5 Replies Latest reply: Oct 1, 2011 10:44 AM by Mark Hurd
Mark Hurd Level 1 Level 1

My copy of the FCP X Trial has no sound effects. The folder shoes up when you click the sounds icon, in fact two Final Cut Pro Sound Effects folders show up , but they are both empty. My iTunes and iLife Sound Effect are there, but no FCP Sound Effects. Went to Libray/Audio/Apple Loops/Apple per someones suggestion, but only the iLife sound effects were there. Any ideas? Or did they leave them off of the trial version?


Final Cut Pro X, Mac OS X (10.6.8)
Reply by BenB on Sep 30, 2011 8:40 PM Helpful

The fully paid for version requires you run Software Update after installing FCP X and Motion 5 to get that content.

Reply by Thomas Emmerich on Sep 30, 2011 8:44 PM Helpful

I have several folders inside the Final Cut Sound Effects folders (non trial FCP X). I recall that after installing FCP X I needed to run Software Update (from the Apple Menu) to download some content. I don't remember if that included these sound effects. Worth a try for you.

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  • BenB Level 6 Level 6

    The fully paid for version requires you run Software Update after installing FCP X and Motion 5 to get that content.

  • Thomas Emmerich Level 4 Level 4

    I have several folders inside the Final Cut Sound Effects folders (non trial FCP X). I recall that after installing FCP X I needed to run Software Update (from the Apple Menu) to download some content. I don't remember if that included these sound effects. Worth a try for you.

  • Mark Hurd Level 1 Level 1

    Thomas, thanks to you and BenB. Since I don't even have a Final Cut Sound Effects Folder (except the empty ones that show up in the FCPX window, but not in the finder) I think they just don't include them in the Trial version. I ran Software Update just to make sure and it couldn"t find anything to update. Everything else works ok, so no big deal. Once again, thanks for the input.

  • BenB Level 6 Level 6

    Hey, it is a "free trial" version, and most of those are not full featured in any app.

  • Mark Hurd Level 1 Level 1

    Yeah, I'm not compalining. I'm getting a good look at the program and getting a chance to test it out is great. A lot of companies cripple their trial software which really limits what you can find out. So Kudos to Apple for a full featured Trial.