5. Projects

In This Chapter

Anatomy of the Project Library

Creating a New Project

Managing Projects

Changing Project Properties

Consolidate Your Project’s Media Files

A project is an edited assembly of audio and video clips. In Final Cut Pro X, projects are stored in a separate file from FCP clip information, and you can have only one project open at a time.

Once you’ve assembled a project, you can manipulate that project as if it were a single clip by creating a compound clip. You can open a project and play it in the Viewer, mark In and Out points, and insert all or part of that project into another project. Inserting a project into another project creates what’s known as a compound clip.

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