Apple Final Cut Pro X

Day 8 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Temporarily enable a tool in Final Cut Pro X

Day 8 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Temporarily enable a tool in Final Cut Pro X

This is a simple little thing that makes the already fast Final Cut Pro X even faster: if you hold down the keyboard shortcut for a tool, FCPX temporarily turns…

Day 7 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Apply and Toggle audio fades in Final Cut Pro X

Day 7 #28daysofQuickTips 2018 – Apply and Toggle audio fades in Final Cut Pro X

I’m still quite perplexed that nearly 7 years after its release Final Cut Pro X still doesn’t have an audio-only dissolve transition that can be…

Awesome Hue Sampling in Final Cut Pro X

Awesome Hue Sampling in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training the differences between color sampling with color masks and hue curves in Final Cut Pro X. The 10…

Creating Color Contrast Looks in Final Cut Pro X

Creating Color Contrast Looks in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to use the extensive new color correction features in Final Cut Pro 10.4 to achieve the…

Kicking the tires on Final Cut Pro X 10.4’s new color grading tools

Kicking the tires on Final Cut Pro X 10.4’s new color grading tools

Here we are just over a year after the last major Final Cut Pro X update and we’re moving on to 10.4. This is an interesting update…

Ignite Express 2017 plug-ins: free FX for your NLE

Ignite Express 2017 plug-ins: free FX for your NLE

FX Home, makers of HitFilm Pro, earlier released Ignite Express 2017 plug-ins for Mac and PC, a free version of Ignite Pro for After Effects. Ignite Express 2017 contains…

Final Cut Pro X 10.4 announced and demoed at the FCPX Creative Summit

Final Cut Pro X 10.4 announced and demoed at the FCPX Creative Summit

“Later this year…”#FCPX pic.twitter.com/H9qoEzEw2L — Chris Fenwick (@chrisfenwick) October 27, 2017 If you happen to be in Cupertino at the Final Cut Pro X Creative…

Why FCP X? – 360° POV 

Why FCP X? – 360° POV 

VR, AR, XR, MR, 360. Last year, I sat through a discussion on these topics at the Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit in Cupertino. I had some interesting reactions…

Why Final Cut Pro X? A Producer’s POV – Feature Film: Daisy Winters

Why Final Cut Pro X? A Producer’s POV – Feature Film: Daisy Winters

My entire professional life has been ‘to protect the money.’ Final Cut Pro X is a fabulous cost-saving option and because we are working with original media…

Creating a Tilt-Shift Effect in Final Cut Pro X

Creating a Tilt-Shift Effect in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to create a tilt-shift effect on a drone shot in Final Cut Pro X. The process…

Creating a Pleasantville Effect in Final Cut Pro X

Creating a Pleasantville Effect in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how to use Final Cut Pro X’s color correction tools to isolate a color in a…

The one feature from VEGAS Pro I want in my other NLEs

The one feature from VEGAS Pro I want in my other NLEs

I’ve been able to sit down and play around with MAGIX VEGAS Pro a bit over the last few months and there’s one stand-out feature that I…

Incredible Shrinking Libraries in Final Cut Pro X

Incredible Shrinking Libraries in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, we celebrate our 400th episode! Besides the silliness (which we hope you enjoy), Steve Martin from Ripple Training gives us a very interesting media management…

Editing Temp Music in Final Cut Pro X

Editing Temp Music in Final Cut Pro X

Do you ever work with temp or watermarked music in Final Cut Pro X? Then you’ll definitely want to check out this week’s MacBreak Studio, where…

Scribeomatic and Chromatic coming for Final Cut Pro X

Scribeomatic and Chromatic coming for Final Cut Pro X

One bit of information worth mentioning that came out of NAB is a couple of upcoming products from CoreMelt. Roger Bolton of CoreMelt announced both of these new tools in…