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Apple Pro Training Series: Optimizing Your Final Cut Pro System: A Technical Guide to Real-World Post-Production by Adam Wilt, Charles Roberts, Matthew Geller, Sean Cullen

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Chapter 10. Configuring Mac OS X

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Time

This lesson takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.

Goals

Improve Final Cut Pro performance by modifying Mac OS X preference settings

 

Streamline your workflow by utilizing standard features of Mac OS X

 

Use a range of tools to maintain and administrate Mac OS X

 

Understand basics of Unix file structures and permissions

 

Perform some key administration and maintenance tasks using the Terminal application

Mac OS X is an integral part of your Final Cut Pro system. Although FCP is designed to take advantage of specific technologies embedded in the operating system, such as Quartz Extreme, Core Audio, and symmetric multiprocessing (SMP), in a broader sense Mac OS X defines your virtual environment. ...

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