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September 20, 2019 10
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Using Edit (W/E) shortcuts on secondary magnetic timeline

You will have to select the secondary storyline. You may want to lift the music from the primary storyline. Right Click on the music and choose Lift From Storyline. That will move it below. Then you can...

September 19, 2019 5
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ProRes Raw Editing – Only used clips on external SSD

Hi Drew, We do not have any ProRes Raw to test with. However, if it is a separate clip in the timeline you are making a change to, it should be the only clip that needs rendering. So it does sound like...

August 27, 2019 5
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Export and import audio wav files with markers

Hi Mikael, unfortunately I don't believe it is possible. I know for sure that Final Cut Pro X will not read chapter markers on imported files. And having never tried including chapter markers on a wav...

August 5, 2019 5
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June 25, 2019 10
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Using Audio Compression and Noise Reduction (e.g. iZotope) proper workflow?

There is not set rule for the order of operations. Many think that you should perform your repair work or processing before normalization(Compression). But will then turn around and say that it depends...

June 25, 2019 5
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FCPX Lock Layer

Unfortunately there is not.

June 25, 2019 5
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Create Multicams at project size or footage size?

You could create a 4K Multicam Clip and edit it into a 1080 timeline. This will allow you to reframe without loss of quality, I believe up to 200%.

April 16, 2019 5
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Link Audio to Video

Hi John, it sounds like you are talking about a connected storyline. It is hard to tell without a visual aid. But if it is a connected storyline you can right click on any of the clips and choose Lift...

April 8, 2019 5
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In FCPX, how do I do layered f/x of covering text, as if a person is walking in front of a title?

Add a Mask to the title from the Effects Browser. Draw Mask is probably your best bet. You will need to then animate each control point with keyframes.

April 3, 2019 5
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Seeing Library Videos?

Hi Mary, you need to open your other projects. When clicking on a Library, the media browser(at the top left) will display all of the media you imported and any projects created. Scroll to the top of the...

March 26, 2019 5
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Is there a way to shorten a title in Titlemations without losing animations?

The out animation should not disappear when trimming the title. Are you just simply trimming the title to match the length? Is Animate Off still enabled? Any more info on your workflow that you can provided...

March 14, 2019 5
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Default linear keyframes in FCPX

Unfortunately there is now way to change the default for keyframes. You could try right clicking on the keyframe control points in the viewer and choose Lock Point once you have positioned it where you...

January 28, 2019 5
Commented on a post

After posting my answer I saw the title to the post. The preview in Final Cut is strictly a confidence check. You will need to choose a thumbnail on YouTube or upload a custom one.

December 6, 2018 2
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Select YouTube Thumbnail in FCPX before uploading to YoiuTube

Hi Malcolm, are you referring to the Youtube Thumbnail?

December 6, 2018 5
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Need help finding a project in a massive library

Hello David, all projects exist inside of a Library. If your drive is connected, in Final Cut Pro X navigate to the File Menu. There should be an option that says Open Library with a right facing triangle....

November 8, 2018 5
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October 4, 2018 10
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Warp Speed Editing and sync’ing clips

Hi Chris, the easiest way is to use audio for Synchronization. This will only work if both clips you are syncing contain the same audio. One clip contains the quality Audio and the other has a scratch...

October 4, 2018 5
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Command M is a fail

Hi Craig, this appears to be a bug. I was able to get the same result as you. Interestingly, if you create and use your own Command Set it works as intended. You will learn about Command Sets later in...

August 28, 2018 5
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Using 1080p and 4K clips with Multicam feature in FCPX

The easiest solution would probably be to jump inside of the Multicam clip and scale down the 4K angle. If you scale it down inside the Multicam clip, that change will be reflected in every instance of...

June 14, 2018 5
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