There are a number of components you need for Lumberjack System.
The Web Logger is accessed from any browser at: logger.lumberjacksystem.com.
Operational details are in the Web Logger Help
The Web Logger is also used to create Events and to manage the account, including managing Logger and Lumberyard users.
The iOS Logger works on iPads and iPhones and can be downloaded from the App Store.
Operational details for the iOS Logger in the Logger iOS App Help pages.
The Lumberyard macOS application is used to merge Final Cut Pro X Event XML with the logs.
Read the Lumberyard Help for operational details.
Builder is a text driven video and audio editor for building stories with transcripts. Download Builder
Read the Builder Help for operational details.
The backLogger app can be used to log library or achive footage into Lumberjack System. Download backlogger.
Operational details for backLogger are in the backLogger Help page.
noteLogger is an macOS desktop app optimized for entering extenive notes into keyword ranges. Download noteLogger
Read the noteLogger Help for operational details.
The full Quick-Start Guide will lead you through the essential first steps to starting an Event, Logging and processing with Final Cut Pro X and Lumberyard.
There are a number of components you will need to download, listed in the section above.
Download them now if you have not already.
Lumberjack is designed for unscripted production where scene/shot/take do not apply. It enforces consistent keyword logging, that is customizable to the production and field updatable. Lumberjack is the perfect logging and pre-edit tool for Final Cut Pro X.
These Keyword Ranges (logged in real-world time) are aligned with the media time ranges in the Lumberyard App based on common time of day.
The Lumberyard app has several modes:
For real-time logging archive or library footage, Lumberjack System includes backLogger
Lumberjack Builder is perfect for transcript based workflows as it edits audio and video via text with no conform required.
Lumberjack System has very flexible user management. The Manager user can create temporary or long term logger accounts, with separate account access control for Lumberyard Users as well. The Manager user also creates and manages the account. By default all new accounts assign all three roles to the user who set up the account.
The Lumberjack System has three distinct operational roles:
It is possible for one person to have all three roles, but operationally the roles are independent.
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We want you to get the very best from Lumberjack to enhance your creative life. If you have workflow questions about any of the Lumberjack Features (for example, Builder), drop us an email at ContactUs@LumberjackSystem.com and we'll follow up and answer your questions.
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