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Final Cut Pro tutorials, tips, tricks and news

August 22, 2011 Author:

With the explosion of the DSLR camera revolution, the workflow of separately recording professional audio has become very common—due to the relatively poor sound recording capabilities of most DSLR cameras. Fortunately, Final Cut Pro X makes this process quite easy. Check out this tutorial to find out how! Read More

How to sync video with professional audio in Final Cut Pro X: the DSLR workflow

  • August 11, 2011

    Quickly Create Instant Replays in Final Cut Pro X

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    With Final Cut Pro X, Apple introduced the new instant replay tool – a function that automates the creation of replays in any project timeline. Great for use with sports or action-heavy programming, the instant replay function can save time and increase the efficiency of your edits! Read More

  • August 11, 2011

    Quick Tip: Clean House by Clearing Your Render Files in Final Cut Pro X!

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    With the introduction of background rendering, Final Cut Pro X is an efficient, but potentially space-clogging program. So, every few weeks or so, it’s a good idea to go through your projects and clear out any unused render files. Read this quick tip to find out how! Read More

  • August 10, 2011

    Video Tutorial: How to Audition Clips in Final Cut Pro X

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    Final Cut Pro X’s new Audition feature allows you to easily try out multiple clips while you’re deciding on how you’d like to execute the edit. It’s a great way to see how different shots look in the context of your storyline, without needing to physically go through the process of editing each shot into the sequence. Watch this video tutorial to find out all about Auditions! Read More

  • August 6, 2011

    Reference Source Media using “Match Frame” in FCP7 and “Reveal in Event Browser” in FCPX

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    Learn how to utilize the Match Frame function in Final Cut Pro 6/7 as well as FCPX! Avoid sifting through clips and quickly identify the raw footage of clips you’ve used in your FCP timeline. Save time with this handy shortcut! Read More

  • August 4, 2011

    How to create a camera archive in Final Cut Pro X

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    The time honored rule of forever keeping your video tapes—just in case you should need to capture from them again—could become a thing of the past. New tools, such as Final Cut Pro X’s camera archive creation, allow you to turn your tape footage into file based media for those “just in case” moments. Read More

  • August 4, 2011

    A Frame At A Time: How to Nudge Clips in FCP 7 or FCPX

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    Learn how to make subtle adjustments to clip position in a Final Cut Pro 6/7 or Final Cut Pro X timeline. Using the nudge shortcut you can quickly make precise changes…moving footage one frame at a time. Read More