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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors, Fourth Edition by Diana Weynand

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Lesson 4. Trimming Clips

In this lesson, we will cover the basic Avid approach to trimming and show how to perform those same functions in Final Cut Pro. In general, FCP is far less modal than Avid. You can perform trims in FCP just as you can with Avid’s Smart Tool without entering a “trim mode,” whereas with previous Avid versions, you always enter Trim mode to trim. Both, however, have similar trim windows that behave in similar ways. Like Avid, FCP ...

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