools are implemented better than they are in the Edit page.

The ability to make the Media Pool larger

Label-less filmstrip view

New trim features in the Source Viewer

Hates
Groups audio tracks and doesn't give you much control over them. Even if I could edit something more quickly in the Cut page, I'd have to spend more time cleaning up the audio in the Edit or Fairlight page.

Can't drag the shoulders of clips to do quick fades

Can't change the transition type as quickly as the Edit page.

Can't have more than one timeline open at a time.

The inspector is made into a floating window that is toggled by button available sometimes and is hidden within a toolbar that needs to be toggled on itself. How is it quicker to have a window I have to move around or close and re-open every time?

Doesn't support dual-screen.

Can't collapse the mini-timeline if the project is too complex for it to be useful.

Can't choose the zoom level of the larger timeline.

No option to display source viewer and timeline viewer at the same time.

Completely unnecessary extra project settings dropdown in viewer is replaces two/one view toggle button.

The fact that the Cut page's goal of being fast and everything having a purpose is stated as if that's antithetically to goals behind the Edit page. That just feels like a slap in the face.

Will eventually be merged with the Edit page anyway, but only in the two years once it becomes obvious that it's conceptually limited.

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