The final stage of editing a project in Final Cut Pro is delivering a finished story to your audience.
If that audience will see your story on TV, your choices are transferring the project file to a video server; playing the contents of the project Timeline as video and audio from your Mac to a video server for playback; or playing directly to air from the Final Cut Pro Timeline.
At a newspaper or web news service, and at broadcast outlets that repost stories online, your story must be transcoded, or converted into a web deliverable.
This chapter covers each of these delivery options.
When preparing a project for broadcast, your choice of delivery method largely depends on the playback solution implemented ...