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How can I omit FCPX Render Files from a Time Machine backup?

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Jowie Level 2 Level 2 (205 points)
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Mar 17, 2013 6:30 AM

I want to be able to add my Final Cut Projects and Events folders to Time Machine, but annoyingly Apple have decided to put a Render Files folder within each and every Events folder.

 

Is there a way of moving the folders to a different location on the hard drive, such as a Caches folder? Or is there some way of telling Time Machine to ignore folders containing the words "Render Files" (using some kind of script perhaps)?

MacBook Pro with Retina display, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2), 16 GB RAM, 512 GB Flash storage

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