How to Make One Click Audio Fades in Final Cut Pro X

How to Make One Click Audio Fades in Final Cut Pro X

January 09, 2019 5 Comments

Simple to setup in FCPX, these custom keyboard commands for audio control will save a lot time when editing and mixing.

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How to Control All Your FCPX Workflow Extensions with Custom Workspaces

How to Control All Your FCPX Workflow Extensions with Custom Workspaces

December 13, 2018 1 Comment

Control all you Workflow Extension panels the easy way. We show you an FCPX 'Super Tip' to help stay organised.

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How to Make a Global Motion Blur Switch for Final Cut Pro X

How to Make a Global Motion Blur Switch for Final Cut Pro X

October 03, 2018

In this new Final Cut Pro X tutorial, we find out how to make a 'global switch' that can turn motion blur on and off with a click. No more beachballs!

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How do I get rid of these vertical lines on my Final Cut Pro X timeline?

How do I get rid of these vertical lines on my Final Cut Pro X timeline?

June 13, 2018

'Unwanted vertical lines' are fast becoming one of the biggest problems new Final Cut Pro X editors encounter. What are those lines and cross-hatching on the FCPX timeline? We explain why they are there and how to remove them.

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How to Create the Stacy's Mom Effect in Final Cut Pro X

How to Create the Stacy's Mom Effect in Final Cut Pro X

March 07, 2018

In this tutorial we show you how to build the animating stroke outline or border around a moving object in Final Cut Pro X. All created within FCPX itself, we teach you a quick keying trick to achieve this effect. The look was made popular by the 'Stacy's Mom' video from the American rock band, Fountains of Wayne. 

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How to Create the Bourne Flashback Effect for Final Cut Pro X

How to Create the Bourne Flashback Effect for Final Cut Pro X

February 24, 2018

Everybody will be familiar with the flashback effect from the Jason Bourne series of films. We show you how to build the strobing, highlighted streak look into an effect plugin for Final Cut Pro X.

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How to Auto White Balance Colours in Final Cut Pro X 10.4

How to Auto White Balance Colours in Final Cut Pro X 10.4

January 30, 2018

In this tutorial we will show you how to get rid of unwanted colour casts using the Auto White Balance tool in Final Cut Pro X. We also publish a colour correction 'SuperTip' that's not to be missed.

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How to Make the 'Pleasantville' or 'Sin City' Effect in Final Cut Pro X 10.4

How to Make the 'Pleasantville' or 'Sin City' Effect in Final Cut Pro X 10.4

January 13, 2018

In this tutorial we will show you how to make the 'Pleasantville' or 'Sin City' isolated colour look with Final Cut Pro X's new color tools. (FCPX 10.4)

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How to Delete Final Cut Pro X Renders

How to Delete Final Cut Pro X Renders

December 19, 2017

In this simple tutorial we show you how to trash Final Cut Pro X's renders. It's easy and you can choose between deleting a Project or a Library's renders right in the app. No folders to navigate or original files deleted by mistake!

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How to Make Custom LUTS For Final Cut Pro X 10.4

How to Make Custom LUTS For Final Cut Pro X 10.4

December 15, 2017

In this tutorial, we will show you how to make your own custom LUTS for Final Cut Pro X colour grading (Version 10.4) We will concentrate on the latter as we would think most creative LUT use will be on the Timeline and not in the Inspector. 

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How to Trash Final Cut Pro X's Preferences

How to Trash Final Cut Pro X's Preferences

November 27, 2017

Its a question that comes up time and time again: How do you trash the preferences in Final Cut Pro X ?  The answer is easy! All FCPX editors should know how to do this quick reset, it is the first fix to try when something goes wrong.

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How to Combine Four 1080 Quadrant Videos Into 4K IN Final Cut Pro X

How to Combine Four 1080 Quadrant Videos Into 4K IN Final Cut Pro X

September 25, 2017

One question we got asked recently was how to combine four 1080 videos that had been shot in 'quadrants of 4k' into a full 4K (or more accurately) a UHD video clip using Final Cut Pro X. After some trials, we think we have come up with the best method. This is because some cameras and post production equipment record and playback in 1080 segments.

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