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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


Containers for easy replacement, relinking, tool secrets, and the Timeline Index — wowsers! Planning for change by using containers is a smart idea, but if it’s too late, there are still ways to rescue yourself. When a client is over your shoulder and a clip’s just not landing where you want it to, the Position tool will get you out of trouble, and the Timeline Index can help you to track down all the copyright-laden clips you know are there but can’t find by skimming. These are the controls that avoid disasters, and if you’re working with clients for money, you should make them part of your future.

This is the end of Part 2, so you must know how to edit by now. Right? Maybe, maybe not. Editing is far more of an art than a science, and this book’s focus is on learning about Final Cut Pro, not editing. There are many books and online tutorials that can help you grow as an editor, and there are many different ways you could specialize...