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Final Cut Pro: 3 Amateur Transitions To Avoid

If you want to start out using transitions when using Final Cut Pro, then you will have to be careful to avoid creating the types of transitions which will make you look like an amateur....[more]

Final Cut Pro: 6 Common Types of Transitions and Why Use Them

There are a number of common types of transitions that you can use when you are working on a project in Final Cut Pro. The transitions are there to help you move from one frame to...[more]

Final Cut Pro: Alert Messages When Trimming

In Final Cut Pro, trimming (or trim edits) is one of the most effective tools for quickly making selected clips longer or shorter in duration. You can use trimming to add or subtract frames from...[more]

Final Cut Pro: What Is Snapping?

Snapping is a useful feature in Final Cut Pro that will allow you to quickly align a large number of clips or tracks without creating gaps. Snapping makes it easier for you to perform common...[more]

Final Cut Pro: What is Trimming?

In Final Cut Pro, trimming is a process used to make a clip in a sequence longer or shorter. Trimming is an effective tool when you need to fine tune the edit points between clips...[more]

Final Cut Pro: Stereo Pairs

If you want to use music in Final Cut Pro, then you may be well advised to change the solution from mono to stereo pairs. You will be able to move from mono audio to...[more]

Final Cut Pro: The Differences of Editing Audio in the Viewer vs. the Timeline

There are a number of differences between editing your audio files in the Viewer windows and using the Timeline. These differences occur in the way that you handle the changes between marking the audio file,...[more]

Final Cut Pro Multiclip Editing: Switching and Cutting Between Angles

Final Cut Pro allows you to work seamlessly with multiclip angles in the Timeline or Viewer. You use 'Switching' to change the active angle in a multiclip without creating an edit in the Viewer or...[more]

Final Cut Pro: Editing with Multiclips in Real Time

Final Cut Pro allows you to edit multiclips in real time with the 'Multiclip Playback' feature. With this feature, you can switch and cut multiclip angles instantly and in real time. Enabling the Multiclip Playback...[more]

Final Cut Pro: Creating Multiclip Sequences

Creating multiclip sequences is one of the biggest challenges for new video editors. However, Final Cut Pro makes working with multiclip sequences fairly easy. The secret to creating good multiclip sequences begins with the shooting...[more]

Final Cut Pro: How To Prepare Clips to Be Used as Multiclip Angles

The function of the multiclip is to allow you to look at a series of small films, all happening at the same time, rather than a single large film which takes up the whole of...[more]

Final Cut Pro: What is a Multiclip?

Final Cut Pro has had a multiclip function since its early inception, and while there were some problems with the system initially, the multiclip function works just as well as any other part of the...[more]

Using Titles from Illustrator in Adobe Premiere

If you create still image files with Illustrator, Adobe Premiere can easily import those files into projects or clip sequences created in Premiere. Adobe Premiere offers native support for Adobe Illustrator .ai files and can...[more]

Importing Photoshop Layers into Premiere

If you have an Adobe Premiere system, then you may like to consider importing some Photoshop layers onto your movie or clip. Adding Photoshop layers to a different piece of software can seem like a...[more]

Tropical Beach Effect in Adobe Premiere

In order to get the best out of your Adobe Premiere software, you should be prepared to make a number of special effects, such as the Tropical Beach. All of these effects are created using...[more]

How to Quickly Capture Video in Premiere

If you need to quickly capture video using Adobe Premiere, then the simplest way is to use an adapted fire wire port. There are many different versions of visual devices which you can download onto...[more]

Final Cut Pro: 4 Tips for Arranging Clips in the Timeline

When you want to sequence a series of clips, then Final Cut Pro timeline is the best way of doing this without making too many mistakes. The clips can be arranged in this area so...[more]

Final Cut Pro: What are Merged Clips?

When you are working on Final Cut Pro, you may need to combine clips into one area. Merged clips are made from one video clip and a number of audio clips. There are a number...[more]

DVD Studio Pro: Making a Photo Slideshow

DVD Studio Pro allows the user to create a photo slideshow. The duration of the slideshow can be determined by DVD Studio Pro or the user. The option to add audio to the photo slideshow is...[more]

Creating Menus within DVD Studio Pro

Creating menus with DVD Studio Pro is very easy and shouldn't take long to do. DVD Studio Pro is one of the most popular video editing applications available for the Apple OSx operating system. DVD...[more]

Creating 3D Moving Text in Adobe Premiere

One of the most enjoyable features of Adobe Premiere is the way in which you can have fun with everyday materials, such as 3D moving text or animated insect swarms. Whatever kind of animation you...[more]

Final Cut Pro: Replace, Fit to Fill and Superimpose

When you are using Final Cut Pro to edit your films, you should be aware of particular editing sites which can get you the best for your needs. Using the Replace, Fit to Fill and...[more]

5 Most Useful Adobe Premiere Tips

If you are looking for Adobe Premiere tips that will help you to use the powerful video editing program faster and more efficiently, you are in the right place. Use the following Premiere tips to...[more]

Creating a Dreamy Look in Adobe Premiere

Creating the dream look to your video clips in Adobe Premiere Pro can be considered an advanced special effect. There isn't a dream look effect in the 'Video Effects Bin' so you need to create...[more]

Simulating Bleach Bypass in Adobe Premiere

If you would like to add a cool bleach bypass effect to video footage, you will be pleased to know that Adobe Premiere can accomplish the task in a few easy to follow steps. So,...[more]

White and Black Diffusion in Adobe Premiere

With Adobe Premiere, you can use white and black diffusion to give your videos an interesting and more enhanced look. Applying white and black diffusion to your video images requires a few steps; however, the...[more]

Linking Clips in Adobe Premiere

Adobe Premiere provides you with powerful timeline management features, such as the ability to manipulate a linked clip or lock tracks on the timeline. In Adobe Premiere, linked clips are clips that contain both an...[more]

How to Edit YouTube Videos in Adobe Premiere

If you are looking for a way to edit YouTube videos that you have made, you might find this more difficult than uploading one in the first place. The YouTube video uses a format called...[more]

Creating an Insect Swarm in Adobe Premiere

There are many interesting and entertaining things that you can create on Adobe Premiere, including an insect swarm which can be made using the after effects function. Swarms can be made from very small amounts...[more]

Mass Link Missing Premiere Media Files

If you've ever lost the path reference or relative path information for a project in Adobe Premiere, you're sure to need a way to mass link the items in your project in order to avoid...[more]

Convert .vob to .avi in Adobe Premiere

While older versions of Adobe Premiere had problems with working with the default .VOB files that are used to create DVD discs, Adobe Premiere CS4 has no problems whatsoever importing and converting these types of...[more]

Color Correcting with RGB Curves in Premiere

Simple color correcting techniques can allow you to make dramatic improvements in your videos. However, many new video and film editors often overlook color correction and its benefits when producing a video. While factors such...[more]

Working with Offline Files in Adobe Premiere

When you are working with Adobe Premiere, you may need to work with offline files. An offline file can be a place where you keep the information for a number of media files that are...[more]

Setting Auto Saving in Adobe Premiere

If you have been using Adobe premiere for a long time, then you may already be familiar with the concept of auto saving your work as it goes along. Adobe automatically saves your work after...[more]

Changing Adobe Premiere Project Window Display Options

If you want to make any changes to your display options in your Adobe Premiere project window, then you should make a note of the settings which are already in place, in case you ever...[more]

How to Make a Professional Title in Premiere

If you need to make a professional title for your video, then you can use Adobe Premiere to do this, rather than relying upon Photoshop. One way of getting this done is to import professional...[more]

How to View Clips in Adobe Premiere

Adobe Premiere allows you to easily view clips much in the same way you would view them on a normal video monitor. Adobe Premiere allows you to preview clips within the program and also allows...[more]

How to Manage Clips in Adobe Premiere Bins

Clips in Adobe Premiere project files are stored in bins. Bins allow you to manage your media files much in the same way you do normal files on your Mac or Windows computer. A bin...[more]

How to Re-Interpret Clips in Adobe Premiere

Generally speaking, clips in Adobe Premiere will play without much need to do anything special to them. Premiere supports a wide variety of popular video formats, which means that it will be able to import...[more]

How to Monitor Window Playback Controls in Premiere

The monitor window allows you to watch all of your movies with complete control, while using the tools and buttons beneath for all of the editing functions that you need. if you are looking for...[more]

Using Workspace Tools in Adobe Premiere

Using the workspace tools Adobe Premiere provides can be a little confusing if you're not familiar with the program. If this is your first time editing, then don't get frustrated. Use this informational guide to...[more]

How to Adjust Video Effects Settings in Premiere

Video effects are an excellent means to making a good video production great. In Adobe Premiere, any alteration you make to a video clip is considered an effect. Flipping a video, adjusting the brightness contrast,...[more]

Working with Audio on Timeline in Premiere

The timeline in Premiere not only allows you to quickly and easily apply many types of edits to video tracks, you can also use the timeline to work with audio files as well. Adobe Premiere...[more]

Multiplying Audio Tracks in Adobe Premiere

Working with audio tracks can often become very complicated when creating high quality sound design. Sound is just as important as the image. In fact, sometimes it can be be more important as an audience...[more]

How to Animate Fire in Adobe Premiere

If you want to give your video a special effect such as fire, Adobe Premiere is a great piece of software to use. With your Adobe software, you can make fire on the video that...[more]

How to Use Track Matte Key in Premiere

Creating different kinds of color through key in Premiere is one way to develop your skills as an Adobe designer. The Track Matte Key will help you to build lots of different looks, and it...[more]

How to Create a Planet in Adobe Premiere

If you are looking for interesting effects to create in Adobe Premiere, then why not create a planet? Making a computerized image of a planet using this software is not too difficult, once you know...[more]

Final Cut Pro: Linking Behavior in Audio Channel Pairs

One of the most popular features in Final Cut Pro is its ability to link video and audio clip items together; however, you can also link audio channel items together in stereo pairs. This is...[more]

Final Cut Pro: How To Get Clip Items Back in Sync

With Final Cut pro, there are several ways to get items back in sync if they have been mistakenly moved in the timeline or otherwise fell out of sync. In fact, getting items back in...[more]

Final Cut Pro: 4 Tips for Performing Basic Cut Edits

In Final Cut Pro, cut edits are used to weed out portions of clips or sequences you don't want to use. Performing cut edits in Final Cut Pro is a snap, and this list of...[more]

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