Final Cut Pro X gives you total control over your audio channels – what Final Cut Pro calls Components. We’ll show you how to organize your audio, so all your components are clearly labeled, and show you best practices for working with multi-channel synchronized clips.
Learn the Tools of Professional Sound Editing
You’ll learn how to apply and use EQs and Compressors for the purpose of making your dialogue and voiceovers stand out in the mix, and learn time-saving workflows for applying effects and volume adjustments to multiple audio components in your project.
Organize Your Soundtrack
This tutorial will teach you more than the what buttons to push. You’ll learn industry-proven workflows for organizing your dialogue, music and effects using Final Cut Pro’s Magnetic Timeline.
It’s All in the Mix
Professional sound editing often requires exporting D, M and E submixes for a network. You’ll learn how creating Role Components greatly simplifies the process of mixing and delivering master files.
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Sound Editing in Final Cut Pro 10.3 is one of the tutorials included in the FCP X 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
Sound Editing in Final Cut Pro X is for anyone who wants to improve the quality of their soundtracks. This tutorial assumes basic familiarity with Final Cut Pro X’s user interface. Users who are new to Final Cut Pro X should purchase Final Cut Pro 10.3 Core Training before working through this tutorial.
Previous experience with legacy versions of Final Cut Pro or other editing software is not required. Each step in the editing workflow is presented in easy-to-follow learning modules that include chapter markers you can use to navigate to the section you want to watch.
Software Version: Final Cut Pro 10.3 and later. A tutorial update may be available in the future, see our Upgrade Policy for more details.
Run Time: 2 hours 59 minutes
Project Media: The tutorial includes media files for following along in Final Cut Pro X.
Steve Martin is the creative force behind Ripple Training and has been using and teaching Final Cut Pro since 1999. Since Final Cut Pro’s introduction, he has introduced thousands of people to Final Cut Pro through his classes, workshops and training products. He has consulted and/or trained for Apple, Adobe, Disney, Canon, Walmart and other companies. He is also a writer, producer and avid photographer.Full Bio
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