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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

Syncing media from multiple devices

If your production was recorded using multiple devices, either with multiple video cameras or a video camera and a separate audio recorder, you’ll want to sync up any media files that belong together.

If you’ve shot with a single camera and a separate audio device, you might choose to make a Synchronized Clip. But for two or more video angles or multiple audio sources, you should use a Multicam Clip.

The process for making either of these two clip types is similar and usually relies on similar audio being recorded on each of these devices. If this is not possible, there are other syncing methods available, including timecode, and you can always manually sync if needed. As mentioned in Chapter 2, Before the Edit: Production Tips, the best way to make sure that the audio works as a synchronization method is to make loud noises on camera. A loud action that is both visible and audible to all devices, such as clapping a classic clapperboard...