In Apple Final Cut Pro X, you can do many of your trimming operations on the fly. Editing techniques covered in previous videos can be used to edit a project while playing it back in real time. How does this work? In this movie, author Nick Harauz demonstrates how to dynamically trim your edit project.
- In Final Cut Pro X,…we can do many of our trimming operations on the fly.…In this video, we'll look at bringing a few…of the trimming functions we learned in previous movies…and apply them to make video edits…while we are playing back in real time in our projects.…Let's see how we can set this up.…So with dynamic trimming, it's the ability to try to make…some of our trimming decisions on the fly…and that's what we're gonna try to harness in this video.…We're really just kind of adding some of the things…we've learned from previous movies…and sort of collecting them all together for this one.…
So I'm gonna move my play head over the first…and second clip and just use my play around.…- This chicken is amazing, amazing.…- Oh now.…- [Voiceover] So we see there that there are overlaps,…so I hit the space bar to stop…and what I'm gonna do is remove the first part…of the dialogue from the first clip.…So we did this a little bit earlier,…but I'm just gonna select the left square bracket…to select that outpoint and I'm gonna start playing back…
Join Nick Harauz as he demonstrates advanced techniques for shortening clips, trimming video, and selecting ranges on clips. He shows you how to extend edits, deal with connected clips, compare cuts, use dynamic trimming, and more. Along the way, he includes shortcut commands, so you can expedite your workflow, driving all your editing from the keyboard. To ensure you're ready to use his tips in the real-world, he wraps up the course by going through two examples, cutting dialogue and cutting documentary footage in the timeline.
- Extending edits
- Splitting edits
- Lifting clips
- Comparing cuts
- Working with video from multiple cameras
- Overlapping footage
- Moving between edit points
- Trimming numerically
- Trimming dynamically
- Using the Precision Editor