Importing and analyzing media from a folder on your computer


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Importing and analyzing media from a folder on your computer

Before you can start editing we need to bring some media into Final Cut Pro. Now the way media is handled in Final Cut Pro X is in some ways radically different than in previous versions of Final Cut Pro, and in other ways is very similar. The first thing you need to do to bring media into Final Cut Pro is go to the File menu and go Import Files. Now the keyboard shortcut is a little different than you might expect. It's Shift+Command+I. Go ahead and select Import Files, and you'll notice this dialog window.

Now we can add our imported media to an existing event, which we've touched on a little bit earlier, or in our case we want to create a new event specifically for this footage. This will allow us to do two things. one easily organize a footage and two, we're going to target this footage to go to an external drive or in our case a scratch drive. I am going to click on Create New Event and I am going to call this event Additional footage. And as you can see I can save this...

Importing and analyzing media from a folder on your computer
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Importing and analyzing media from a folder on your computer provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Abba Shapiro as part of the Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X (2011)

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