With Final Cut Pro X 10.3, you can store libraries on shared storage systems that use the SMB protocol, as well as on other shared storage volumes.
Where to store Final Cut Pro X libraries and external media
Before storing assets for Final Cut Pro X, verify that all systems accessing libraries and external media meet Final Cut Pro X 10.3.x system requirements.
- Store libraries on local storage volumes, Xsan storage volumes, and shared storage volumes that uses the SMB protocol.
- 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 NAS system using SMB running on a Linux system for use with Final Cut Pro X 10.3 requires Samba 4.3.4 or later. Your network administrator must add the following line to the smb.conf.file:
vfs objects = catia fruit streams_xattr
- Final Cut Pro system requirements
- Manage media with Final Cut Pro X libraries
- Xsan versions included with or required by macOS
- Optimize SMB connections by turning packet signing for SMB 2 and SMB 3 connections on or off.
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