Join Nick Harauz for an in-depth discussion in this video Using the exercise files, part of Final Cut Pro X Guru: Advanced Trimming.
- If you are a member who has access to the download files, you'll be sent a Final Cut Pro library including media free to use in this course. These downloads can be stored on your desktop, your documents folder, or externally on a hard drive. To open the library, simply double click, or alternatively, go to the Final Cut Pro Open Library, other, and navigate to where you saved it. When you open the library, you'll see it consists of two events, one containing the project files we will be working on in various chapters, and the other are assets used within all of your projects.
If your membership doesn't allow you access to lesson files, don't worry. There is still a ton to learn even by following along with your own footage or a trial version of Final Cut Pro.
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