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Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X tutorials, news and tips.

October 18, 2011 Author:

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

Managing Transition Behavior in Final Cut Pro X

  • September 29, 2011

    How To Bring DVD Video Into Final Cut Pro X

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    Bringing your DVD video into Final Cut Pro X or another video editing application is a quick and simple process! In this post we’ll look at how to efficiently convert your footage using a free online application! Read More

  • September 26, 2011

    How to Use Placeholder Footage in Final Cut Pro X

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    Sometimes, it’s useful to insert placeholder footage in your sequence for video you have yet to shoot or gather. Fortunately, Final Cut Pro X offers a unique Placeholder generator effect, which allows you to customize your temporary video—down to the very last detail! Read More

  • September 24, 2011

    Final Cut Pro X Bug: Application Crashes on Export

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    FCPX may crash when trying to export or share a video due to incompatibility with certain Quicktime components. In this post, we’ll show how to locate Quicktime components on your system and troubleshoot to improve exporting success in Final Cut Pro x. Read More