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July 16, 2011 Author:

Learn the fastest way to change the volume levels of clips in Final Cut Pro X! Make precise decibel adjustments to a clip, or group of clips, during playback in the timeline. This shortcut works with FCPX as well as earlier versions of Final Cut Pro. Read More

FCPX Shortcut: Adjusting the Volume of Clips in the Timeline

  • July 16, 2011

    FCPX Tutorial: How To Use The Powerful Final Cut Pro X Color Matching Tool

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    In this post, we’ll take a look at the new color matching tool in Final Cut Pro X… a handy feature allows you to quickly copy the native color properties of one shot and paste it on to another! This feature can help match footage shot on multiple cameras or with different lighting setups. Gain shot consistency in your video projects with the FCPX color matching tool! Read More

  • July 15, 2011

    Video Tutorial: How to Run FCP 7 and FCP X on the same computer

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    One advantage of installing the new FCP X (as well as Motion 5 and Compressor 4) o is that you can simultaneously run FCP 7 and the Final Cut Studio 3 suite. However, it’s not quite as cut and dry as you might think. There are quite a few considerations and limitations you’ll need to be aware of if you want to effectively run both groups of applications, especially in terms of round-tripping. Watch this video tutorial to find out more. Read More

  • July 12, 2011

    FCPX Quick Tip: How To Use the Position Tool To Override the Magnetic Timeline

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    Although the Final Cut Pro X magnetic timeline may prove beneficial in streamlining edits, there may be instances when you will want to override it. In this quick tip, we’ll learn the shortcut to quickly turn off the magnetic timeline using the Position tool. In doing so, the FCPX timeline will behave more similarly to past versions of Final Cut Pro. Read More

  • July 3, 2011

    FCP X Audio Tutorial Part 3: How to Create Keyframes and Use the Range Selection Tool to Adjust Sound Levels

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    In the third part of our series on working with audio in FCPX, we’ll explore how to use the range tool to automate the fading in and out of sound clips in the timeline. We’ll also look at manually adding and adjusting audio keyframes during playback, a nice improvement to Final Cut Pro X! Read More

  • July 2, 2011

    Avid, Adobe Cater to Disgruntled Final Cut Pro editors

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    With the recent backlash following the launch of FCP X, both Avid and Adobe are reaching out to FCP users, offering deals to entice them to try out the other options in professional editing. Read More

  • July 1, 2011

    5 Great Features That Might Make You Switch To Final Cut Pro X

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    With all the negative attention Final Cut Pro X has received, the advancements in the application have largely been overlooked. In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the best new features of FCPX and how they can make a positive impact on your edits. Read More