Final Cut Pro
Video editing tutorials, tips, tricks and updates for Apple Final Cut Pro.
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!
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…
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
We’ve rounded up the best FREE Final Cut Pro X transitions and effects! Add these cool plugins and templates to your editing arsenal! From color correction filters to simulated 3D space plugins, these effects will add style to your projects and increase your editing efficiency.
Jog through your FCP or FCPX timeline using these power shortcuts! Become a better Final Cut Pro editor by increasing your speed and being more efficient!
The way in which you perform ripples, rolls, slips and slides has changed from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X. Rather than needing to use four separate tools—each of which performs the techniques in isolation—you instead use only two separate tools. And depending on how you use these tools, you can easily perform each of the four maneuvers of ripple, roll, slip and slide.
In Final Cut Pro X, Apple has included a new “Find and Replace” tool for text elements. Now you can make global changes to text or very quickly locate specific words that appear in your video projects. A very nice addition to FCPX!
Alex4D churns out another great set of plugins, this time for FCPX. These high-quality, free Final Cut Pro X filters and plugins are essential to include in your editing toolset!