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From Still to Motion: Editing DSLR Video with Final Cut Pro X by Robbie Carman, Abba Shapiro, Richard Harrington

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Understanding the Project Library

The Project Library is where you organize your individual projects. When you create a new project, the Project Library lets you specify where to store it (you can also relocate it later). It also lets you seamlessly switch from one project to another in just a few clicks.

As you progress through editing (and the rest of this book), you’ll find that we keep coming back to the Project Library. For now, we’ll focus on creating, modifying, and moving projects. Later in the book you’ll tackle tasks like media management and publishing.

Modifying a Project Before Editing

The easiest time to edit a project is before you edit any media into it. Once a clip has been inserted into a project, its frame rate is locked. This ...

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