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Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X tutorials, news and tips.

October 14, 2011 Author:

Want to open your Final Cut Pro projects in FCPX? CatDV is a third party application that acts as a “translator” of XML data…allowing you to open a cuts-only sequence of your FCP7 (or earlier version) in Final Cut Pro X and vice versa. Save time and keep your edits organized using this powerful support application! Read More

CatDV Supports Translating Final Cut Pro Projects from FCP7 to FCPX

  • October 1, 2011

    Enable/Disable and Link/Unlink Clips in Final Cut Pro X

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    In this post, we’ll take a look at how to quickly break apart audio from video footage in Final Cut Pro X. Then we’ll use a simple shortcut to enable or disable elements in the FCPX timeline. These two editing functions will make your edits more organized and make YOU more efficient! Read More

  • September 30, 2011

    Selective Rendering in Final Cut Pro X

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    Although FCPX’s background rendering function may serve to save you time in your edits, at times you may want to have more control over what renders and when. Disable background rendering and use a shortcut to manually select which clips in your Final Cut Pro X project you’d like to render! Read More

  • 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

  • September 24, 2011

    How to Archive Projects in Final Cut Pro X

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    Learn how to consolidate your FCPX events and projects for archiving! Archiving projects frees up room on your system and allows you to restore the project in the future if necessary. Final Cut Pro X’s duplicate project/event function makes archiving quick and painless! Read More