The Cinamaker Handoff app is a powerful utility to automate the transfer of your source media files to your Mac for easy editing in traditional desktop video editing software.
Before you start
Install Cinamaker Handoff for macOS from the app store: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cinamaker-handoff/id1441761953?mt=12
Launch the software. The app window will not appear, but you will see the Cinamaker icon at the bottom of your screen in your dock.
Turn ON both Bluetooth and WiFi on Director Pad device
For WiFi setup turn ON WiFi and disable Bluetooth on assistant devices
For Wired Ethernet setup turn OFF WiFi and disable Bluetooth on assistant devices
Turn ON both Bluetooth and WiFi on your Mac
In MacOS: Go to the Apple menu ->System preferences- >General and check “Allow Handoff between this Mac and your iCloud devices”
In iOS: 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
Your iCloud account should have some available space to move files.
Ensure that iPad has version iOS 11.3.1 or newer
Connection speed and stability is best when the Mac and iPad are connected to the same Ethernet network
WiFi operation requires the the Mac and the iPad to be on the same WiFi network
How to Operate
Launch Director Pad and start a new session
Launch Capture on iOS devices and connect them to the Director Pad
Start Stream or Live Edit on Director Pad
Stop Stream or Live Edit on Director Pad
For WiFi operation the iPad should be closer than 10 meters to Mac
Immediately after stopping the a recording or live stream, the Cinamaker Handoff icon should appear in the left side of the dock panel on your Mac:
Click the Cinamaker Handoff icon and the import window will appear:
Wait until all files are imported.
Once completed you can import your project files directly into Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro CS, and many others with your media and timeline already built from your edit decisions inside of Cinamaker
There are known issues with iOS 11.2.5 and 10.2.1 preventing normal usage of the Handoff feature. iOS 11.3.1 and newer is confirmed to work fine