Chapter 11. Variable Speed


Lesson Files

Lesson Files > Lesson_11 > Variable_Speed.fcp


The Bearcats and SF Ballet


This lesson takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.


Apply basic speed manipulations to clips

Learn to read the speed indicators in the Timeline

Add and manipulate speed keyframes in the Timeline

Customize the Clip Keyframes control

Create freeze frames using variable speed controls

Play part of a clip backward

Smooth speed keyframes to create gradual changes

Save a speed setting as a favorite


Speed effects are among the most common and versatile effect types in Final Cut Pro. Basic speed changes such as slow motion can be employed for dramatic effect, and increasing playback speed can simulate time-lapse ...

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