A short video tutorial shows how to turn everything black-and-white, except for one element in the frame; the “Pleasantville effect.”
MotionVFX mFlare creates a dazzling array of lens flare effects, which can be used as is, or modified extensively.
A list of current export problems from within Final Cut Pro X.
When Google changed YouTube’s API, it broke the YouTube export option in Final Cut Pro X, as this article explains.
A tutorial on how to export a high-quality master file with a default keyboard shortcut from Final Cut Pro X.
A tutorial explaining what a split edit is, how to create it, and options to make it sound better.
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An illustrated, step-by-step technique showing how to adjust volume levels on clips and ranges in Final Cut Pro X.
This short video tutorial shows how to remove hum, reduce background noise and adjust levels, using the Audio Enhancement tools in Final Cut Pro X.
In this short video tutorial, you will learn how to fix audio problems within a sub-frame (1/80th of a frame) in Final Cut Pro X.
A short video tutorial on how to access and adjust the surround sound panner in Final Cut Pro X.
This short video tutorial shows how to animate a mask in Motion 5 – a very cool effect that is very easy to do.
A quick video tutorial on how to animate stills with depth and movement using Final Cut Pro X,
In this short video tutorial, learn how to size still images to look great in Final Cut Pro X.
A quick, step-by-step tutorial on changing project settings in Final Cut Pro X.
A step-by-step tutorial showing how to create a countdown clock in Final Cut Pro X.
This step-by-step tutorial shows how to automate the process of burning-in timecode to a clip using Final Cut Pro X.
A step-by-step guide to creating extremely slow-motion clips using Twixtor in Final Cut Pro X.
A 17-step checklist to creating multicam clips in Final Cut Pro X.
Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on exporting source clip timecode using Final Cut Pro X.
A step-by-step training tutorial on how to create and export still frames in Final Cut Pro X.
Here’s a quick article that looks at the new multi-image transitions in Final Cut Pro X and how to adjust them.
This short video tutorial shows how to use the Precision Editor in FInal Cut Pro X.
Create a favorite effect – a traveling matte – in Final Cut Pro X using this step-by-step technique.
This step-by-step tutorial shows how to use the Luma key effect in Final Cut Pro X.
Here are three different step-by-step techniques you can use to hide a face – or anything else – in Final Cut Pro X.
This video tutorial shows you everything you need to know to create a great-looking key with Final Cut Pro X.
This is a short tutorial on how to modify and delete keyboard shortcuts.
Here’s a detailed look at the new advanced chroma-key controls in Final Cut Pro X.
A fast trick to display and hear just one audio track in an interview.
A series of techniques to replace, remove, or hide a clip in the Primary Storyline.
Final Cut Pro X now supports importing layered Photoshop graphics. This technique explains how this works – and recommended image sizes to use for images.
A step-by-step technique to motion track two clips using either Motion 5 or Motion 4.
This article explains how to relink media in Final Cut Pro X when it goes offline.
Auditions, in FCP X, speed the process of selecting the next shot. This short video shows how to create and modify them.
This is a collection of keyboard shortcuts to speed trimming clips in Final Cut Pro X.
Here’s the gear you need to build your own media archiving solution.
Here’s how to edit multicam clips in FCP X 10.0.3 or later.
Here’s how to change the creation date or time of a clip in Final Cut Pro X.
Final Cut Pro X can automatically analyze your audio. This article explains what it is doing.
Here’s a flock of little-known or undocumented shortcuts and tips for Final Cut Pro X.
You can add Ease-In and Ease-Out acceleration to keyframes in FCP X. This article explains how.
A collection of ten fun facts about Titles and Backgrounds in Final Cut Pro X to improve your text.
Job-chaining saves time during compression by sending the output of one compression process into input of the next. Here’s how it works.
Here’s a quick tip to move clips in Final Cut Pro X.
Four light effects in Final Cut Pro X to add visual interest: vignette, spot, shadows, artifacts.
In this article, I want to illustrate some of the new features in this version of FCP.
Auditions are new in Final Cut Pro X for comparing two or more shots in the Timeline. This technique shows how this works.
Editing a montage of still or moving images to music is a typical editing activity. In this tutorial, I want to show you a technique you can use for your own projects.
Sometimes, you need to edit a clip into the FCP X Timeline based upon the Out, not the In — think sports highlight. This type of edit is called a “back-time edit;” because it edits from the “back” of a clip. This technique shows you how.