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Final Cut Pro Power Skills: Work Faster and Smarter in Final Cut Pro 7 by Larry Jordan

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Chapter 1. Optimizing Your System and Final Cut Pro

The best way to prevent problems and to achieve maximum efficiency in Final Cut Pro is to set up your system properly. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to organize your projects like a pro. Next, we’ll walk through key preference settings. I’ll also provide media management guidelines for maximizing your storage space.

Then, before we jump into the program itself, you’ll learn how to monitor your hardware, explore playback options within the Timeline, and learn key troubleshooting tips to keep everything running smoothly.

These Power Skills will make a world of difference at keeping you and your system editing quickly and smoothly.

Organizing Your Files

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