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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.1 Quick-Reference Guide

Book Description

Ideal for students and editors on the go, this is the quick look-up guide combines clear, concise explanations and an easy-to-use format to walk readers through the new Final Cut Pro X 10.1 interface and put the essential techniques, most-used tools, and most-efficient workflows at reader's fingertips. This is a compendium of Final Cut Pro best practices, tips, and quick-glance reminders, plus a great summary of what’s new in Final Cut Pro X 10.1 all organized in a logical order for post-production editing.

  • A companion to the Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X 10.1 certification exam preparation guide

  • Recommended for new and experienced Final Cut Pro X editors

  • Guide is presented in the order of post-production workflow

  • Table of Contents

    1. Title Page
    2. Copyright Page
    3. Contents at a Glance
    4. Table of Contents
    5. 1. Setup and Configuration
      1. Application Preferences
        1. General
        2. Editing
        3. Playback
        4. Import
        5. Destinations
      2. Command Sets
        1. Assign Keyboard Shortcuts
    6. 2. Interface
      1. Libraries
        1. Browser
      2. Timeline
      3. Viewer
      4. Toolbar
        1. Import, Organize, and Edit Functions
        2. Tool Pop-Up Menu
        3. Dashboard
        4. Enhancements and Browsers
      5. Enhancements
      6. Media Browsers
        1. Effects Browser
        2. Photos Browser
        3. Music and Sound Browser
        4. Transitions Browser
        5. Titles Browser
        6. Generators Browser
        7. Themes Browser
      7. Inspectors
        1. Video
        2. Audio
        3. Info
        4. Library Properties
        5. Share
        6. Transition
        7. Title
        8. Text
        9. Generators
      8. Share
    7. 3. Library Management
      1. Managing a Library
        1. Media Storage
        2. Create Proxy Media
        3. Reimport a Clip
        4. Relink a Clip
    8. 4. Import
      1. Import from a Camera
        1. Create an Archive of Camera Media
        2. Import Camera Source Media Files
      2. Import from a Volume
      3. Media Import Options
    9. 5. Metadata
      1. Keywords
      2. Ratings
      3. Viewing and Sorting by Metadata
        1. Libraries and Browser Sorting Options
        2. Sorting Browser List View
      4. Using Smart Collections
      5. Setting Markers
      6. Applying Roles
        1. Editing Roles
        2. Assigning Roles
      7. Using the Timeline Index
    10. 6. Editing Basics
      1. Applying Append, Insert, Connect, and Overwrite Edits
        1. Backtiming an Edit
        2. Edit Pop-Up Menu
        3. Drag-to-Edit
      2. Selecting a Range
      3. Position Tool
        1. Creating Gaps with the Position Tool
      4. Deleting a Selection
      5. Using the Trim Tool
      6. Using Alternative Trim Methods
        1. Nudging with Select or Position
      7. Connected Storylines
      8. Compound Clips
    11. 7. Enhanced Edits
      1. Replace
      2. Auditions
      3. Synchronized Clips
      4. Multicam Clips
        1. Create a Multicam Clip
        2. Angle Editor
        3. Angle Viewer
    12. 8. Visual Effects
      1. In the Viewer
        1. Transform, Crop, and Distort
        2. Ken Burns
      2. In the Inspectors
      3. In the Timeline
        1. Video Animation Editor
      4. Retime
    13. 9. Audio
      1. Setting Clip Volume Levels
        1. Changing Volume Over Time
        2. Relative vs. Absolute Adjustments
        3. Using Fade Handles
      2. Expanding Audio
      3. Detaching Audio
      4. Audio Storylines
      5. Subframe Trimming
      6. Audio Enhancements
    14. 10. Color Correction
      1. Color in the Video Inspector
        1. Balance Color
        2. Match Color
      2. Video Scopes
      3. Color Board
    15. 11. Share
      1. Destinations
      2. XML
      3. Compressor
    16. Index