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Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X tutorials, news and tips.

August 12, 2011 Author:

Learn how to zoom in and out of the Event Library in FCPX… a quick way to get a more precise look at your source footage. Great for making more exact in and out points in your source clips! Read More

Zooming In and Out of the Final Cut Pro X Event Library

  • 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 1, 2011

    How To Record Quick Voiceovers In Final Cut Pro X

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    Learn how to record audio from within Final Cut Pro! Great for recording placeholders and scratch track narrations. FCPX improves upon earlier versions of this function with the ability to set a project destination and monitor externally while recording. Read More

  • August 1, 2011

    Top and Tail Editing Now Available in Final Cut Pro X

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    In the past, one feature that many Avid editors have missed when moving to Final Cut Pro is the lack of one-button Top and Tail editing. Top and Tail editing allows you to instantaneously extract either the beginning or end of a clip, which is a great way to quickly assemble B-roll. This feature has now been added to FCP X — check out this tutorial to find out more! Read More

  • July 29, 2011

    Nesting Clips using the Compound Clip Command in Final Cut Pro X

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    Learn how to nest clips in Final Cut Pro X using the Compound Clip command, as well as how to step inside compound clips to make changes to your nest. Read More