Final Cut Pro X is by far my most used app on the Mac, as I use it to produce a large swath of the content on our YouTube channel. As a long-time proponent of Apple’s flagship NLE, I’d like to use this week’s edition of Friday 5 to share some of my favorite Final Cut Pro X tips for those of you who use the app to create content for YouTube. Show More Summary
When Final Cut Pro X (FCP X) launched to replace version 7, it sent shockwaves through the professional editing community. Many users had moved to FCP 7 from Avid because it was cheaper, and after much development on Apple's part, was capable of doing professional jobs. Show More Summary
I’ve used a handful of NLEs on macOS, and each has their strength, but Final Cut Pro X gets so many of the little things right that my appreciation for the app grows a little bit each time I use it. Final Cut Pro X may not be the most powerful way to edit videos, but it blends ease-of-use with power user features like no other app in its class. Show More Summary
Editors Keys makes Mac and Windows keyboards that are premarked with shortcuts for content creation and editing applications such as Final Cut, Photoshop and Ableton Live. They also have keyboard covers for MacBook and Surface Pro systems.
Final Cut Pro X has been used for everything from ads to Hollywood movies, but the software didn’t get the easiest of rides from the industry when Apple first launched the radically-different version of the app. Now a film editor who...Show More Summary
Apple on Thursday released a pair of updates for Final Cut Pro and iMovie, addressing a handful of problems and improving the overall stability and performance of both video editing apps.
Apple this evening has released minor updates to iMovie and Final Cut Pro for Mac. The updates bring the former to version 10.1.6 and the latter to version 10.3.4, including primarily bug fixes and performance improvements for both more…
Lewan sacrificed for the good of the Preds. Taylor Lewan emerged as one of the Nashville Predators’ biggest fans during the team’s march to the Stanley Cup Finals. However, his fandom may have come at a cost. The Pro Bowl left tackle...Show More Summary
Few filmmakers have embraced the extended director’s cut as much as Ridley Scott. Plenty of other directors dabble in the form, but results vary. When George Lucas revisited the original Star Wars trilogy, adding new special effects and splicing in scenes that were originally left on the cutting room floor, fans grew irate. Show More Summary
Kevin Hamm: Captions can be just text at timecode, which is simple. In their most complex, they are styled, located text at timecode. That’s it. Nothing more. I work in text and titles and timecode every day in every video I do, so there is no reason that this simple function isn’t baked in at this point. Show More Summary
If you find yourself hanging out for a while at a scenic spot, creating a timelapse video can be a great way to share the experience with friends. The iPhone, of course, has a built-in timelapse feature – and a very clever one it is too. Show More Summary
If you’re looking to build a Hackintosh that can serve as a competent Windows gaming rig on the side, then a build powered by an Nvidia GPU is a good choice. In our most recent Hackintosh build, we paired an Intel i7 6700k with Nvidia’s fastest gaming GPU, the 1080 Ti. The results weren’t all that surprising. Show More Summary
If you’d like to add tracked text to Final Cut Pro X, there are many ways to go about doing so. For instance, I used to faux-track objects manually by using keyframes. Needless to say that was quite the tedious endeavor. Tracking text...Show More Summary
This week, on The CultCast: Apple stores are about to get a massive 2.0 overhaul, and we’ve got all the details. Plus: why the iPhone 8 may launch super late and with no OLED; Final Cut Pro X hits a massive milestone; Google co-founder makes a flying car, and you’re gonna want one; and we […] (via Cult of Mac - Tech and culture through an Apple lens)
3D and VR plugin developer Tim Dashwood is joining Apple and has since made all of his 3D and 360 VR plugins completely free. Compatible with Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, and Motion — the available plugins, once worth over $1,000, can be downloaded for free from FxFactory. Show More Summary
Final Cut Pro X -- once a controversial redesign of Apple's professional video editing suite -- has topped 2 million users, the company announced at this week's National Association of Broadcasters conference in Las Vegas.
2017-era Apple doesn’t brag about adoption figures in the same way the company used to under Steve Jobs. But at this week’s annual National Association of Broadcasters conference it made an exception. Specifically, Apple revealed that...Show More Summary
Apple has announced that it now has two million Final Cut Pro X users – or ‘seats,’ in the terminology used when speaking to an audience at the National Association of Broadcasters’ annual conference. Apple said that it hit the milestone some five and a half years after launching version 10 of the professional video editing app. Show More Summary
Apple has reportedly hired a virtual reality (VR) plugin developer called Tim Dashwood, according to Final Cut Pro community site fcp.co, fuelling speculation that Apple is secretly working on a number of VR projects. Over the last nine...Show More Summary
Renowned cinematographer and VR and 3D plugin creator Tim Dashwood snapped up by Apple. Apple has reportedly hired Tim Dashwood, the Toronto, Canada-based founder of Dashwood Cinema Solutions, co-founder of Stereo3D Unlimited, and creator of numerous 3D and VR editing plugins for Final Cut Pro X. From FCP.co: Two bits of good news. Show More Summary