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Final Cut Pro Efficient Editing - Second Edition

By : Iain Anderson
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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

Understanding original, optimized, and proxy footage

You may recall from Chapter 2, Before the Edit: Production Tips, that different cameras record in different codecs and at different data rates. A few typical cameras with their resolutions, codecs, and data rates, respectively, are as follows:

  • iPhone — 1080p, HEVC, 30 fps: 8 Mbps or 1 MB/s
  • iPhone — UHD 4K, HEVC, 24 fps: 18 Mbps or 2.25 MB/s
  • iPhone — UHD 4K, H.264, 24 fps: 36 Mbps or 4.5 MB/s
  • GH5 — UHD 4K, H.264, 24/25/30 fps 8-bit: 100 Mbps or 12.5 MB/s
  • GH5 — UHD 4K, H.264, 24/25/30 fps 10-bit: 150 Mbps or 18.75 MB/s
  • GH5 — 4992x3744, HEVC, 24/25/30 fps: 200 Mbps or 25 MB/s
  • Canon EOS C200 — H.264, UHD 4K, 24/25/30 fps 8-bit: 150 Mbps or 18.75 MB/s
  • Canon EOS C200 — Canon Cinema RAW Light, DCI 4K, 24/25/30 fps 12-bit: 1,000 Mbps or 125 MB/s

As you can see, data rates vary widely, even on a single camera. The iPhone data rates are pretty...