Cutting and Trimming Techniques in the Timeline
Learn how to trim clips, adjust their duration, perform specific edits, and use all the tools associated with cutting clips.
33. How to Cut or Trim Clips Using the Blade Tool in Final Cut Pro
Need a way to chop clips in half, or cut pieces from your footage? Utilize the Blade tool in Final Cut Pro! In this video, we'll show you how to use the blade to make a single cut, multiple cuts across a stack, and other cool tricks.
34. How to Shorten or Extend Clips in Final Cut Pro
Don't spend another minute editing in Final Cut Pro without these techniques! In this video tutorial, we'll show you some basic and advanced ways to trim your clips or extend them in the timeline.
35. Ripple, Roll, Slip and Slide Edits in Final Cut Pro
While editing your clips in Final Cut Pro, it helps to add as many tricks to your arsenal as possible! So in this video tutorial, we'll reveal the four types of edits you can accomplish using the Select and Trim timeline tools.
36. See Your Edits Clearly With the Precision Editor in Final Cut Pro
What's going on under the surface when we're making cuts and trims in Final Cut Pro? In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to view your edits with more clarity and solve problems using the Precision Editor!
37. Achieve Frame Perfect Edits with the Nudge Shortcut in Final Cut Pro
Editing your videos but your mouse movements just aren't fine enough to nail down the timing of your edit? In this video tutorial, we'll show you some shortcut keys to nudge an edit point by single frames, or by increments of ten frames, to achieve those
perfect edits you're looking for.
38. Show Trimming Details in the Viewer For Better Editing in Final Cut Pro
The Show Trimming Details in the Viewer option is so useful that it's toggled on by default, but it's always good to know exactly what's going on! In this video tutorial, we'll demystify exactly what the viewer is showing during ripple, roll, slip, or
39. How to Use the Three Point Edit Technique in Final Cut Pro
The Three Point Edit is so commonly used that you've probably used it without even thinking - but now you know the term! In this video tutorial, we'll show you how to execute a three point edit, and we'll show you some examples using it to insert or connect
40. How to Use the Two Point Edit Technique in Final Cut Pro
The Two Point Edit technique is similar to the Three Point Edit, but it strictly depends on the playhead locations in the browser and timeline, as well as whether you choose a front or back timed edit. In this video tutorial, we'll show you some examples
of the Two Point editing technique in action!
41. How to Edit With Timecode Shortcuts in Final Cut Pro
Using the timecode for edits in Final Cut Pro is a great way to time video to your audio, or vice versa! In this video tutorial, we'll show you several edits you can execute using the timecode.
42. How to Create Split Edits in Final Cut Pro
You can use split edits in many different situations—in dialogue scenes, when cutting to illustrative B-roll footage during an interview, or when transitioning from one scene to another. Split edits help you create seamless edits from one shot to the next.