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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)
1
PART 1: Importing and Organizing
7
PART 2: Rough Cut to Fine Cut
13
PART 3: Finishing and Exporting

Adding and navigating with Markers

Way back in Chapter 5, Choose Your Favorites: Selecting, Rating, and Searching, we added Markers to clips in the Browser. They’re great in the Browser, but even more useful when added to clips in the Timeline, where Markers can help you to navigate, track your progress through a review, and even provide user navigation in some kinds of exports. In every case, the Marker will be attached to a clip and not a timecode, meaning Markers ripple up and down the timeline as changes are made, and you’ll see why that’s important in a moment.

Let’s recap how to add a Marker:

  1. Skim to or click on a clip in the timeline.
  2. Press ⌥M to create a Marker and edit its name. (If paused, you could alternatively press MM.)
  3. Type a name for the new Marker in the text field that appears:
Figure 10.48: Markers can be used for all kinds of things, even simple praise

Figure 10.48: Markers can be used for all kinds of things, even simple praise

In this context, you can...