PhraseFind is one of the most talked about new features in Avid Media Composer. PhraseFind phonetically searches every clip in your project for a word or phrase that you input. In just moments, it returns highly accurate results, allowing you to immediately find specific soundbites.
Media Composer 6 has come out with some great tools, and we’ll be looking at them in detail through several upcoming video tutorials. In this tutorial, you’ll be introduced to the new tabbed interface, as well as the ability to save custom bin layouts and workspaces.
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.
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.
Final Cut Pro X includes many updates to the color correction interface and toolset, including color adjustment presets and the ability to save your own custom looks. In this tutorial, we’ll learn how to use these FCPX color templates to add style to your video projects!
In Final Cut Pro X, Apple has changed the ways you can access and add video transition to your projects. In this post, we’ll explore the different ways of adding transitions, how you can modify their duration and ways to customize the cross dissolve using new FCPX settings!
In the fourth part of our series on working with audio in FCPX, we’ll take an in-depth look at the new enhancement and EQ tools within the application. Learn how you can quickly take out background noise, reduce hum and create a custom EQ right from within Final Cut Pro X!
In the second part on our series on working with sound in Final Cut Pro X, we’ll take a look at the new audio fading features and how they can quicken your editing workflow. We’ll also explore the best way to set up your project view for working with audio in FCPX.
FCP X Audio Tutorial Part 1: Adding Sound and Music to Your Final Cut Pro X Projects and Using Snapping to Control Placement on the Timeline
In the first of our tutorials covering audio in Final Cut Pro X, we’ll take a look at how to import sound and music into a project, as well as how to use the “snapping” function to precisely lay media into a timeline.
Keep your Final Cut Pro projects more organized and speed up your post workflow by tagging your media with short comments and keywords. Adding this metadata to your media will allow you to search your FCP project to quickly find the shot you’re looking for!
Final Cut Pro’s 3-Way Color Corrector is a simple, yet robust, filter that allows you to accomplish basic color correction work right from within the application. In this post we’ll look at how the ability to save color grades from the 3-Way Color Corrector is a great way to speed up your time in post and keep your project’s color consistent.
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.