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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

Captioning and subtitles

In this section, you’ll learn how to put words at the bottom of the screen, for people who either can’t hear the audio, choose not to hear the audio, or don’t understand the audio. This isn’t a small audience either; a huge number (around 90%!) of social media viewers watch videos without sound, at least initially, and captions can fill the gap:

Figure 15.67: Automatically generated captions aren’t terribly accurate or pretty

Figure 15.67: Automatically generated captions aren’t terribly accurate or pretty

Captioning is therefore incredibly important if you’re creating videos that people didn’t ask to see, and of course, captions are important for accessibility. Before we continue, it’s important to understand that captions aren’t quite the same as subtitles, though they do have a lot in common. Have a look at the following descriptions:

  • Subtitles are usually intended for a hearing audience, to provide a translation from another language...