Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Importing video from a tape-based camera, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X (2011).
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 imports the…media, even though it's from tape it can still analyze it for stabilization,…
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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