Apple Final Cut Pro X

Useful Tools for Editors – Back to School Edition

Useful Tools for Editors – Back to School Edition

It’s that time of year where the kids are once again getting up earlier than they want, breakfasts are fast, buses are waited on and learning begins anew…

Off The Tracks FCPX documentary now on YouTube in an abridged version

Off The Tracks FCPX documentary now on YouTube in an abridged version

If you follow the Final Cut Pro X world then you’ve probably heard of Off The Tracks. It’s a documentary by Bradley Olsen about the life…

Testing out the Loupedeck+ Final Cut Pro X integration

Testing out the Loupedeck+ Final Cut Pro X integration

I do realize I’m a bit behind in posting about the new Final Cut Pro X (and Adobe Audition) integration with the Loupedeck+ console but since we covered…

Final Cut Pro X updated to 10.4.6 to deal with Legacy Media

Final Cut Pro X updated to 10.4.6 to deal with Legacy Media

You may remember in December of last year that Apple let it be known that future versions of Final Cut Pro X would not support “legacy media” that…

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.4 adds Workflow Extensions as the highlight of a new update

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.4 adds Workflow Extensions as the highlight of a new update

Here we are on the heels of another FCPX Creative Summit, and we have a new release of Final Cut Pro X. It’s a dot release taking the…

Which non-linear editing application should a graduating high school senior be certified for?

Which non-linear editing application should a graduating high school senior be certified for?

There was a tweet the other day asking an interesting question about non-linear editing certification for a graduating high school senior and which NLE certification would be most valuable…

State of the NLE at Faster, Together 2018

State of the NLE at Faster, Together 2018

The Right Editing Software We’ve all at least seen it happen. Someone mentions an editing software. Someone else derides the intelligence of anyone who would use said software…

Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018

Apple prepares a new Final Cut Pro X update for NAB 2018

NAB 2018 will see an update to another NLE as Final Cut Pro X will hit version 10.4.1. This comes just a few months after the big 10…

Removing a Drone Shadow in Final Cut Pro X

Removing a Drone Shadow in Final Cut Pro X

Double trouble! This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin returns and shows us a very cool trick for removing a shadow from a video clip. Specifically…

Day 27 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Audition Adjustment Layers as Effect Collections in Final Cut Pro X

Day 27 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Audition Adjustment Layers as Effect Collections in Final Cut Pro X

Years ago before the release of Final Cut Pro X but after the first announcement many editors, myself included, were excited about this new Auditions feature that FCPX was going…

Day 21 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Use DaVinci Resolve free to test your XMLs and conforms

Day 21 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Use DaVinci Resolve free to test your XMLs and conforms

If you’re an editor who has to send out your projects to a colorist (besides being one of the lucky few in this age of one-man-bands…

Editor as Director in 360 Video with Final Cut Pro X

Editor as Director in 360 Video with Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Ripple Training’s Steve Martin shows us how the editor can be the director when it comes to working with 360 video in Final…

Day 15 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Reader Final Cut Pro X QuickTips

Day 15 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Reader Final Cut Pro X QuickTips

As you may have heard we are looking for reader QuickTips for this 2018 edition of #28daysofQuickTips including Final Cut Pro X QuickTips. Send in a good one and you…

Day 10 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Using Final Cut Pro X as the ultimate sound effects and music browser

Day 10 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Using Final Cut Pro X as the ultimate sound effects and music browser

There was a Facebook post in an Avid editing group the other day that reminded me of one of my favorite uses for Final Cut Pro X: as a lightning…

Day 9 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Quickly connect a title in Final Cut Pro X

Day 9 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Quickly connect a title in Final Cut Pro X

One of the strengths of Final Cut Pro X is its fancy graphics and titles, courtesy of Motion templates, 3D text and a very active third party development ecosystem. But…