Video Control Board

Final Cut Pro X

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Transition

 

  • Transition replaces one clip's end portion with another clip. 

  • Command + T will add a basic transition between the clips. This will be of 1 second

    • If the audio is not detached, the transition will be apply to your audio too

    • You can manually select either start or end portion and apply the transition to your desired position

  • You can manually adjust the length of transition by mouse or by giving timecode value

  • Choose verity of transition that are available in FCP

  • From the above list of transition, you can set your preferred one as default transition. 

  • you can manure the transition in inspector window.

Resize

  • To resize, Click the pop-up menu in the lower-left corner of the viewer and choose Transform, then adjust the Transform effect using the onscreen controls

    • Use blue handles at each corner to do the adjustments

    • You can adjust the same with the help of inspector window

  • Smart confirm is an easy method to resize your image. go to Modify>Smart confirm

TRIM

  • To trim, Click the pop-up menu in the lower-left corner of the viewer and choose Crop, Click the Trim button at the bottom of the viewer

    • Adjust the effect using the onscreen controls

CROP

  • Click the pop-up menu in the lower-left corner of the viewer and choose Crop (or 
    press Shift-C).Choose Crop button at the bottom of the viewer.

    • Adjust the effect using the onscreen controls

Ken Burns

 

The Ken Burns effect creates a pan and zoom effect using the start and end positions you 
define

  • Click the pop-up menu in the lower-left corner of the viewer and choose Crop (or 
    press Shift-C)

  • Click the Ken Burns button at the bottom of the viewer

    • Drag the green handles To choose the part of the image that appears at the start of the effect,

    • Drag the red handles to choose the part of the image that appears at the end of the effect

DISTORT

You can use the Distort effect to skew or distort the image. This will allows you to create a 3D perspective to the image

  • Click the pop-up menu in the lower-left corner of the viewer and choose Distort (or 

press Option-D) choose Distort

  • Adjust the effect using the onscreen controls

built-in effects

Final Cut Pro comes with the default video effects.  Click the Effects button in the top-right corner of the Final Cut Pro timeline to see the list of available effects

           

Keyboard shortcuts

  • Command + T Default Transition

  • Control + VVideo Animation

  • Option + E - Default video Effect

  • Command + 5 - Built-in effects