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Apple Final Cut Pro X: In-Depth

via CreativeLive



  • Import media into Apple Final Cut Pro X
  • Use its media management tools to organize your files
  • Explore the endless possibilities for creating amazing video effects and dig into audio.
  • Sharpen the skills you need to edit, trim, and combine clips to create a dynamic, engaging final cut.


Apple® Final Cut Pro® X has been rocking the film editing world since its initial release in 1999. Today, eleven upgrades later, the video editor's users number in the millions and its editing tools have powered major motion picture and small screen edits. Join Larry Jordan to learn what makes this video editing software so powerful, versatile, and indispensable.

Now an industry standard video editor alongside options like Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro X encompasses pro-level editing tools for Mac. Final Cut Pro is a Mac-only program with professional tools that blow the free video editing software and budget video editors like iMovie, Adobe Premiere Elements, and Movie Maker out of the water. The video software can handle everything from 360-degree video to Hollywood-level productions. But navigating those advanced editing tools is a daunting task for beginners. Pretending Final Cut Pro is an intuitive, beginners program will only leave you frustrated and missing the biggest features.


Whether you are brand new to editing, self-taught, or a seasoned pro, this course will take your editing skills and Apple Final Cut Pro X mastery to a whole new level, from upload to save.

Apple Final Cut Pro X


Larry Jordan is an internationally-renowned consultant, digital media analyst, and trainer with over 35 years of experience as a television producer, director, and editor with national broadcast and corporate credits. He is recognized as the foremost trainer in both Apple Final Cut Pro (Mac) and Adobe Premiere Pro (Mac and Windows) where his informative and entertaining teaching style provides video editors around the world with unique resources to increase productivity and enhance their skills. Jordan is on the faculty at both USC and Video Symphony and the host of the weekly podcast.


  • Introduction
  • Key Terms
  • System Configuration and RAID Storage
  • Q&A with Creating an Efficient Workflow
  • Interface and Media Management
  • Importing Media Part 1
  • Importing Media Part 2
  • Ratings and Keywords
  • Reviewing Clips for Edit
  • Importing Clips
  • Editing an Interview Demo
  • Replace Edit and Timeline Index
  • Compound Clips and Auditions
  • Editing Review
  • Trimming Part 1
  • Trimming Part 2
  • How We Hear
  • Audio Key Terms with Q&A
  • Audio Basics, Meters, and Inspector
  • Audio Q&A
  • Dual System Sound and Audio Analysis
  • Multicam Editing Part 1
  • Multicam Editing Part 2
  • Transitions Part 1
  • Transitions Part 2
  • Formatting and Animating Titles
  • Additional Effects
  • Editing and Trimming Review
  • Changing Speed of a Clip
  • Inspector Effects
  • The Effects Browsers and Generators
  • Blend Modes
  • Effects Q&A
  • Simple Effects
  • Intro to Color Correction
  • Video Scopes
  • Color Correcting for Video
  • Color Correcting Skintone
  • Color Correction Q&A
  • Audio Effects Part 1
  • Audio Effects Part 2
  • Exporting and Sharing

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Larry Jordan


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