There are many ways to set up your library and we’ll show our best practices for organizing your library that will save you time and prevent frustration down the road.
Take Your Projects with You
Whether you are single editor at home or work in a collaborative environment, we’ll show you step-by-step what you need to do in order to make your video projects portable.
Archive Your Projects
Your work doesn’t end when you share a project. You’ll learn the important steps involved in shrinking the footprint of your Libraries and Projects, so that you can maintain archives of your valuable work with a minimal footprint.
Gather Your Eggs in One Basket
We teach you the most common media management scenarios that you’re likely to face then give you practical strategies for copying, moving and deleting your media.
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Media Management in Final Cut Pro 10.3 is one of the tutorials included in the FCP 10.3 Essentials Bundle. The Essentials Bundle is highly recommended for anyone that wants an immersive curriculum that teaches fundamental workflows that unlock the full creative potential of Apple’s Final Cut Pro X software. Learn FCP X in a truly hands-on experience by working with included project media in an easy-to-grasp way that’s taught by a professional instructor.
Importing, rating, and organizing your media in a new project
Understanding the types of trimming tools available, and when to use them
Improving the quality of your dialogue, music and sound effects
Enhancing the emotional impact of your video using the Color Board
Copying, moving & deleting media, working with proxy media, & collaborating with other editors
Over 12 hours of highly focused training that is streamable, searchable, and downloadable
Media Management & Collaboration in Final Cut Pro 10.3 was designed for users who are already fluent in Final Cut Pro X. As an intermediate level tutorial, it assumes you are comfortable with Final Cut Pro X’s user interface. This tutorial is for users of Final Cut Pro X who want to improve their understanding of how to manage their media on single or multiple computers. Users who are new to Final Cut Pro X should purchase Final Cut Pro X Core Training before working through this tutorial.
Software Version: Final Cut Pro 10.3 or later. A tutorial update may be available in the future, see our Upgrade Policy for more details.
Mark Spencer is a bay-area based producer, editor, teacher and writer. Mark is also an Apple-certified instructor for Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5 and the author or coauthor of 5 books on Motion, including the Apple Pro Training Series Motion 5, all from Peachpit Press.Full Bio
Designed as a companion tutorial to our best-selling Warp Speed Editing in Final Cut Pro X, you’ll learn how to quickly create effects and dynamic visuals to enhance your story while creating maximum viewer impact.