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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

Advanced searches

In a moderately sized project, you can click on a Keyword Collection to get you started, look at the Favorites, then visually scan to find the clip you remember. But on a big project, text organization is the only way to stay sane, and in this part of the book, I’ll show you how to dig into searching and filtering.

In Chapter 4, Sort it Out: Reviewing and Keywording, I showed you how to use the Filter window, accessible through the magnifying glass icon at the top right of the Browser. Now that you know how to add text to your clips, the Filter window will be even more useful. To start, do the following:

  1. Click on the magnifying glass icon in the top-right corner of the Browser to drop down a search field.
  2. In the search field, type a word that appears in the name of any clip or notes field, or a name that you’ve given to a Favorite range or any Marker:
Figure 5.21: The word “awesome” can be found in Notes, clip names, Favorite names, and Markers

Figure 5.21: The word “awesome” can be found...