6. Importing Footage
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One of the things that differentiates Final Cut Pro from most other software is that you can’t really do anything until you import some files. In most programs, you can create a document from scratch and begin working, but with a video editor, you need to start with some existing video.
This video will invariably come from one of three sources: a file-based camera, such as most modern camcorders, cell phones, DSLRs, Flips, GoPros, and so on; a tape-based camera, such as legacy DV ...