Setting Up Your Application Preferences
Digital video editing is divided into three phases:
1. Getting your material into the computer
2. Editing it, which is the fun part
3. Getting it back out of your computer
This lesson is about setting up your computer so it’s ready for the first part, getting your material into your computer. Before you capture your material, you have to set up your application correctly. In Final Cut Express HD 3.5, as in most video editing programs, that means setting up your preferences, several choices for video and audio and system settings.
After setting preferences, we’ll go into capturing your media. ...