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Final Cut Pro Tutorials

Final Cut Pro tutorials, tips, tricks and news

April 4, 2012 Author:

Creating a dynamic and visually engaging slideshow in Final Cut Pro X doesn’t have to be a painful process! Learn how you can use the app’s built-in tools to quickly create a video slideshow in FCPX. Read More

How to Create A Video Slideshow in Final Cut Pro X

  • November 15, 2011

    Troubleshooting Final Cut Pro X Data and Settings Corruption Problems

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    If Final Cut Pro X won’t launch, crashes while launching, or crashes while open, there are some basic troubleshooting tips you can follow to try to quickly get yourself back up-and-running. Check out this tutorial to equip yourself with the proper technical expertise! Read More

  • November 11, 2011

    Export Stems out of your Final Cut Pro X Timeline Using Roles

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    In this post we’ll take a look at the newest feature addition to Final Cut Pro X, the introduction of roles. Learn how you can use roles to export out audio and video stem files from your FCPX projects…great for working in third party applications and for archiving! Read More

  • October 18, 2011

    Managing Transition Behavior in Final Cut Pro X

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    When you add transitions in Final Cut Pro X, the default behavior is to use material already edited in the Timeline, rather than to use material from your shots’ handles. This makes the duration of your A-side and B-side shots—as well as the entire sequence—shorter with each transition you apply. Check out this tutorial to discover why this probably isn’t the best workflow, as well as how to switch this behavior back to traditional methods. Read More

  • October 11, 2011

    Working with Markers in Final Cut Pro X

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    Adding markers is a great way to share information about your sequence with others, or to remind yourself of things you need to do. In Final Cut Pro X, there are quite a few marker-related shortcuts that will serve you well. Read More

  • October 5, 2011

    Modifying Metadata Views in Final Cut Pro X

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    Final Cut Pro X offers many options for including and modifying clip metadata. Keep order in your projects by using metadata to your advantage. Learn how to customize and view metadata in FCPX! Read More

  • October 1, 2011

    Video Tutorial: How to Create Subclips Using the Favorite Option in Final Cut Pro X

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    Final Cut Pro X doesn’t include a formal subclip option, but you can mimic subclipping by using the “Favorite” command. Watch this video tutorial to find out how! Read More