You will find yourself in moments when you need to retime your clip. Apple Final Cut Pro X gives you several possibilities for retiming your clip however you need. What are some of these possibilities? In this movie, author Jeff Greenberg demonstrates how to retime a clip in Final Cut Pro X with presets.
- There are a lot of really common…speed changes you're gonna wanna make.…You're gonna wanna slow a clip down 50%,…you're gonna bump it up twice its speed.…Final Cut 10 has a ton of these built in.…We're gonna explore them here.…I'm just gonna play through this…little sequence of some skateboarding.…We have a nice selfie stick pole going on,…we're gonna cut to a close-up shot, some feet,…wider shot, sort of point of view.…I'm gonna play with the speed of each of these a little bit.…On this first clip, I'm gonna just select the whole clip…and go to my retime menu.…
That's where we're gonna be living most of this class.…And I'd like you to see, I've got both slow and fast here.…Let's do fast first, let's speed this up,…let's take it two times its normal speed.…And you can see, when I did so,…immediately I get the retime editor appearing above it,…along with the word fast.…I can go to the second clip here,…and I'm gonna choose to slow it down.…Let's slow it down to 50%,…no let's do 75% of its original speed.…And we can come here to this last clip,…
- Basics of retiming
- Freeze-framing a clip
- Getting the best playback quality
- Understanding the automatic adjustments
- Advance speed changes, including range selections