Luma Touch Support Forums

Welcome to the Luma Touch community forums, a great place to get help and share ideas with other users. The registration code can be found by emailing support@luma-touch.com.
It is currently Mon Mar 25, 2019 1:55 am

All times are UTC-07:00


For answers to frequently asked questions and to contact us directly, please use our support page at https://luma-touch.com/support.

LumaFusion 1.7 is now available in the App Store. This update includes great new features like search and sort in the library, soft edges and curved corners in cropping, and our new integration with Storyblocks, a great royalty-free library of video, audio and sound effects. A sample of clips are included free, with a low-cost subscription available in-app for access to the full library


Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 
Author Message
 Post subject: Importing Files
PostPosted: Tue Jan 08, 2019 5:30 pm 
Offline

Joined: Tue Jan 08, 2019 4:54 pm
Posts: 3
Hello everyone.

I'm new to the forum and am hoping to have a great experience using LF. But right now it just ain't happening.

I went out and bought the new 2018 iPad Pro 11" 512GB model hoping to use it for video editing on the go, and discovered, to my dismay, that I can no longer import my GH5 files. What the #$%$ (Do I have to keep it PG here?). I did some searching on the internet and it seems that Apple has completely blocked the ability to import incompatible codecs (why the BLEEP is ProRes incompatible?). Does anyone have some insight into this problem? I spent quite a bit of time searching on the internet and basically got no answers as to whether there is a workaround not involving purchasing a GnarBox or something similar.

Before, on my old iPad, when importing from a card reader, I would get a warning on import, but the files WOULD import and then play and edit fine in LF. Now, importing from a card reader or direct from my GH5 doesn't work at all. Sometimes the files don't appear. Sometimes the files appear and start to import, but after reaching the 1/4 mark importing seems to freeze. Other times the files appear, but when trying to import, they quickly give a warning sign and do nothing.

As far as I can see, the only way to get around this is to get a Gnarbox, WD MY Passport Wireless, or some other wireless unit (I see a whole bunch of them on Amazon but don't know how good they are, and I'm not even sure if they still work OK after the update). I got the 512GB model to avoid having to do that, carrying around another piece of hardware.

So, does anyone have any insight, word, or workaround for this issue? Also, I love my BMPCC and would love to get that into action with LF. I, and I'm sure a lot of you here on this forum, have been waiting to. Anybody found a good workaround?

Thanks People.

_________________
Tom Z

Love N Happiness


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Importing Files
PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2019 3:11 am 
Offline
Grand Master
Grand Master
User avatar

Joined: Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:21 pm
Posts: 1899
Location: A small island off the coast of Europe
Has anyone asked Apple why they have done this? and have they had an answer?

_________________
.. Good things come to those who wait


Top
   
 Post subject: Re: Importing Files
PostPosted: Sat Jan 12, 2019 7:04 pm 
Offline
Apprentice
Apprentice

Joined: Thu Jul 10, 2014 6:17 pm
Posts: 72
Hi TomZ,
Picking up one of your comments re how good are .. WD MyPassport Wireless Pro HDD. I have one of these and with the current firmware the device works really well with my iPad Pro. You can even access the drive via the iOS Files app! I imagine the new SSD drive version is even better. Lumafusion can access the wireless pro files too. SD cards and USB sticks can be copied directly by plugging into the drive. It’s good to have a backup too in case you lose the iPad (and all your files).
Good luck with your GH5 issue. Are you using the same card reader? Is it an Apple card reader, if so maybe one of the cheap knockoffs might give a better result.
Dave


Top
   
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic  Reply to topic  [ 3 posts ] 

All times are UTC-07:00


Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Limited