When you are adjusting the speed of clips, you may want to stop and hold on a particular frame. How do you create a hold frame in Apple Final Cut Pro X? Is there more than one way to do this? In this movie, author Jeff Greenberg walks you through how to create a hold frame in Final Cut Pro X and compares it to a freeze frame.
- Hold frame does something a little bit…different than a freeze frame,…and I want to show you the difference…so we can kinda contrast them.…Freeze frame was the first one they did in Final Cut Ten.…So when I play this clip,…I can decide that's that moment,…and the keyboard choice is option F, for option freeze,…and I can grab that edge, and trim it back…to whatever distance I want.…Now, you can see it's a completely separate entity.…If I wanted to delete it or lift it out,…I'll lift it out here a second,…I hit a shift delete rather than a delete key,…'cause remember, a delete key closes the gap, undo,…a shift delete lifts it out.…
You can see it's a separate piece of footage.…On the other hand,…H to hold down my timeline and scroll it across,…A back to my arrow, finding that point again.…We have a menu dedicated to speed changes,…and it's called the re-time menu,…and underneath this here,…let's make sure that's selected,…underneath this menu is…what's known as a hold, shift H.…When I do this, you're immediately going…
- Basics of retiming
- Freeze-framing a clip
- Getting the best playback quality
- Understanding the automatic adjustments
- Advance speed changes, including range selections