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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

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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)
PART 1: Importing and Organizing
PART 2: Rough Cut to Fine Cut
PART 3: Finishing and Exporting

Rating as a Favorite

Here, I’ll show you not only how to rate parts of clips as “good,” but also give you a few workflow tips that you can apply to your own content. Seeing this part of the process in action is one of the magic “wow” moments you’ll encounter as you learn FCP, so don’t skip it. This is simple stuff, but powerful.

A selection is temporary, so if you’ve selected the “good” part of a clip, you should then mark it as a Favorite so that your choice will be remembered and be easier to find later. This is done with just one key:

  • Press F to mark the selection as a Favorite.

On the thumbnail, a Favorite is shown as a green line, above the blue Keyword line. If you want to mark another part of the same clip as a Favorite, that’s fine — just repeat the same steps as before:

  1. Press I to set an In point at the current skimmer or playhead position.
  2. Press O to set an Out...