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August 12, 2011 Author:

Learn how to zoom in and out of the Event Library in FCPX… a quick way to get a more precise look at your source footage. Great for making more exact in and out points in your source clips! Read More

Zooming In and Out of the Final Cut Pro X Event Library

  • August 4, 2011

    A Frame At A Time: How to Nudge Clips in FCP 7 or FCPX

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    Learn how to make subtle adjustments to clip position in a Final Cut Pro 6/7 or Final Cut Pro X timeline. Using the nudge shortcut you can quickly make precise changes…moving footage one frame at a time. Read More

  • August 1, 2011

    How To Record Quick Voiceovers In Final Cut Pro X

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    Learn how to record audio from within Final Cut Pro! Great for recording placeholders and scratch track narrations. FCPX improves upon earlier versions of this function with the ability to set a project destination and monitor externally while recording. Read More

  • August 1, 2011

    Top and Tail Editing Now Available in Final Cut Pro X

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    In the past, one feature that many Avid editors have missed when moving to Final Cut Pro is the lack of one-button Top and Tail editing. Top and Tail editing allows you to instantaneously extract either the beginning or end of a clip, which is a great way to quickly assemble B-roll. This feature has now been added to FCP X — check out this tutorial to find out more! Read More

  • July 29, 2011

    GET is Gone! AV3 Discontinues the FCP Phonetic Search Support Application

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    AV3, makers of the Final Cut Pro support application “GET”, have confirmed that they have discontinued that product. The award-winning phonetic search tool was an editing time-saver and a terrific companion to Final Cut Pro. Read More

  • July 29, 2011

    Nesting Clips using the Compound Clip Command in Final Cut Pro X

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    Learn how to nest clips in Final Cut Pro X using the Compound Clip command, as well as how to step inside compound clips to make changes to your nest. Read More

  • 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