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From iMovie to Final Cut Pro X by Tom Wolsky

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Lesson 4Editing Basics

Now that you’ve organized your material in the Final Cut Pro Browser, it’s time to edit your clips into the Timeline to assemble your project. FCP has several different ways to do most of the editing functions, some of which will be familiar to iMovie users. You can edit directly into your project Timeline with the mouse or with keyboard shortcuts, which is probably the most efficient way to edit in most instances.

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