Join Abba Shapiro for an in-depth discussion in this video Viewing clips in the Event Library, part of Migrating from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X (2011).
Now let's take a look at viewing our clips in the Event Library.…This in the old days would have been loading a clip from your browser into your…viewer, marking your in points and your out points.…Well, Final Cut X doesn't have a viewer and the canvas anymore.…It has a single window and that is just called the Viewer.…So wherever your cursor is hovering, you're going to actually be able to see…that video underneath your skimmer.…Now if you notice there's a skimmer and there is also in my case another line…here and that's the playhead.…
So what's the difference between a skimmer and a playhead?…Well, most of the time you're actually be using the skimmer, so you can…quickly find a shot.…If you like an area that you're going to work on and you click on that,…it moves the playhead to that media to that specific frame, and I can go back and…I can skim other shots.…Now why you would want to do that? Well perhaps I want to compare the footage in…this shot to the footage in my original shot.…So any time I move my mouse off my Event Library, my viewer always default…
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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