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Apple Pro Training Series Final Cut Pro 6 by Diana Weynand

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Chapter 4. Trimming to Refine Clip Duration

Lesson Files

Lesson 4 Project

Media

Monk and SeaWorld folders

Time

This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Goals

Understand trimming

 

Trim using the Ripple tool

 

Trim clips in the Viewer

 

Trim an edit point by dragging

 

Trim clips in the V2 track

 

Extend an edit point

 

Trim using the Razor Blade tool

 

Trim one track of a linked clip

After you’ve built a rough cut, as you’ve done in the past few lessons, you will want to turn your attention to refining your sequences. This refining process is called trimming, which simply means making adjustments to the duration and position of clips within a sequence.

In the next three lessons, you’ll pursue three goals that will help you refine your rough cut as you ...

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