Plangere Culture Lab demonstrates how to use the opacity feature in Final Cut Pro. The opacity feature is a beneficial tool to use when working with layers. Opacity is an attribute which relates to how much you can see through a clip. To layer clips, create a new video track on the timeline. Make sure that the source tab is in the right position. The track on the top of the stack is the dominant track and will be shown. Select the volume and opacity overlay button. Click on the line over the ...
Frustrated by the lack of export options in Final Cut Pro X? Watch this video and learn how to create custom export settings. Using Compressor you can set the desired quality of your video exports from Final Cut Pro X.
In this FCP video tutorial, you'll learn how to fix grain problems after the fact. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this tutorial.
In this FCP tutorial, you'll learn how to keyframe the mask shape filter with blur to track the movement of the camera. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For specifics, including detailed instructions, watch this Final Cut Pro lesson.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to add movement to still images using Final Cut Pro. Click on the view mode button in the canvas window. Set the mode to Image and Wire Frame. Move the canvas play head to the clip you would like to affect, and select the time line. To control the scale, grab the corner to shrink or enlarge. Reposition the clip by clicking on the image and dragging it around. To rotate the clip, move the mouse over the edge and click and drag it to spin it. Select the ...
Want to to speed up or slow down a video clip in Final Cut Express? Let this clip show you how. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the Final Cut Pro 6 workflow, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For specifics, including a step-by-step overview of the grading process, watch this FCE lesson.
This software tutorial will show you how to use three of Trapcode's plug-ins for Final Cut Pro. Normally these plugins are used in After Effects, but they are available for Final Cut Pro, as you will see in this tutorial. Learn how to work with Trapcode 3D Stroke, Shine and Starglow from Red Giant in this Final Cut Pro tutorial.
In this tutorial, you'll learn how to work with footage from multiple cameras in Final Cut Pro or Express. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this tutorial.
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Learn how to create a professional-looking title sequence in Final Cut Pro or Express with this video guide. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this tutorial.
This FCP-user's guide will teach you how to preview a clip without rendering it first. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this tutorial.
This video tutorial is in the Software category which will show you how to color balance in Final Cut Pro. Open a video clip in which you want to do color balance. Double click on it, click effects > video filters > color correction > color corrector 3-way. Click the "color corrector 3-way' tab and find something in the video that is supposed to be white. In the color tray you will see 'whites' written. Now click the eye dropper tool and just click the white object, and you have done the colo...
In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to use tool shortcuts in Final Cut Pro. To change opacity and the volume limit, click the little mountain button on the bottom and you will have two lines in the clip representing audio lines of two mono tracks. And you also have opacity located above the audio lines. With the help of the slide bar you can set the opacity. To get the pen tool press 'P'. To get out of any tool, press 'A'. To delete the entire audio track, select it, lock, dele...
You can use the motion bar and the filter bar in clip keyframes to move all the keyframes in a clip at the same time. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial. For specifics, including detailed instructions, watch this Final Cut Pro lesson.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to increase the rendering speed in Adobe Final Cut Pro. Begin by right-clicking on your current sequence and click on Settings. Click on the Video Processing tab and select "Always Render in RGB". Then click OK. This change will only be noticeable when working with really high quality high definition footage or film. Even then, you are able to re-render at a higher bit rate later, without having to affect the original image or export. This video will ...
Learn how to make a rippling flag animation in Apple Motion 4. Whether you're new to the Apple's popular motion graphics editor/compositing application or simply wish to get a little bit better acquainted with Motion 4, you're sure to find value in this tutorial. For more information, including step-by-step instructions, take a look.
Make sure your video projects are broadcast safe with color correction and the Waveform Monitor in Apple's Final Cut Pro. This free video tutorial presents a complete overview of how to use the Waveform Editor and FCP color correction tools for increased darker blacks and whiter whites while staying with broadcast specifications.
Looking for an easy way to work with footage from a two-camera setup within Final Cut Pro? Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to learn how to take advantage of Final Cut Pro 7's new features, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from the folks at Lynda. Specifically, this software tutorial provides a complete overview of how to sync multi-cam footage.
In this how to video, you will learn how to layer videos in Final Cut Pro. First, open Final Cut Pro. Get your original clip and then put the clip that you want in the clip and drag it in over the top in the time line. Change it to image and wire frame. Grab the corner of the image and drag it down to the size you want. You can also move it around. Next, go to sequence and render it. Once that is done, change the selection back to image. Once you play the file, both clips will be playing. If ...
In this Final Cut Pro tutorial, Richard Harrington takes a look at the gradient wipe transition. The gradient wipe transition is a highly customizable transition using greyscale patterns to create your own custom wipes.
This Final Cut Studio tutorial shows you how to make a multi screen video in Final Cut Express. If you need a wall of monitors each playing different videos, or are just working on some cool split screen effects, you'll find everything you need in Final Cut Express (no Final Cut Pro necessary) and this tutorial.
In Final Cut Server, you can create metadata subscriptions, an automation that triggers responses based on changes within asset or production metadata. For example, you can create a metadata subscription to automatically encode an asset to H.264 and send it to a website.
This tutorial will give you some pointers on how to achieve a more realistic page turn in Final Cut Pro. Stephen Smith examines the classic tale of how a page peel can be transformed into a realistic player in the video effects world. With a little extra work, your results can go from fake to fabulous in no time. You'll also see how to create custom blue prints in Live Type. Create a realistic page turn in Final Cut Pro.
Final Cut Studio's Compressor has many pre-existing settings that allow you to start compressing your project immediately. Stephen Smith will show you how to: create custom settings, create custom settings from scratch, create groups of settings and how to delete settings. Create custom settings in Compressor.
Are you still amazed by the special effects used in the movie Matrix? Now you can add similar effects to your video! Watch and see how to use some creative editing in Final Cut Pro to get it done.
As the author says, a DVD is not a DVD without interactivity. You could easily enable interactivity by using menus in your DVD. In this video tutorial you will learn to add menus to your movie DVD using DVD Studio Pro.
Compressor 3 is part of the Final Cut Studio package and sports a brand new interface. So if you're new to the software, or haven't played with the newest version, you're sure to learn some good hot keys and interface tips.
It's no secret. Professional video editors everywhere are irate at the newest edition to Apple's popular non-linear video editing software, Final Cut Pro X. As of right now, Final Cut Pro X has 503 five-star ratings in the Mac App Store. Not bad. But it also has 671 one-star ratings and 414 users who aren't sure what they think. It's such a bad update that it even earned itself a skit on Conan.
If you are into visual effects, then Chroma Key is a feature of Final Cut Pro X that you have to know. Watch this video to elarn all about the Chroma key green screen tool that you can use to screate stunning FX.
If you're shooting with a camera that doesn't have a built in microphone, you'll want to watch this video and learn how to use the automatic audio sync feature of Final Cut Pro X. Do video editing right on your Apple.
Got some footage that needs a touch up? Watch this video to learn how to use the color correction tools in Final Cut Pro. This video explains how to make the most of 3 way color correction to get your video to pop.
Final Cut Pro X has all new effects and transitions that no other video editing software has. This is your video guide to all of the things you can with FCP X on your Apple computer. Learn about the adding Boca effects, aged paper effects, and more.
Feeling limited by the export options in Final Cut Pro X? Watch this video to learn how to use Compressor 4 to export custom settings and reduce your file sizes in FCP X. Make the most of your Apple video editing software.
Are you using Final Cut Pro X for video editing on your Apple computer? Wondering how to sync external audio automatically? This video is your guide to using FCP X video editing software to sync external audio with your video.
Here is a video guide to the color correction tools in Final Cut Pro X. Learn how to use the saturation sliders, color tabs, and more. If you are using this Apple video editing software, check out this guide to FCP X color correction.
Apple's newest version of their Final Cut Pro software was just released today, built from the ground up for modern 64-bit Mac computers, capable of handling 4K video and featuring the new Magnetic Timeline. But this time around Apple is doing something totally different when it comes to sales, making Final Cut Pro X a download only program from the Mac App Store, meaning no more trips to the Apple Store and no more boxes and discs to keep track of—just purchase from the comfort of your own c...
Looking to practice for Final Cut? Turn iMovie into Final Cut! Watch this video to learn how to configure iMovie so that it looks exactly like Final Cut Studio Pro X. Get professional looking video editing software on your computer today.
The first part of this tutorial will show you how to track and roto with foreground obstructions using Final Cut Pro. Then, you're shown how you can use Mocha Shape to import matte data into your video for a higher quality picture.
So you've filmed your scene using multiple cameras, and now it's time to sync them up into a coherent whole. This tutorial shows you how to take advantage of the multi clip edit feature in Final Cut Pro when you're in post production.
Vimeo is a fantastic way of distributing your video on the internet and making it accessible for people to watch. Watch this tutorial and learn how to use Final Cut Pro to prepare your completed video for compression and export to Vimeo.