Use shared storage with Final Cut Pro X 10.4

Learn more about using shared storage in Final Cut Pro X 10.4.

With Final Cut Pro X 10.4, you can store libraries on shared storage systems that use the NFS or SMB file system protocol, as well as other shared storage volumes.

Where to store Final Cut Pro X libraries and external media

Before storing libraries and assets for Final Cut Pro X, verify that all systems accessing libraries and external media meet Final Cut Pro X 10.4.x system requirements.

  • Store Final Cut Pro X libraries on local storage volumes, a SAN like an Xsan storage volume*, on NFS or SMB file system volumes, and on shared storage systems that use the NFS or SMB protocol.
  • If you’re using a shared storage system that uses the SMB protocol, the SMB volume must originate from a macOS server or a Linux server running Samba 4.3.4 or later configured with modules for Apple compatibility.”
  • Store external media on any shared storage volume.

* Xsan server and client systems must be running the same macOS version.

How to configure a Linux Network Attached Storage (NAS) system for Final Cut Pro X 10.3

A Linux Network Attached Storage (NAS) SMB volume must originate from a Linux server running Samba 4.3.4 or later configured with modules for Apple compatibility.

vfs objects = catia fruit streams_xattr

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