Discover advanced trimming techniques to use in Final Cut Pro X. Learn how to select ranges on clips, extend edits, deal with connected clips, and compare cuts. Get tips on how to use the Trim tool, move between Trim modes, use numerical trimming, and use dynamic trimming. See how advanced techniques can be used in real-world scenarios.
- Hi, my name is Nick Harauz, and I'm a professional Video Editor and Motion Graphic Designer. Welcome to Final Cut Pro X Guru, Advanced Trimming Techniques. Final Cut Pro offers several tools allowing you to trim clips and assets efficiently. In this course, we'll explore the trimming functionalities built in to Final Cut Pro X. We'll look at trimming with shortcuts, mastering the Precision Editor, and trimming without even having to select clips. We'll also look at how to apply some of these trimming techniques in real world situations.
At the end of this course, you'll have a solid foundation for working with a huge variety of trimming tools and techniques at your fingertips.
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