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The industry’s top editors, motion graphics artists, and experts offer their best advice, how-tos, and insights—all in the name of helping you become a better editor and graphics artist.

A free series of short, highly-focused video lessons that will guide you through the basics of using Final Cut Pro 10.3 using provided media, so you can quickly begin editing and delivering a short video project from start to finish.

Final Cut Pro 10.3 is full of new features, workflow improvements and editing enhancements wrapped in a redesigned interface that puts the focus on your content. In this free 8-lesson tutorial series, Steve & Mark showcase the features in Final Cut Pro 10.3 that will matter most to you as an editor.

How to Use Ken Burns with Ripple Whips

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode of MacBreak Studio, Mark shows you how to combine the power of the Ken Burns effect with Ripple Training's amazing Ripple Whips transitions.

Understanding Blend Modes in Final Cut Pro

June 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Have you ever wondered what the different blend modes in Final Cut Pro do? We did too, so we decided to spell it all out for you as concisely as possible.

Shrinking a Library in Final Cut Pro X

June 13th, 2017|3 Comments

In our 400th episode Mark and Steve get out of the studio, and work their Final Cut Pro magic in the Great Outdoors. If you've ever accidentally copied media into a library (creating unwanted duplicates) and want to get it out quickly, this tip is for you.

How to Edit Temp Music in Final Cut Pro X

June 6th, 2017|3 Comments

Mark Spencer shows you a clever trick that allows you to replace temporary watermarked music with the non-watermarked version, without having to re-edit to fit your project.

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Creating a Type-On Title in Motion 5.3

May 16th, 2017|3 Comments

Create a title with type-on text and a blinking cursor using our new free plugin.

Editing Connected Storylines

May 9th, 2017|2 Comments

Steve shows you some handy tips for editing with connected Storylines.

NAB 2017 Follow Up

May 2nd, 2017|2 Comments

Steve gives you a brief explanation of some of the exciting FCP X and DaVinci Resolve news from NAB 2017.

Develop Keyboard Superpowers in Final Cut Pro X

May 2nd, 2017|1 Comment

In this episode, Noah Kadner of shares some great tips on setting up custom keyboard command sets and locating new keyboard commands after an update.

How to Tag YouTube Videos in Final Cut Pro X

May 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode of Final Cut Pro X in Under5 Minutes, Steve shares how to save a ton of time by tagging your YouTube videos within Final Cut Pro X, prior to uploading.

Using Symbols & Symbol Fonts in Motion

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

In this episode, Mark shows you a cool way to better sort fonts into collections, so that you can quickly access exactly what you need when working with titles in Motion.

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