Import recording timeline to Final Cut Pro

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Who: Riverside Account Owners, Admins, Directors, and Editors
Plan: Pro and Business accounts
Device: Computer Browser

After you record in the Studio, you can export and download the recording timeline. The ZIP file includes your high-quality tracks and other files formatted to easily import and edit in Final Cut Pro.

Step by step

  1. Using a computer, download and install Final Cut Pro.
  2. Open the ZIP file exported from Riverside
  3. Extract or unzip the ZIP file to a location on the computer.
    • Follow these instructions for Mac.
  4. In Final Cut Pro, create a new project or open an existing one.
  5. At the top of the screen, click File > Import > XML…
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  6. Using the file selector, navigate to the folder created in step 3.
  7. Select the XML file (export.xml) and click Open.
    The recording appears in Final Cut's Library sidebar.
  8. Drag it to the project's timeline.

You may need to arrange and resize video track tiles using the Transform panel. By default, all the video tracks are centered and on overlapping layers.

What is included?

Based on your plan and the recording type, the following are in the timeline package:

  Audio-only Recording  Video Recording
Pro plans
  • XML file
  • Aligned audio (WAV) tracks 
    (for the selected participants)
  • XML file
  • Aligned video (CFR MP4) tracks (for the selected participants)
Riverside for Business plans

The above, plus:

  • Any Media Board track files
  • Any Markers

The above, plus:

  • Any Media Board track files
  • Any Markers
  • Raw Audio tracks (WAV)
    (for the selected participants)

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