Chapter 9. Delivering the Story

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.

Preparing for Air

When preparing a project for broadcast, your choice of delivery method largely depends on the playback solution implemented ...

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