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From iMovie to Final Cut Pro X by Tom Wolsky

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Lesson 1Getting Started

Where is Everything?

There are many similarities between iMovie and Final Cut Pro X as many like to point out, but few mention that there are enough differences between the two to confuse someone moving between the applications. The first question that most iMovie users ask is: Where is everything? To answer that, we’ll look at the components of Final Cut Pro’s interface and its panes, and to do that we’ll need to have a library with media to look at.

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To start you’ll need to download the library from the book’s website. Go to www.routledge.com/products/9781138209978 and then click on eResources. On the page there are a number of ZIP files, each of which contains a library that we will work with. You ...

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