The beat . A blog by premiumbeat

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 16, 2011

    20 FREE Online Stock Video Sites!

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    Find high quality, FREE stock footage in our roundup of the best 20 free stock video websites. From nature B-roll to HD tech background graphics, these sites have a wide selection of clips… and they’re all FREE! Read More

  • August 16, 2011

    How to Insert Video Inside a Title in Avid Media Composer

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    Inserting video inside of titles in Avid Media Composer is a cinch, and can add pizazz to any project. Check out this tutorial for this fun technique! Read More

  • August 13, 2011

    Quick Tip: Control Rendering and Background Tasks In Final Cut Pro X

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    Although background rendering is in large part a major improvement for FCPX, there are certain times when you it may slow down your system’s performance. Control background rendering, transcoding and importing to maximize the power of your system and speed up your edits! Read More