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Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X
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Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X

with Abba Shapiro

Video: Welcome

Hi! I'm Abba Shapiro, and I'd like to welcome you to migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X. At first blush, editing in Final Cut Pro X may seem radically different, a completely new interface and a completely new way of editing. In this course I'll show you what you need to know to smoothly transition from editing in Final Cut Pro 7 to editing in the new Final Cut Pro X. I'll start by walking through the new interface, looking at where to find the tools and controls to edit quickly and efficiently.
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  1. 4m 13s
    1. Welcome
      1m 18s
    2. Using the exercise files
      2m 55s
  2. 16m 47s
    1. Touring the new interface
      7m 58s
    2. Running Final Cut Pro 7 and Final Cut Pro X on the same machine
      4m 45s
    3. Preferences and settings
      4m 4s
  3. 37m 12s
    1. Importing and analyzing media from a folder on your computer
      7m 47s
    2. Importing media from a camera storage card
      3m 54s
    3. Importing video from a tape-based camera
      3m 12s
    4. Organizing media in the Event Library
      6m 31s
    5. Organizing and keywording clips
      10m 1s
    6. Viewing clips in the Event Library
      5m 47s
  4. 59m 20s
    1. Creating and managing projects
      6m 45s
    2. Performing basic edits in the Primary Storyline
      8m 36s
    3. Editing in the timeline, including Ripple, Roll, Slip, and Slide edits
      6m 36s
    4. Adding and adjusting audio
      9m 21s
    5. Editing B-roll with connected clips
      5m 0s
    6. Creating compound clips as an alternative to nested sequences
      2m 13s
    7. Legacy editing paradigms
      3m 31s
    8. Fine-tuning with the Precision Editor and performing three-point edits
      6m 22s
    9. Using favorites to create subclips
      6m 54s
    10. Using markers
      4m 2s
  5. 38m 45s
    1. Adding and adjusting transitions
      8m 22s
    2. Creating titles
      7m 13s
    3. Applying motion effects to clips
      7m 34s
    4. Retiming clips to create speed effects and creating freeze frames
      7m 11s
    5. Making color corrections
      8m 25s
  6. 14m 17s
    1. Exporting from Final Cut Pro X
      6m 11s
    2. Advanced exporting using Compressor
      2m 10s
    3. Collaboration and archiving
      5m 56s
  7. 3m 26s
    1. Next steps
      3m 26s

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Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X
2h 54m Beginner Jul 11, 2011

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Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X gives video editors a comprehensive tour of the new tools and the interface makeover for Apple's premier video editing software. It showcases the differences from Final Cut Pro 7 and paves the way for a painless upgrade experience. Author Abba Shapiro covers the new interface and workflows in Final Cut X, the magnetic timeline, connected clips, and the deep integration of color correction and sound editing.

This course helps experienced Final Cut Pro editors understand new ways of performing traditional editing techniques. New terminology and new tools for performing editing functions are also clarified.

Topics include:
  • Touring the X interface
  • Running Final Cut Pro 7 and X on the same machine
  • Importing and analyzing media
  • New editing methods (including append and connected clips)
  • Timeline editing (including ripple, roll, slip, and slide edits)
  • Adding audio
  • Fine-tuning with the Precision Editor
  • Adding and adjusting transitions
  • Creating titles
  • Applying motion effects to clips
  • Performing color corrections
  • Exporting
  • Archiving and collaboration
Subjects:
Video Video Editing
Software:
Final Cut Pro
Author:
Abba Shapiro

Welcome

Hi! I'm Abba Shapiro, and I'd like to welcome you to migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X. At first blush, editing in Final Cut Pro X may seem radically different, a completely new interface and a completely new way of editing. In this course I'll show you what you need to know to smoothly transition from editing in Final Cut Pro 7 to editing in the new Final Cut Pro X. I'll start by walking through the new interface, looking at where to find the tools and controls to edit quickly and efficiently.

We'll look at how Final Cut Pro X can automatically add metadata to your media, so you can quickly find exactly what you need when you need it. I'll show you how the new Color Corrector can not only automatically balance a shot but can quickly color match shots in the Timeline. Finally I'll identify the new tools used to perform tried-and-true editing operations like three-point edits, ripple and roll edits and even creating sub-clips. This course is intended for editors already familiar with Final Cut Pro and even editors migrating from other editing applications.

Now let's get started with Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X.

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