In many non-linear editors the slip, slide, and roll tools allow you to trim video without affecting the length of your project. Slip, slide, and roll are found under the trim tool in Apple Final Cut Pro X. Where is the trim tool? Author Nick Harauz shows you where to find slip, slide, roll, and trim in Final Cut Pro X and how to use them.
- In Final Cut Pro 7 and other editing applications,…you have a set of tools that allow you…to slip, slide and roll your video.…While the functionality of each tool varies,…they allow you to continue to trim video…without affecting the length of your project.…Now, slip, slide, and roll functionality is available…from the Trim tool in Final Cut Pro X.…Let's take a look.…So I went ahead into my 2.4 keyword collection,…and I'm going to double-click this project…that has some footage of Seattle.…
And what we're going to do is…use what's called the Trim tool.…Now, the default Selection tool…when we've been trimming our clips,…one thing has remained the same.…And that's the case that our clips…have becoming shorter and smaller.…Now, if I didn't have this audio here,…say, I'm just going to actually move this audio,…trim it down just in size.…Notice how when I use the Ripple Trim…inside the default Selection tool…that it actually lengthens my project or shortens it.…
At some point in your edits,…you might come to the place,…
Join Nick Harauz as he demonstrates advanced techniques for shortening clips, trimming video, and selecting ranges on clips. He shows you how to extend edits, deal with connected clips, compare cuts, use dynamic trimming, and more. Along the way, he includes shortcut commands, so you can expedite your workflow, driving all your editing from the keyboard. To ensure you're ready to use his tips in the real-world, he wraps up the course by going through two examples, cutting dialogue and cutting documentary footage in the timeline.
- Extending edits
- Splitting edits
- Lifting clips
- Comparing cuts
- Working with video from multiple cameras
- Overlapping footage
- Moving between edit points
- Trimming numerically
- Trimming dynamically
- Using the Precision Editor