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August 29, 2011 Author:

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. Read More

Video Tutorial: How to Ripple, Roll, Slip and Slide in Final Cut Pro

  • August 4, 2011

    How to create a camera archive in Final Cut Pro X

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    The time honored rule of forever keeping your video tapes—just in case you should need to capture from them again—could become a thing of the past. New tools, such as Final Cut Pro X’s camera archive creation, allow you to turn your tape footage into file based media for those “just in case” moments. 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

    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