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December 2, 2011 Author:

In this post we’ll take a look at Event Manager X, an application that allows you to choose what events and projects show up in your FInal Cut Pro X interface. A timesaver and organizational tool, Event Manager X fills a gap in FCPX file management. Read More

Using Event Manager X to Control and Troubleshoot Events in Final Cut Pro X

  • November 11, 2011

    Export Stems out of your Final Cut Pro X Timeline Using Roles

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    In this post we’ll take a look at the newest feature addition to Final Cut Pro X, the introduction of roles. Learn how you can use roles to export out audio and video stem files from your FCPX projects…great for working in third party applications and for archiving! Read More

  • October 30, 2011

    Automatic Duck Plug-ins are now Free!

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    Automatic Duck, the Seattle-based conversion software distributor (known for their plug-ins that translate edited sequences between Final Cut Pro, Avid, After Effects, Quantel, Pro Tools), has recently revamped its cost structure for plug-in delivery. Now, their Pro Import AE, Pro Import FCP, and Pro Export FCP (FCP7 and FCPX) plugins are available at absolutely no charge. But… at what cost? Read More

  • October 25, 2011

    Using Dropbox to Sync and Back up Editing Projects

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    Dropbox is an exceptionally useful application that allows you to store files within a designated folder on your computer—and with every Save, it instantly and safely backs up your files to the Dropbox servers, and also syncs your updated files to all of your other Dropbox folders located on other computers and mobile devices. Additionally, you can share folders within your Dropbox with any number of collaborators, so every time you make a change, everyone gets the update simultaneously. So, the question is… how does this work with editing projects? Read More

  • October 18, 2011

    Managing Transition Behavior in Final Cut Pro X

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    When you add transitions in Final Cut Pro X, the default behavior is to use material already edited in the Timeline, rather than to use material from your shots’ handles. This makes the duration of your A-side and B-side shots—as well as the entire sequence—shorter with each transition you apply. Check out this tutorial to discover why this probably isn’t the best workflow, as well as how to switch this behavior back to traditional methods. Read More

  • October 11, 2011

    Working with Markers in Final Cut Pro X

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    Adding markers is a great way to share information about your sequence with others, or to remind yourself of things you need to do. In Final Cut Pro X, there are quite a few marker-related shortcuts that will serve you well. Read More

  • October 5, 2011

    Modifying Metadata Views in Final Cut Pro X

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    Final Cut Pro X offers many options for including and modifying clip metadata. Keep order in your projects by using metadata to your advantage. Learn how to customize and view metadata in FCPX! Read More