Cinamaker Handoff for Director Pad Apple Continuity


Before you start

  • Download Cinamaker Handoff for Mac software: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cinamaker-handoff/id1441761953?mt=12

  • Run the App

  • Turn ON both Bluetooth and WiFi on Director Pad device

  • Turn on WiFi and disable Bluetooth on assistant devices

  • Turn ON both Bluetooth and WiFi on Mac

  • On Mac go to Apple menu->System preferences->General and check “Allow Handoff between this Mac and your iCloud devices”

  • On DDP Go to Settings > General > Handoff, then tap to turn on Handoff

  • Your Mac and  Director Pad device should be logged in into the same iCloud account

  • iCloud account should have some empty space

  • Ensure that Director Pad has at least iOS 11.3.1. iOS 11.2.X and lower have connection issues preventing normal connectivity

  • Connection stability is better if Mac and Director Pad are connected to the same WiFi access point



Operation guide


  1. Start Director Pad. Start session

  2. Start assistants and connect them to Director Pad

  3. Start Stream or Live Edit on Director Pad

  4. Stop Stream or Live Edit on Director Pad. When you stop Stream or Live Edit, Director Pad device should be closer than 10 meters to Mac.

  5. When you stop the record, continuation icon should appear in the left side of the Dock panel on Mac:

           

  1. Click the continuation icon. Import window will appear:

           

  1. Wait until all files are imported. Import window will propose possible options:

           

  1. Select the proper option. Import window will close. In all cases the folder with videos will be opened in Finder. In case of “Final Cut Project” the FCPX XML file would be focused. In case of “Adobe Premiere project” Premiere Pro for Mac compatible XML will be highlighted.