Dive into the exciting features of Final Cut Pro X with Packt's latest book and eBook

December 2012 | Cookbooks, Web Graphics & Video

Packt is pleased to announce the release of Final Cut Pro X Cookbook, a new book that will guide users to edit music videos, promos, documentaries, feature films and various other professional videos. Written in a Cookbook style, the book contains recipes with a range of tools to add built-in animated titles, transitions, and effects without complicated keyframing, and fix common sound and image issues.

About the Author:

Jason graduated from Penn State with degrees in film production and English. After spending a couple of years as an entertainment journalist for a newspaper, Jason returned to D.C. to strike out on his own, eventually starting up his own L.L.C.

Final Cut Pro X is a video production suite for Mac OS X from Apple Inc. and the successor to Final Cut Pro. It can analyze footage and audio for automatic sorting into groups and prepare it for quick, automatic fixes of defects such as camera shake, rolling shutter and color balance.

Final Cut Pro X Cookbook is filled with recipes that will take readers from the importing process and basic mechanics of editing up through the many advanced tools needed by top-tier editors on a daily basis. They will learn to edit videos efficiently and add professional, non-cheesy animated titles and transitions to enhance their videos’ look.

Filled with 300 images the book illustrates time-saving editing tools, problem-solving techniques and how to spice up videos with beautiful effects and titles. Users will learn about color correction tools, and shoot multicamera projects together with the newly introduced multicam tool. They will also be able to export videos to DVD, Blu-Ray, YouTube, Apple devices and other platforms.

The book comprises of 452 pages and covers topics such as:

Chapter 1: Importing Your Media Chapter

2: Customizing Your Workflow Chapter

3: Basic Editing Mechanics Chapter

4: Enhancing Your Editing Chapter

5: Sweetening and Fixing Your Sound Chapter

6: Practical Magic a.k.a Useful Effects Chapter

7: Titles, Transitions, and Generators Chapter

8: Get Your Movie to Move Chapter

9: Altering the Aesthetics of Your Image Chapter 10: Getting Your Project Out of FCPX

Editors interested in iMovie and who want more power with FCPX will find this book to be a useful read. The book is available in print and various electronic formats with Packt. For more information, please visit the books page at http://www.packtpub.com/final-cut-pro-x-cookbook/book



Final Cut Pro X Cookbook
A step-by-step guide with a great range of tools for editors of every skill level.

For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/final-cut-pro-x-cookbook/book

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