Working with live:cut Projects (4.0)

Table of Contents

All of the following chapters assume that you are running a properly configured just:in setup. If this is not the case, please refer to the particular just:in documentation.

live:cut Projects

Creating a live:cut Project

  1. Open just:in and select the desired Channels for your live:cut Project and open the Inspector. You need to select at least two Channels.


  2. Select a Timecode Source, a Capture- and Destination-Preset. It is mandatory that these attributes are synchronized for all Channels used with live:cut.


  3. Go to the menu Channel → New live:cut Project.


  4. Enter a Name, Scene and Take for the live:cut Project. Project Template is not required at this time. Press the Create button when you are done.


  5. If everything went okay the live:cut Interface will be shown.

Closing a live:cut Project

  1. Go to the menu Project → Close Project.
  2. The live:cut Project will be closed immediately and the just:in User Interface appears again.

Opening a saved live:cut Project

  1. Open the folder ~/Documents/LiveCut Documents/Projects and double click the Project file you want to open.


  2. live:cut opens the Project and displays an already filled EDL. You may export the Project again by using the menu Project → Export to …

Exporting a live:cut Project

You may reopen live:cut Projects at any time after the end of your recording session and re-export the Project with a different settings – if you wish.

  1. Make sure you are in a live:cut Project. To open a previously saved live:cut Project refer to the instructions above.
  2. If desired change the Project/Export settings.
  3. Use the menu Project → Export to …


    Normally the export happens automatically after each recording session.

live:cut Project Templates

Creating a live:cut Project Template

  1. Make sure your are in a live:cut Project. To open a previously saved live:cut Project refer to the instructions above.
  2. Go to the menu Project → Create Template.


  3. Enter a Template name and press the Save button.

Using a live:cut Project Template

  1. Go to the menu Channel → New live:cut Project.


  2. Select your Project Template from the drop-down menu.

Removing a live:cut Project Template

  1. Make sure that live:cut is currently not using the Project Template you want to delete.
  2. In the Finder go to your User folder.
  3. Open the folder ~/Documents/LiveCut Documents/Project Templates.
  4. Delete the desired Project Template.

Starting a Multicam Recording

Before starting a Multicam Recording you must ensure that your live:cut Project Settings are configured properly. Refer to the chapter Project Settings.

If you have already configured the Project Settings you can head straight to the chapter Starting a Multicam Recording.