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 volumes.
Where to store Final Cut Pro X libraries and external media
- Store libraries on local volumes, Xsan volumes, and shared storage 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
- Manage media with Final Cut Pro X libraries
- Optimize SMB connections by turning packet signing for SMB 2 and SMB 3 connections on or off.