14. Video Effects

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The Effects Browser

Modifying Effects

Part of the fun of playing with a program like Final Cut Pro is the ability to modify the look and feel of your video clips. Sometimes, this is about fixing or repairing mistakes made in production. At other times, it’s about purely aesthetic exploration.

Final Cut Pro includes dozens of filters to apply to your video. You can use these filters to create subtle, naturalistic effects (such as blurs or light flares), and you can use them to create wholly unnatural effects (such as kaleidoscopes or overlapping background squares).

Many filters can simply be applied and left alone. Others have a variety of settings you can employ to customize the effect and better integrate ...

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