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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

Browser view options

The icons in the top-right corner of the Browser contain the same two buttons as in the Import window, along with a drop-down Clip Filtering menu on the left, and a search icon on the right. We’ll cover all these soon:

Figure 4.9: Look for these items in the top-right corner of the Browser

Figure 4.9: Look for these items in the top-right corner of the Browser

As in the Import window, you’ll find a Filmstrip/List toggle button at the top right:

Figure 4.10: If you’re in List view, the icon shows a filmstrip (seen on the right) and in Filmstrip view, you’ll see a list icon instead

Figure 4.10: If you’re in List view, the icon shows a filmstrip (seen on the right) and in Filmstrip view, you’ll see a list icon instead

The icon indicates not the current state, but what you’ll switch to if you click on it:

  • List view is ideal for visually repetitive A-roll, especially interviews, where the thumbnails aren’t going to be very informative.
  • Filmstrip view is ideal for B-roll and anything else you can visually scan.

You’ll flip between these views frequently...