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Apple Pro Training Series Final Cut Pro for Avid Editors, Third Edition by Diana Weynand

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Lesson 14. Finishing and Outputting

Goals

Detect audio peaks

Outputting audio

View video levels with FCP scopes

Check video peaks

Correct video levels

Apply color corrector filters

Explore output mastering options

Add timecode window burn

Back up files

Once you’ve finished making your editorial decisions, you will want to prepare your sequence for export or output to tape. In both Avid and Final Cut Pro, this includes making sure all the video and audio levels are correct, backing up your files, saving your settings, and customizing your output options.

As with Avid workflows and challenging post budgets, you may be responsible for both video and audio finish “in house.” Even if your output is intermediate—perhaps for client review, fundraising ...

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