Apple’s Final Cut Pro X timecode overlays experiment
Thursday, 13 August 2015
For many years Final Cut users have been asking Apple for an overlay layer that shows the timecode of clips at the play head. Chris Hocking of LateNite Films tweeted some evidence of some Apple experimentation:
You can only enable Guards in Final Cut by accessing the Debug preferences.
If you want to risk modifying your copy of Final Cut Pro X to make the hidden debug preferences visible, follow the instructions on Chris Hocking’s blog post, or watch my YouTube video showing how it’s done.