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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

Processing your footage

Yes, you’ll have to process your 360° clips before you can work with them. While most 360° cameras record their images in dual fisheye format, you can’t edit these files directly. As each camera uses a slightly different setup, you’ll have to use software from the camera manufacturer to convert the camera-original files into a format you can edit. The best-known 360° camera manufacturer is probably Insta360, who provide the Insta360 Studio desktop app, with a new app version named for each year. GoPro also provide software for their 360° cameras, and there are independent apps too.

Whatever app you use, start by stitching the dual fisheye original frames into equirectangular 360° video clips for editing, because that’s what FCP requires. A monoscopic equirectangular clip shows the full 360° video frame in a 2:1 format, taking up the entire video area. In this format, which you can view as you edit...