356: Ask Larry Anything!

356: Ask Larry Anything!


“Ask Larry Anything” is a wide-ranging discussion of, well, just about anything anyone wants to ask. It’s also Larry’s favorite webinar. This session covers faster storage, AI, picking the best gear, Final Cut Pro upgrades and more.

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Presented: August 2, 2023

Several times each month, Larry Jordan presents a live, on-line, video webinar presenting issues related to video editing and post-production. For a list of upcoming webinars, click here.

Duration: 32:30
Download file size: 1.01 GB (ZIP file)
Format: QuickTime movie (HD: 1600 x 900)

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“Ask Larry Anything” is a wide-ranging discussion of, well, just about anything anyone wants to ask. It’s also Larry’s favorite webinar because he never knows what the next question is going to be.

Based on viewer questions, this session covers:

  • What determines editing speed
  • How to get faster storage performance
  • How to pick the best storage
  • How to pick the best computer monitor
  • Upgrading Apple Final Cut Pro
  • AI and the future of editing

This session looks at storage and performance, Final Cut Pro, upgrades and a ton of other questions.


This session varies from basic information to advanced topics, depending upon the questions asked. But, don’t worry. If you aren’t interested in the current discussion, wait a couple of minutes and it will change to something else.


To help you quickly find the information you need, we included chapter markers in the QuickTime download  to simplify navigation. Click here to learn how to display them in your download.

  • Welcome!
  • – Agenda
  • Hardware
  • – Faster storage performance
  • – Speed by storage type
  • – Speed comparison
  • – Bandwidth by codec
  • – Bandwidth by frame size
  • – Frame rate bandwidth
  • – Benefit of fast storage
  • – What gear to buy?
  • – Storage options
  • – Monitors
  • – Which NLE?
  • – Other business stuff
  • Software
  • – Should we update to FCP 10.6.8
  • – Can we revert FCP earlier?
  • – When upgrade macOS?
  • – FCP not importing images
  • – Trash preferences
  • – Match FCP to macOS
  • AI and the Future
  • – AI in Premiere Pro
  • – AI in Final Cut
  • Audience Questions
  • – How long are Macs supported?
  • – Do RAIDs archive?
  • – Autosave
  • – Safe Mode
  • Summary