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October 5, 2011 Author:

Final Cut Pro X offers many options for including and modifying clip metadata. Keep order in your projects by using metadata to your advantage. Learn how to customize and view metadata in FCPX! Read More

Modifying Metadata Views in Final Cut Pro X

  • 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 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

  • September 20, 2011

    Apple Releases First Update to FCPX!

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    Apple releases first major update to Final Cut Pro X. XML support, ability to export stems (called roles) and XSan support are among the improvements… Read More

  • September 16, 2011

    Syncing Up Your Photos to Final Cut Pro X

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    Final Cut Pro X gives editors the ability to sync any folder on their hard drive to the application! In this post, we’ll take a look at how to sync up image folders in FCPX and tackle a few tips for using the Photo Browser! Make your Final Cut Pro edits more organized and efficient! Read More

  • September 14, 2011

    Video Tutorial: How to Perform Secondary Color Correction in Final Cut Pro X

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    Secondary color correction allows you to isolate a very narrow hue spectrum and affect it without changing the rest of the image. Watch this video tutorial to find out how to perform single and multiple secondary color corrections in Final Cut Pro X! Read More

  • September 13, 2011

    Resize Images for Final Cut Pro To Decrease Render Times

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    Want to decrease render times in Final Cut Pro and Final Cut Pro X? One reason your project may be rendering slow is because your images are not optimized for your project. In this quick tutorial we’ll look at how and why to resize your images for video editing! Read More