How To: Add movement to your still images in Final Cut Pro

Add movement to your still images in Final Cut Pro

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 Image and Wire Frame option and move the canvas play head to where the movement will start and press the Add Key Frame button. Place the image in the starting position. Move the canvas play head to where the movement will end and click the Add Motion Key Frame button. Reposition the image to where you would like the image position to end. You can change the scale if you want. You can click on the Motion Tab in the viewer or the Toggle Click Key Frames button to fine tune the movement. Viewing this video will teach you how to easily add animation to still motions.

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