How do I change proxy settings in FCPX?

How do I change proxy settings in FCPX?

Do any of the following:

  1. Create optimized files: Select the “Create optimized media” checkbox.
  2. Create proxy files: Select the “Create proxy media” checkbox, then select the proxy format and frame size. For details about the settings, see the “Transcode” section in Import preferences in Final Cut Pro.

What is proxy preferred in FCP?

Set the viewer to Proxy Preferred instead of original camera media. In the upper-right corner of the viewer, click the View dropdown menu, locate the MEDIA heading, and select Proxy Preferred. FCP will automatically switch your project to view proxy media.

How do you use proxy playback in Final Cut Pro?

Choose the type of playback media Proxy Preferred: Choose this option to edit with proxy media for playback. If proxy representations aren’t available, Final Cut Pro uses optimized or original media for playback. Proxy Only: Choose this option to edit with proxy media rather than full-resolution media for playback.

Where is proxy media in FCPX?

If we open up any event folder, we’ll see additional folders for Original Media, Render Files, and Transcoded Media. The Original Media folder is where FCP X stores our imported media. The Transcoded Media folder is where FCP X will eventually store our proxy files.

What are proxy files?

What Are Proxies? In short, proxies are low-resolution video files that can take the place of larger-resolution video files in your timeline. This is important because low-res files render faster in your video editing app — which is especially useful for RAW and uncompressed video.

How do you relink a proxy file in FCPX?

Do one of the following:

  1. Relink original source media files: Choose File > Relink Files > Original Media.
  2. Relink proxy files: Choose File > Relink Files > Proxy Media.

What is editing with proxy?

Proxy Editing. Proxy editing is a method of editing in which original media clips are presented on timeline by proxy clips.