Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Touring the new interface, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X (2011).
When you first open Final Cut Pro X, you'll notice that the interface is…radically different from Final Cut Pro 7.…Let's take a look at the new interface.…If you've never opened or delved in to the application, most of your panels will be empty.…I've pre-populated mine with media and projects so you can get a better…understanding of what is what and where the things are.…If you look at the layout of Final Cut Pro X, you'll see three basic areas.…The upper-left is the Event Library, which is a lot like your browser, where…you'll be searching through your media, marking your in and out points to bring…clips into your Timeline.…
In the upper-right is your Viewer window.…Think of this as a combination of both your Viewer and Canvas from Final Cut Pro 7.…If you're looking at media from your Event Browser it says if you're looking at…your Viewer Window; if you're looking at your Timeline it says if you're…looking at your Canvas.…Let's look at the Event Library in a little more detail.…Much like Final Cut Pro 7, the windows in Final Cut Pro X are adjustable.…
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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