Final Cut Pro
Video editing tutorials, tips, tricks and updates for Apple Final Cut Pro.
What type of audio file you use within Final Cut Pro will make a big difference in terms of sound quality and integration within the application. In this post we’ll explore the major audio formats (WAV, MP3 and AIFF) and how they work within FCP. Also, learn how to convert files for optimum FCP playback using Final Cut Studio’s Compressor software.
The Match Frame command is an incredibly useful tool because it immediately finds the source clip (and frame) of a frame that has already been edited into the timeline, and vice versa. This post explains all of the various ways to quickly locate specific frames via sequences and clips without having to dig through bins — in both Avid Media Composer and Final Cut Pro.
Since the April 2011 SuperMeet preview, the post production community has been abuzz with the news of Apple’s new Final Cut Pro X software. Now several months later and still without a formal release of FCP X, we take a look at what we know about the application and the questions that remain unanswered.
Final Cut Pro’s auto render function can be set to initiate when the application remains idle for a set period of time. Use this feature to save significant time in your post production workflow!
Simulate real time mixing in Final Cut Pro timelines by using shortcuts to adjust audio clips and music tracks. We’ll take a look at enabling clip overlays combined with using audio level shortcuts… a quick way to make your post workflow significantly more efficient!
Save time and recover from a crash by adjusting Final Cut Pro’s undo and autosave settings. FCP’s default settings can be tweaked to better optimize these functions.
A quick way to export both HD and SD video projects from Final Cut Pro to YouTube in the Quicktime format. Discussion includes export settings, insuring high image quality and tips for setting up your Final Cut Pro project.
Noise Industries releases “Manifesto”, an improved text generator for Final Cut Pro. Features include the ability to create masks, motion blur, flicker reduction and a built-in spellcheck.
Expedite your post workflow by quickly locating and indicating all instances of peaked audio on a Final Cut Pro timeline.
When Apple released Final Cut Pro 7 back in 2009 one of the new features that was most overlooked (and under-appreciated) was the ability to export out a marker list in text format.
Using the freeze frame shortcut in Final Cut Pro will make your workflow more efficient!