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Final Cut Express 2 Editing Workshop, 2nd Edition by Tom Wolsky

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Lesson 2

Getting Material into FCE2

Digital video editing is divided into three phases:

•  Getting your material into the computer

•  Editing it, which is the fun part

•  Getting it back out of your computer

This lesson is about the first part, getting your material into your computer. First you have to set up your application correctly. In Final Cut Express 2, as in most video editing programs, that means setting up your preferences—a number of choices for video and audio and system settings.

After setting ...

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