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Final Cut Pro 10.3 is here

Final Cut Pro 10.3 is here

Today Apple announced the immediate availability of Final Cut Pro X, version 10.3. It’s a huge update with a broad variety of new features, including a refined user…

MacBreak Audio Workflow

MacBreak Audio Workflow

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how he uses a compressor in Final Cut Pro X. In a this “meta” episode, Steve…

Adding hidden watermarks in Final Cut Pro X

Adding hidden watermarks in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to create “hidden” watermarks in Final Cut Pro X. Editors frequently work with temporary assets…

Working with vector graphics in Final Cut Pro X

Working with vector graphics in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, I show Steve Martin from Ripple Training how you can work with vector graphics in Final Cut Pro X. Natively, Final Cut Pro cannot import…

Creating XML templates in Final Cut Pro X

Creating XML templates in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to create XML templates for Final Cut Pro X. If you ever find yourself creating the same…

Tokyo Split Animator for Final Cut Pro X

Tokyo Split Animator for Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training reviews the Split Animator plugin for Final Cut Pro X from Tokyo Productions. Split Animator lets you arrange multiple clips…

Creating alternate edits with roles in Final Cut Pro X

Creating alternate edits with roles in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how to use roles in Final Cut Pro X to create alternate edit scenarios. Steve starts with a…

Grading with the Tangent Ripple in Final Cut Pro X

Grading with the Tangent Ripple in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training is joined by his lead editor Travis Richmond as they demonstrate the new Tangent Ripple with Final Cut Pro X…

Emancipate your titles in Final Cut Pro X

Emancipate your titles in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how you can free your titles in Final Cut Pro X. You didn’t know you needed…

Reimporting from Camera Archives in Final Cut Pro X

Reimporting from Camera Archives in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how you can get tripped up when restoring clips from a Camera Archive in Final Cut Pro X…

Reverse favoriting in Final Cut Pro X

Reverse favoriting in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training demonstrates a very interesting editing technique in Final Cut Pro X he terms “reverse favoriting.” The scenario: identifying…

Selective Audio Filtering in Final Cut Pro X

Selective Audio Filtering in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve Martin from Ripple Training shows us how he prefers to apply audio filters to a specific range of a clip. It’s a…

360VR compositing in Final Cut Pro X

360VR compositing in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, we move to Part 3 of our exploration into working with 360VR footage in Final Cut Pro X. If you missed Part 1, be sure…

360VR in Final Cut Pro X Part 2

360VR in Final Cut Pro X Part 2

This week on MacBreak Studio, we move to Part 2 of our exploration into working with 360VR footage in Final Cut Pro X. If you missed Part 1, be sure…

360VR video in Final Cut Pro X

360VR video in Final Cut Pro X

This week on MacBreak Studio, Steve and I dip our toes into the 360VR waters. (360 version available here using Chrome or Firefox) During my time at NAB this year…