The Initial Setup:Optimizing the Mac OSand FCP
FCP is a fully-functional nonlinear digital video editing application. It stands alone as the most feature-rich application on the market in its price range. With this functionality comes a degree of user responsibility. The user has to configure the application correctly and organize it for optimal performance and safety. FCP will function even if you configure it incorrectly. However, you will pay for such mistakes further down the road when you run across foul-ups that could have been easily avoided if you had set up the application and the project in an organized and safe fashion at the beginning.
What follows is a tried-and-true path for setting up FCP. It is an especially effective ...