Posts Tagged ‘FCP’
With the recent backlash following the launch of FCP X, both Avid and Adobe are reaching out to FCP users, offering deals to entice them to try out the other options in professional editing.
With the recent release of Final Cut Pro X, many editors are scrambling to figure out if they should upgrade or not. With a lack of forward compatibility (which doesn’t allow you to bring projects forward from previous versions of the software), many are wary. I asked several of my editor acquaintances what they thought. Here’s what they had to say.
It’s important to be able to move quickly through the Timeline while editing in Final Cut Pro. Get comfortable with these quick navigation techniques!
Although Final Cut Pro X is packed with lots of exciting updates, many editors have already begun scrutinizing the application for leaving out important features that were present in earlier FCP versions. In this post, we’ll take a look at what’s missing from FCP X and what we can anticipate seeing in future updates.
We’ve rounded up 15 of the best online tutorials for color correction in Final Cut Pro. Learn how to optimally use the 3-way color corrector to emulate popular color grades! These posts and videos from some of the industry’s leading professionals will teach you how to effectively correct and grade your video projects from directly within Final Cut Pro!
In this post, we’ll take a look at Final Cut Pro’s built-in gain adjustment tool — a quick way to raise or lower all of the audio in your FCP sequences!
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!
Need a basic transition template to start from, but want to edit it and save it for later? In this video tutorial, you’ll discover how to alter Final Cut Pro’s default transition effects and make them your own. Create “Favorite” transitions, and apply them to your sequence in bulk. Get creative, and save time!
Roundup of interesting videos and blog posts about Final Cut Pro X. Get the scoop on Apple’s new video editing application including new features, speculation and rumors surrounding the software and early criticism of FCP X.
In this post we’ll take a look at a new online resource for free video transitions for Final Cut Pro. Create custom looks with these high-quality customizable transitions.
Enabling and disabling clips using a shortcut in Final Cut Pro is a quick way to speed up your edits! By turning shots “on and off” in the timeline you can instantly create different iterations of a sequence, as well as choose specific clip audio channels.
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.