Don’t be a slave to the default out-of-the-box keyboard and interface commands that come with Final Cut Pro. Customize your own editing workspace, and take your settings with you wherever you go!
Efficient editing is largely dependent upon your quick ability to link and unlink video and audio clips in the Timeline. This video tutorial will show you all of the various ways to performing linking functions in Final Cut Pro.
What type of audio file you use within Final Cut Pro will make a big difference in terms of sound quality and integration within the application. In this post we’ll explore the major audio formats (WAV, MP3 and AIFF) and how they work within FCP. Also, learn how to convert files for optimum FCP playback using Final Cut Studio’s Compressor software.
The Match Frame command is an incredibly useful tool because it immediately finds the source clip (and frame) of a frame that has already been edited into the timeline, and vice versa. This post explains all of the various ways to quickly locate specific frames via sequences and clips without having to dig through bins — in both Avid Media Composer and Final Cut Pro.
Since the April 2011 SuperMeet preview, the post production community has been abuzz with the news of Apple’s new Final Cut Pro X software. Now several months later and still without a formal release of FCP X, we take a look at what we know about the application and the questions that remain unanswered.
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Final Cut Pro’s auto render function can be set to initiate when the application remains idle for a set period of time. Use this feature to save significant time in your post production workflow!
Every efficient editor should customize his or her editing workspace as much as possible. This video tutorial will teach you some powerful shortcuts to customize your own editing workspace in Avid Media Composer.
Simulate real time mixing in Final Cut Pro timelines by using shortcuts to adjust audio clips and music tracks. We’ll take a look at enabling clip overlays combined with using audio level shortcuts… a quick way to make your post workflow significantly more efficient!
Editing efficiently in Avid Media Composer depends on quick track selection techniques. Rather than clicking and unclicking tracks to perform an edit, use these quick selection tips to get the job done fast.
Don’t let the mouse rule your editing experience! Embrace keyboard shortcuts when zooming in and out of the Timeline in Avid Media Composer.
Editors often spend needless valuable time and drive space rendering their entire sequence. This article discusses the optimal ways to render your sequence that will cut down significantly on both time and space.