Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding and adjusting transitions, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X (2011).
Working with transitions in Final Cut Pro X is not that much different than…working with transitions in Final Cut Pro 7 and before.…However, the engineers have added a couple of new features that are pretty cool.…Let's go ahead and step into our Transitions project file and take a look.…Now let's zoom in to the shots directly before Pablo's interview.…I simply want to put a transition between these break dancers and then the…teacher talking to the students.…So I select the edit point and use the same keyboard shortcut that you're used to, …Command+T. By default Final Cut Pro X puts in a one second transition just…like you would have expected.…
Now of course keyboard shortcuts are one thing, but a lot of times we want to…see our transitions and just drop them into the timeline.…To do this, simply go over to the toolbar and press the Transitions button.…As you can see Final Cut Pro X gives you a variety of new transitions, …as well as all your classics.…For instance, if I wanted to do a wipe transition, instead of searching through…
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.
- 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
- Archiving and collaboration
Skill Level Beginner
1. Setting Up the Workspace
2. Importing and Managing Assets
3. Creating Projects and Editing
4. Using Effects and Making Adjustments
5. Exporting and Sharing
Collaboration and archiving5m 56s
Next steps3m 26s
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