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September 30, 2011 Author:

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

Selective Rendering 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 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 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

  • September 10, 2011

    Cap Your Music Tracks for a Smooth Ending!

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    Learn how to create a smooth, defined ending for any music track, regardless of length. This editing trick gives your project a professional feel, providing closure and finality to the end of any scene or sequence! Read More

  • September 7, 2011

    Cut to the Beat! Tip for Editing to Music in Final Cut Pro X

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    Want to add energy and momentum to your video projects? Use this Final Cut Pro X tip to quickly line up your video cuts to music beats. Using markers you’ll know exactly where to make your edits. Improve pacing and flow by using music to your advantage! Read More