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

Ashley Kennedy
By Ashley Kennedy
By Ashley Kennedy

Trim frames the easy way by performing ripples, rolls, slips and slides in Final Cut Pro X!

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.

Watch this video tutorial to see how to perform ripples, rolls, slips and slides in FCP X, along with a comparison of the “old way” of doing things in FCP 7:

 

And watch this excerpt if you’d like to jump straight to exploring these maneuvers in FCP X:

 

This Final Cut Pro video tutorial will teach you how to:

  • Perform ripples in both Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X
  • Perform rolls in both Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X
  • Perform slips in both Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X
  • Perform slides in both Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X