Computing Essentials Final Cut Pro X

Final Cut Pro X

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  • Course Delivery: On Demand
  • Duration: 2 
  • Language: English
  • Difficulty: Beginner
  • Audience: Final Cut Pro X Users

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Learn to create engaging video projects from beginning to end in this online training series for Final Cut Pro® X. In this series, we'll cover how to import, edit, create transitions and effects, and export projects for use with a variety of devices and platforms - including iPads®, DVDs, and the Web. Already familiar with Final Cut Pro X? Even better! You'll learn about the differences between previous versions and see the new features to help you make the most of the program.


Topics Covered

  • What you'll learn in this training

The Interface
  • Navigating the interface
  • Reviewing the Toolbar options
  • Customizing the interface
  • Understanding the basic play bar features
  • Using the Project Library

Getting Started/Importing
  • Creating a new project
  • Importing video files
  • Importing video options
  • Importing iMovie events
  • Using Custom Import settings
  • Previewing clips

Using Clips and Events
  • Grouping multiple clips and events
  • Organizing events in the library
  • Customizing events
  • Adding keywords to clips
  • Using Keyword Collections
  • Creating Smart Collections
  • Sorting and searching clips
  • Duplicating clips and projects
  • Separating clips and projects
  • Positioning clips and projects
  • Merging events
  • Moving events

Basic Editing
  • Understanding the differences between the Timeline and Storyline
  • Selecting in and out points
  • Overwriting and replacing edits
  • Marking
  • Removing marked selections
  • Skimming
  • Snapping
  • Using the Select tool
  • Using the Blade tool
  • Trimming
  • Using Generators
  • Changing clip dimensions with the Range Selector
  • Using the Zoom tool
  • Using the Position tool
  • Performing a Connect edit
  • Adding backgrounds

Advanced Editing
  • Using the Keyframe Editor
  • Using the Inspector
  • Cropping video clips
  • Retiming clips
  • Transforming an image
  • Using Distortion effects
  • Using compositing

Working with Audio
  • Enhancing an audio clip/narration
  • Importing an audio clip
  • Adjusting audio levels
  • Removing and editing an audio clip
  • Fading audio in and out
  • Adding Music/Sound effects
  • Keyframing audio clips
  • Separating audio from video

Using the Timeline
  • Understanding Timeline basics
  • Viewing clips on the timeline
  • Changing clips in the timeline
  • Auditioning clips in the timeline
  • Changing clip durations on the timeline

Using Storylines
  • Creating a storyline
  • Connecting clips
  • Adding gaps and removing clips

Applying Transitions
  • Applying a transition
  • Using the Transition browser
  • Modifying transitions
  • Adding a Cross Dissolve Transition

Applying Effects
  • Introducing effects
  • Animating effects
  • Modifying/editing an effect

Working with Color
  • Using color correction
  • Using scopes
  • Viewing color channels
  • Using the color filter
  • Adjusting color manually
  • Using color masks

Adding Text to Projects
  • Using the Titles browser
  • Modifying titles
  • Adding credits and text

Motion/Speed Editing
  • Creating speed changes
  • Creating variable speed changes
  • Adjusting FPS for your project

Finishing and Exporting
  • Using Publishing settings
  • Adjusting video levels
  • Exporting a video project
  • Using the Share menu
  • Exporting for Blu-Ray/DVD
  • Exporting iOS devices
  • Exporting for Web

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