Join Jeff I. Greenberg for an in-depth discussion in this video Syncing clips based on audio, part of Final Cut Pro X Guru: Sync Sound Workflow.
- So, let's get the easy one out of the way.…Let's see how Auto Sync works.…I've got a pair of clips here,…I've got the audio and the video…for a really nice set of interview clips,…and I'm just going to lasso those them,…and I'm going to go up to the Clip menu,…and choose Synchronize Clips.…The keyboard mnemonic for that, Option Command G.…You should know that you can also get that…as a right-click on these clips as a Synchronize Clips.…When this comes up, I could just press OK,…but I just want to examine a little bit more of what's here.…So, I'm going to choose Custom Settings,…and I'd like you to see just a couple of the elements here.…
The synchronization is automatic.…It starts based on its timecode,…and when not possible,…it starts to look through these other choices.…Timecode from consumer devices,…like phones and generic cameras,…may or may not be down to the millisecond,…and you may not have got things timed to the millisecond,…this starts to arrange them to the second more or less,…and then it's going to use the audio…
Luckily, Final Cut Pro X has amazing ability to sync your media—and it gets even better when you incorporate the powerful third-party plugin PluralEyes. This course will help you quickly master the nuances of this workflow, save time, and get the best results when syncing media in Final Cut Pro.
- Syncing clips based on audio and markers
- Cleaning up sound in the Inspector
- Fixing syncing in complex clips
- Adding metadata
- Organizing sync clips
- Performing multicam syncs
- Syncing clips in PluralEyes