Product Cover Image

Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Diana Weynand

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Feb 16, 2013


Revised for Final Cut Pro X 10.0.7 and featuring compelling footage, this best-selling, Apple-certified guide provides a strong foundation in all aspects of video editing. Renowned author Diana Weynand starts with basic video editing techniques and takes students all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful features. This Second Edition covers the latest terminology and interface changes including those to the Viewer, Toolbar, Timeline, and menus. Coverage of new and enhanced features includes compound clips, multichannel audio editing, and exporting roles.


Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of video editing and finishing, using professional-quality and broadcast footage.


·        DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files for over 40 hours of training

·        Focused lessons take students step-by-step through professional, real-world projects

·        Accessible writing style puts an expert instructor at their side

·        Ample illustrations and keyboard shortcuts help them master techniques fast

·        Lesson goals and time estimates help plan their time

·      Chapter review questions summarize what they’ve learned and prepare them for the Apple Certified Pro Exam      

Table of Contents

Getting Started
Preparing to Edit in Final Cut Pro X
Lesson 1 Exploring the Interface
Lesson 2 Importing Media
Lesson 3 Organizing Clips in an Event
Crafting the Story
Lesson 4 Building the Rough Cut
Lesson 5 Finishing the Rough Cut
Lesson 6 Fine-Tuning the Rough Cut
Completing the Cut
Lesson 7 Applying Transitions
Lesson 8 Working with Sound
Lesson 9 Working with Titles, Generators, and Themes
Applying Effects and Finishing
Lesson 10 Retiming and Transforming Clips
Lesson 11 Applying Effects and Enhancing Color
Lesson 12 Sharing Your Project
Downloading Lesson Files

Purchase Info ?

With CourseSmart eTextbooks and eResources, you save up to 60% off the price of new print textbooks, and can switch between studying online or offline to suit your needs.

Once you have purchased your eTextbooks and added them to your CourseSmart bookshelf, you can access them anytime, anywhere.

Buy Access

Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro X, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition
Format: Safari Book

$27.49 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-340953-6