Start learning with our library of video tutorials taught by experts. Get started

Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Essential Training
Illustration by Bruce Heavin

Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Essential Training

with Richard Harrington

Video: Welcome

Instructor Richard Harrington covers each detail of using Final Cut Express HD 3.5 to effectively edit, organize, and publish digital video and audio files for DVDs, web-based projects, and iPod productions. From understanding the finer points of the workspace to using the tools to their full potential, Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Essential Training teaches the complete process, using hands-on examples. Exercise files accompany this tutorial.
Expand all | Collapse all
  1. 2m 3s
    1. Welcome
      50s
    2. Using the exercise files
      1m 13s
  2. 22m 0s
    1. What is Final Cut Express HD?
      2m 20s
    2. FCE suite overview
      3m 8s
    3. Editing process overview
      4m 0s
    4. The importance of planning
      2m 32s
    5. Adjusting preferences
      10m 0s
  3. 21m 52s
    1. Browser window overview
      3m 48s
    2. Viewer overview
      5m 20s
    3. Canvas overview
      2m 7s
    4. Timeline overview
      3m 31s
    5. Tools and Audio Meters overview
      4m 21s
    6. Configuring the workspace
      2m 45s
  4. 31m 19s
    1. Importing from tape
      11m 11s
    2. Importing audio files from CD
      4m 10s
    3. Importing photos
      6m 38s
    4. Using iPhoto
      4m 32s
    5. Importing an iMovie project
      4m 48s
  5. 34m 35s
    1. Going beyond
      1m 10s
    2. Selecting clips
      2m 48s
    3. Creating subclips
      5m 6s
    4. Using markers
      2m 6s
    5. Deleting clips
      3m 21s
    6. Storyboard editing
      4m 11s
    7. Making a three-point edit
      6m 42s
    8. Assembling a rough cut
      9m 11s
  6. 34m 19s
    1. The trimming tools
      3m 56s
    2. Using multiple tracks to edit
      6m 37s
    3. The Trim Edit window
      6m 49s
    4. Dynamic JKL trimming
      8m 1s
    5. Keeping in sync while trimming
      8m 56s
  7. 34m 33s
    1. Editing audio overview
      2m 59s
    2. Setting audio levels
      7m 40s
    3. Panning audio
      4m 9s
    4. Creating audio transitions
      9m 53s
    5. Narrating with the Voiceover tool
      3m 26s
    6. Essential audio filters
      6m 26s
  8. 28m 43s
    1. Creating a video transition
      4m 6s
    2. Editing a transition
      6m 50s
    3. Choosing good transitions
      14m 49s
    4. Saving custom transitions
      2m 58s
  9. 45m 12s
    1. Titling overview
      5m 26s
    2. Lower thirds
      4m 30s
    3. Adding credits
      4m 48s
    4. Boris text
      8m 9s
    5. LiveType overview
      9m 41s
    6. Importing a Photoshop file
      12m 38s
  10. 31m 2s
    1. Color correction overview
      3m 51s
    2. Using the Color Corrector
      8m 13s
    3. Fixing exposure
      7m 29s
    4. Reusing an effect
      8m 50s
    5. The Broadcast-Safe filter
      2m 39s
  11. 41m 14s
    1. Understanding RT Extreme
      4m 37s
    2. Essential filters
      8m 56s
    3. Keying
      9m 3s
    4. Composite and transfer modes
      6m 43s
    5. Changing clip speed
      5m 39s
    6. Using the Flicker filter and Image Stabilizer
      4m 14s
    7. Rendering effects
      2m 2s
  12. 36m 22s
    1. Before exporting
      3m 18s
    2. Exporting to tape
      9m 39s
    3. Exporting for the web
      8m 23s
    4. Publishing to .mac
      5m 11s
    5. Exporting for DVD
      6m 13s
    6. Exporting for an iPod
      3m 38s
  13. 1m 29s
    1. Where to go from here
      1m 29s

Watch this entire course now —plus get access to every course in the library. Each course includes high-quality videos taught by expert instructors.

Become a member
please wait ...
Watch the Online Video Course Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Essential Training
6h 4m Beginner Apr 11, 2007

Viewers: in countries Watching now:

Instructor Richard Harrington covers each detail of using Final Cut Express HD 3.5 to effectively edit, organize, and publish digital video and audio files for DVDs, web-based projects, and iPod productions. From understanding the finer points of the workspace to using the tools to their full potential, Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Essential Training teaches the complete process, using hands-on examples. Exercise files accompany this tutorial.

Topics include:
  • Understanding the editing process Configuring the workspace for efficiency Importing footage, graphics, photos, and audio Organizing a story for narrative impact Using multiple tracks to edit and trim a story Editing audio and working with audio tools Using transitions effectively Adding titles and credits Compositing and effects Exporting a show to tape, DVD, the web, or an iPod
Subject:
Video
Software:
Final Cut Express
Author:
Richard Harrington

Welcome

Closed captioning isn’t available for this video.

There are currently no FAQs about Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Essential Training.

 
Share a link to this course

What are exercise files?

Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course. Save time by downloading the author's files instead of setting up your own files, and learn by following along with the instructor.

Can I take this course without the exercise files?

Yes! If you decide you would like the exercise files later, you can upgrade to a premium account any time.

Become a member Download sample files See plans and pricing

Please wait... please wait ...
Upgrade to get access to exercise files.

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

Learn by watching, listening, and doing, Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course, so you can download them and follow along Premium memberships include access to all exercise files in the library.


Exercise files

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

For additional information on downloading and using exercise files, watch our instructional video or read the instructions in the FAQ .

This course includes free exercise files, so you can practice while you watch the course. To access all the exercise files in our library, become a Premium Member.

Join now Already a member? Log in

Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?

This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.


Mark all as unwatched Cancel

Congratulations

You have completed Final Cut Express HD 3.5 Essential Training.

Return to your organization's learning portal to continue training, or close this page.


OK
Become a member to add this course to a playlist

Join today and get unlimited access to the entire library of video courses—and create as many playlists as you like.

Get started

Already a member ?

Become a member to like this course.

Join today and get unlimited access to the entire library of video courses.

Get started

Already a member?

Exercise files

Learn by watching, listening, and doing! Exercise files are the same files the author uses in the course, so you can download them and follow along. Exercise files are available with all Premium memberships. Learn more

Get started

Already a Premium member?

Exercise files video

How to use exercise files.

Ask a question

Thanks for contacting us.
You’ll hear from our Customer Service team within 24 hours.

Please enter the text shown below:

The classic layout automatically defaults to the latest Flash Player.

To choose a different player, hold the cursor over your name at the top right of any lynda.com page and choose Site preferences from the dropdown menu.

Continue to classic layout Stay on new layout
Exercise files

Access exercise files from a button right under the course name.

Mark videos as unwatched

Remove icons showing you already watched videos if you want to start over.

Control your viewing experience

Make the video wide, narrow, full-screen, or pop the player out of the page into its own window.

Interactive transcripts

Click on text in the transcript to jump to that spot in the video. As the video plays, the relevant spot in the transcript will be highlighted.

Thanks for signing up.

We’ll send you a confirmation email shortly.


Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

Keep up with news, tips, and latest courses with emails from lynda.com.

Sign up and receive emails about lynda.com and our online training library:

Here’s our privacy policy with more details about how we handle your information.

   
submit Lightbox submit clicked
Terms and conditions of use

We've updated our terms and conditions (now called terms of service).Go
Review and accept our updated terms of service.