17. Timing Effects

In This Chapter

Understanding Speed and Duration

Constant Timing Changes

Freeze Frames

Speed Ramp Effects

Reverse Playback

Rewind and Instant Replay

Conform Speed

Removing All Timing Effects

Retiming Settings

Final Cut Pro X has a wide range of tools and techniques for altering the playback speed of your video (called retiming). You can speed things up, slow things down, freeze on a specific frame, play in reverse, and perform ramp speed effects, where the speed of a clip speeds up or slows down over time.

There are also a few one-click timing effects such as Instant Replay and Rewind, which apply preset speed changes quickly and easily.

You can also customize the playback speed of your clips in a variety of ways. Finally, ...

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