Workflow Extension for Final Cut Pro X

Connect directly to KeyFlow Pro 2 library and browse, search, preview files within Final Cut Pro X.

Installation

  • 1.
    Update KeyFlow Pro 2 to the latest version.
    2.
    KeyFlow Pro 2 Extension is bundled in the app.
    3.
    Restart Final Cut Pro X after finishing update.
    4.
    To launch the extension, open Final Cut Pro X and select KeyFlow Pro 2 Extension from Window > Extensions menu.

Connect to the shared library

  • 1.
    Click the Add(+) button to connect to shared library.
    2.
    Enter the KeyFlow Pro 2 server IP address, user ID and password and click ‘Connect’.
    3.
    Select a library you want to connect, then click OK.
    4.
    To launch the extension, open Final Cut Pro X and select KeyFlow Pro 2 Extension from Window > Extensions menu.
    Note: You have to set up sharable library and create user ID and password in advance from KeyFlow Pro 2 server first.

User Interface

Send to Final Cut Pro X

  • 1.
    Drag and drop clip(s) directly from the extension to Browser or Timeline in Final Cut Pro X.
    2.
    Drag and drop clip(s) directly from the extension to an EXISTING Event.
    3.
    Or right-click then choose ‘Send to Final Cut Pro X’ to send clip(s) to Final Cut Pro X. In this case, the clip(s) are always imported into “KeyFlow Pro 2” Event.
    Note: When importing clips into Final Cut Pro X, the metadata belonging to the clips are also transferred to Final Cut Pro X.

Import files to ‘Live Folder’ on a server

  • 1.
    You can import files to a ‘Live Folder’ on a server.
    2.
    Select a destination folder in Live Folder list in the extension.
    3.
    Drag and drop clips you want to import from the finder to the extension.
    4.
    The files are copied to the folder automatically and then imported into KeyFlow Pro library.
    Note: “Live Folder” must be located in a shared volume and both the server and clients need to access the “Live Folder” with the same path.

Proxy Editing Workflow

  • 1.
    Select video clips and choose ‘Send Proxy Video to Final Cut Pro X’ in context menu.
    2.
    The proxy video are downloaded to a folder designated and sent to Final Cut Pro X automatically.
    3.
    Create Project for the mastering format, then edit with proxy video.
  • 4.
    Drag and drop a Project to drop zone in the extension after finishing editing.
    5.
    A new Project is generated and added to a new event. The proxy video are replaced with high resolution original footage automatically.