Create Your Own Manual For FCP7

Posted on by Larry

For some reason Apple decided not to create a printable manual for the latest version of Final Cut.

Even more confusing, the help manual is on-line – which is great as long as you are connected. But, somewhat awkward if you are not.

If you want to review the on-line help manual, click here:

If you want to create your own printable manual, click here:,236985

Thanks to Alex4D for creating the hack, and Noah Kadner for pointing it out.

(Just between you and me, creating a PDF manual doesn’t seem to be that difficult to me…)

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By the way, as an update, I was doing some research on the Adobe website. They, too, use an on-line web-based system for their CS4 help system. But they provide a one-button link to the PDF for people that need / want to download the PDF manual. It didn’t seem to be too hard for Adobe….


One Response to Create Your Own Manual For FCP7

  1. Ok this is really poor show by Apple. The flimsy little ‘manual’ – more of a quickstart guide that came with FCS2 was pretty useless – now we they want us to stare at a screen for even more time, searching and scrolling! Thanks for the link to printable manual Larry.



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