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Final Cut Pro Efficient Editing - Second Edition

By : Iain Anderson
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Book Image

Final Cut Pro Efficient Editing - Second Edition

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By: Iain Anderson

Overview of this book

Elevate your video editing skills with Final Cut Pro 10.7.1, the ultimate tool for efficient and professional editing, offering powerful new features to enhance your workflow and give your videos a stunning look. The second edition of this comprehensive guide covers exciting new features in FCP, teaching you how to streamline your workflow with customizable workspaces, shortcuts, and advanced trimming tools. Explore best-in-class titles and a comprehensive suite of visual effects in Final Cut Pro for dynamic videos, create a great-sounding mix with Final Cut Pro's audio tools, and utilize the magnetic timeline, multicam editing, and advanced color correction for every project. Whether you're creating content for social media, YouTube, or Hollywood, Final Cut Pro Efficient Editing, Second Edition is your ultimate guide to professional video editing. Get your copy today and take your video editing skills to the next level.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
1
PART 1: Importing and Organizing
7
PART 2: Rough Cut to Fine Cut
13
PART 3: Finishing and Exporting

Slipping and Sliding clips

These two operations both adjust two edit points, but they don’t move the outgoing Out point on Clip A and the incoming In point on Clip B. Instead, a Slip adjusts both the In and Out points on a single clip, like this:

Figure 8.8: Using the Trim tool on the body of a clip (not the edges) creates a Slip

Figure 8.8: Using the Trim tool on the body of a clip (not the edges) creates a Slip

The less common Slide operation adjusts the Out point before a clip and the In point after a clip, as illustrated in the following screenshot:

Figure 8.9: Using the Trim tool on the body of a clip while holding ⌥ creates a Slide

Figure 8.9: Using the Trim tool on the body of a clip while holding ⌥ creates a Slide

That probably won’t make a lot of sense without some good examples, so let’s dig into those in more detail.

Using a Slip edit

This is easier to do than to explain, so add a clip with obvious movement to help you to follow along. Here, I’ve added part of a clip to the timeline: a shot of a boat moving from left to right. The shot starts...