Editing: the Businessand Pleasure of FinalCut Pro


FCP is a very flexible editing application. It is open-ended enough to allow for many different editing styles. Your own working style will ultimately develop as you get used to the different tools available to you within the interface. Unlike the project setup process, which is very rigid and defined by your video capture hardware and Macintosh configuration, your editing style depends on how you feel most comfortable working and on the type of projects you work on.

As we saw earlier, the various windows in FCP are linked together based on the clips and sequences passing through them. We load clips into the Viewer to trim them with In and Out points prior to editing them into a sequence. ...

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