Join Robbie Carman for an in-depth discussion in this video Understanding jobs, part of Final Cut Server 1.5 Getting Started.
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Earlier in this chapter we added assets to the Final Cut Server catalog in various ways.…Adding files was pretty straightforward, but behind the scenes, Final Cut Server…was humming away in the background, doing a lot of work.…When we added assets, Final Cut Server immediately began using the power of…Compressor to create thumbnails, poster frames, proxies and even edit proxies.…All of these actions, as well as pretty much anything else you might do in Final…Cut Server, fall under the category of jobs.…Viewing the active or past jobs is useful for a lot of reasons, like making sure…an uploaded asset has actually been added to the catalog and all the proxy…files for that asset have been generated successfully, but viewing jobs is also…very helpful for when things go wrong.…
For example, was an asset not added because the device was unavailable?…Well, in this movie, we are going to take a look at the Jobs window, so we can…see what's happening behind the scenes in Final Cut Server.…I have already gone ahead and logged into the Final Cut Server client…
- Understanding how Final Cut Server works
- Final Cut Server terminology
- Installing the server and client software
- Uploading assets via drag and drop
- Using watchers and scans to automatically add assets to Final Cut Server
- Searching and viewing assets
- Adding assets to the cache
- Working with and customizing metadata
- Creating simple automations
- Backing up the server catalog and archiving assets
Skill Level Beginner
1. Building a Final Cut Server Ecosystem
2. Installing Final Cut Server and Client Software
Installing Final Cut Server5m 12s
3. The Final Cut Server Client Application
4. Accessing Assets from Final Cut Server
5. Working with Metadata
6. Basic Administration of Final Cut Server
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