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Final Cut Pro tutorials, tips, tricks and news

August 6, 2011 Author:

Learn how to utilize the Match Frame function in Final Cut Pro 6/7 as well as FCPX! Avoid sifting through clips and quickly identify the raw footage of clips you’ve used in your FCP timeline. Save time with this handy shortcut! Read More

Reference Source Media using “Match Frame” in FCP7 and “Reveal in Event Browser” in FCPX

  • July 28, 2011

    FCPX Trick: Creating A Freeze Frame in Final Cut Pro X Using the Retiming Tool

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    Final Cut Pro X has modified the way you create freeze frames in the program with the integration of the retiming tool. Learn how to use this new hold function to quickly create still images for use in your video projects! Also, we’ll explore a quick way to export still image files out of Final Cut Pro for client approval or use in another application. Read More

  • July 24, 2011

    Video Tutorial: How to Mark and Edit Clips in FCP X

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    The arrival of FCP X has brought about massive changes in editing on the Final Cut platform. Even the simplest of procedures, like marking clips and editing them into the Timeline have seen significant transformations. This video tutorial will show you what you need to know in order to get started editing in FCP X. Read More

  • July 23, 2011

    Two Audio Tricks for Final Cut Pro X: Audio Skimming and Slow Motion Playback in the FCPX Timeline

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    In this post we’ll take a look at two Final Cut Pro X audio tricks. First, we’ll look at Audio Skimming, a new function for FCP X that previews sound files in the Timeline and Project Library. Then we’ll learn a keyboard shortcut (carried over from earlier FCP versions) that allows for super slow playback in the timeline or Event Library! Use these tools to increase your audio productivity in FCPX! Read More