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Editing with Final Cut Pro 4 by Charles Roberts

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Settings: Are YoursCorrect?

 

Now that we have the operating system in good shape and have strolled through the windows and workflow of FCP, we need to make sure that FCP is configured correctly, both with regard to the video and audio we want to capture and also with the hardware you intend to use to capture and output that video and audio.

Although this chapter may seem a little hairy and dense at first, realize that it is necessary. Ninty-nine percent of troubles encountered in FCP is user error, and a large chunk of that is incorrect settings. Once you get things configured correctly, most of these settings never change until your hardware does, meaning that this trip through could be the last time you have to deal with it. The ...

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