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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

5 (1)
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)
PART 1: Importing and Organizing
PART 2: Rough Cut to Fine Cut
PART 3: Finishing and Exporting

Low-level relinking

Many editors don’t like to get down and dirty with the raw media. In fact, the longer you’ve been in the industry, the more likely you are to have assistant editors to take care of all those details for you. But if you edit videos outside the traditional video and film bubble, you’re probably doing it all yourself, and sometimes, circumstances require you to get your hands dirty.

Containers (Multicam and Compound Clips) give you flexibility, but using them requires planning upfront: you have to make the container first, and then edit with it. If you didn’t make a container, do you have to manually replace every clip? Not necessarily: you can relink one clip to point at a different source clip if the two files are very similar.

Relinking to replace a clip

Relinking is a way to replace media behind the scenes, allowing you to point a clip to a different source file. However, this is only assured to work if the new clip and old...