Lesson 1

Installing Final Cut Express 2

Welcome to Final Cut Express 2, the latest version of Apple’s video editing software for DV users. Although the first version of Final Cut Express was based on Apple’s older editing software, version 3 of Final Cut Pro, this version of Final Cut Express, version 2, is wholly based on Final Cut Pro 4. This brings many changes and substantially more complexity to the application, together with a great deal more real-time capabilities, including many more real-time transitions, filters, and motion effects.

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