Importing video from a tape-based camera


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Importing video from a tape-based camera

Just like Final Cut Pro 7 you can capture media from tape. Final Cut Pro X can capture DV, HDV, and DVCPRO directly from any camera connected to your machine using FireWire. Let's take a look at the workflow. Now you can launch Import From Camera under the File menu, Command+I, or you can simply press this little button right here to the left side of your toolbar with the picture of a camera. Now if you click on this and you do not have a camera connected, you'll actually see a picture of yourself because Final Cut Pro turns on your eyesight camera on your Mac and lets you record directly into the application.

With a camera attached, Final Cut Pro will recognize the camera and show you the frame on the tape where the playhead is parked. Now when I want to import this media, I can simply queue up the tape exactly where I wanted to start. Let me rewind this a few frames and go ahead and press the Import button. You'll see this familiar dialog box because when Final Cut Pro X impo...

Importing video from a tape-based camera
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Importing video from a tape-based camera 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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Video
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Final Cut Pro
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