Final Cut Pro: Precision Editor for Fine Trimming Control


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Using the Precision Editor for fine trimming control

Manipulating transitions through the process of trimming is very powerful, but sometimes you're doing it a little blindly, that is the shot handles that you need to access frames for trimming are essentially hidden, so you're never sure exactly how many frames you have to work with. Let me show you what I mean. I am going to go into 4.4, and for this demonstration I am going to go back into Farm to Table, because this is best shown with clips that have shorter and more unpredictable handles, and the clips in the narrative project we had been working with have much longer handles.

So, we are going to learn about the Precision Editor. So, this is a basic montage. Just mechanically speaking, let me show you a few things. If I click on this clip here and perform a ripple edit, and I extend to the right, do you see that? I run out of frames, that's because the source clip that the shot originated from just doesn't have any extra handle in this case. So, if I undo this, Command+Z, and pe...

Using the Precision Editor for fine trimming control
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Using the Precision Editor for fine trimming control provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Ashley Kennedy as part of the Final Cut Pro X 10.0.9 Essential Training

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