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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

Speed ramping and more

In this section, you’ll find out all about speed ramping, in which a clip’s speed changes over time. You’ll also find out about freeze and hold frames, when to use a few trick-shot techniques, and the extra settings that can make all the difference to a tricky speed change.

So far, we’ve adjusted the speed for an entire clip, but a speed ramp involves a change in speed: slow to fast or fast to slow. There are two main ways to create a speed ramp:

  • Select a region of a clip (with the Range Selection tool or I and O) and then choose a new speed for that region from the Retime menu:
Figure 13.38: With a region in this 10% speed clip selected, I can return that section to 100%

Figure 13.38: With a region in this 10% speed clip selected, I can return that section to 100%

  • Hover above a selected clip, then break it up into speed regions with Retime > Blade Speed (⇧B, not the regular Blade tool). Choose a new speed for each region from the Retime menu or the Retime Editor po...