Final Cut Pro is non-linear video editing software developed by Macromedia Inc. and then by Apple Inc.

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Final Cut: how to playback sequence while capturing video?

When you open "log and capture" window, you can't use other FCP windows anymore. How can I listen to already captured video? I want to record my solo on top of rhythm which was captured before. I ...
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Importing an .fcp file into FCPX

A friend of mine created our wedding video in FCP and now that I've got the project I've been trying to import it into the trial copy of FCPX (off the App Store) but it doesn't like it. I've read on ...
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Selecting all clips on the right of the playhead

In Final Cut Pro 7, is it possible to select all clips and transitions on the right of the playhead with a shortcut?
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How to choose a VCR for pulling stock footage from VHS for theatrical release

I'm making a documentary and some of our historical footage is on VHS. I'll be capturing the footage into our Non-Linear editor (We already have the analog to digital converter worked out). What ...
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Pixelate effect when converting MOV to FLV via FFMPEG

I have a .MOV video -created with Final Cut Pro 7 - which I'm converting to .flv using FFMPEG. I'm very happy about the quality and the size of the output file, but whenever I have fade in/out ...
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Simple editing without re-encoding from the GoPro AVC codec?

Im looking for a fast workflow, where i can take my gopro video files, make simple cuts (no transisions, no effects, no audio manipulation), and cut them together into a clip and then export that edit ...
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How do you subtitle a video?

I am making a small video (not really a film) that has muffled/hard to understand dialogue. The video goes for about 2 minutes and I only need to subtitle roughly 2 sentences worth - so it's not a ...
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Adobe Premiere & Final Cut Pro project file standard?

Is there a standard for non-linear video project files? I want to create a slideshow of my life using jpg + mp3 files and want to be able to tweak it many years from now. My fear is that if I use ...
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Switching and Cutting Video and Audio Items Separately

In the Final Cut Pro 7 manual is explained how to switch and cut video and audio items separately. At the end, it says: However, independently switching video or audio angles breaks linking ...
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Final Cut Express vs. Final Cut Pro X vs. Final Cut Studio

I am looking at upgrading from Final Cut Express 3.5 to another Final Cut product. What are the pros/cons of Final Cut Pro X and Final Cut Studio? (In terms of functionality) EDIT: Which would you ...
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Checking duration of a marker-created subclip in Final Cut?

I just went through a long video clip in Final Cut 7, adding a marker as the speaker went into the next bullet point of his talk. I'm supposed to convert the clip into video podcasts less than 10 ...
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Problem exporting a mixture of PAL and ProRes 422 in FCP

I have a FCP sequence made of a mixture of ProRes 422 and PAL clips. As soon as I export it using "QuickTime Movie" (Apple ProRes 422 PAL 48KHz option), the quality of the ProRes clips is superb, but ...
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Final Cut Pro 7: Zoom without using “scale”

Here's what I want to do: I have footage witch I want to divide into several different squares at the same time (think "24"), while also cropping the footage so that I can show certain parts of the ...
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Is there a way to manage Final Cut project files under Linux or Windows?

I don't have a x86 Mac at hand I'm having trouble organising a large collection of Final Cut 7 projects. I have tried to run Final Cut under Virtualized OS X. But I have trouble installing it since ...
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Understanding Video Formats and Attributes for use in FCP7

My question(s) for you today regard the converting of videos from various cameras for use in Final Cut Pro 7. I have footage of the same event from different angles all shot on different cameras (Sony ...
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Removing an undesired object from a clip in Final Cut

I have a screen-cast clip. On a white background, I have an icon which I'd like to cover with a shape or something. In fact, I've tried using a vector shape and it partially does its job. The problem ...
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Automatically split takes into individual files in Final Cut Pro

One of my 'favourite' features in Adobe Premiere Pro CS family is automatic scene detection - its ability to spit out individual clips when capturing from tape using pause/stop information. As far as ...
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File compatibility for Final Cut Pro 7 project files with Adobe Premiere Pro CS4

The video editing labs in my university have Final Cut Pro 7 installed on them, and most projects that we work on are done in FCP. I don't have a Macbook so I personally use Adobe Premiere Pro CS4 ...
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The color in my Final Cut PX Viewer is way off

So I have a bunch of clips that I shot at 1080/24p/neutral with my T2i that all look pretty good which I'm trying to import into FCPx to assemble into a short film. When I first got FCPx last week, I ...