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FCPX INs and OUTs - Trim Tool

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In this tutorial, Andy Neil shows off the new trim tool from FCPX, and explains the differences from how trimming is accomplished in FCP 7.



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Re: FCPX INs and OUTs - Trim Tool
by Andres Haldemyr
Thanks Andy, where can I leave the feedback?
@Andres Haldemyr
by Andy Neil
Go to the Final Cut Pro menu inside FCPX. There is a Provide Final Cut Pro Feedback seletion. I use it often to report any strange or unexpected behavior, as well as ask for enhancements.

Andy

http://www.timesavertutorials.com
Re: FCPX INs and OUTs - Trim Tool
by Andres Haldemyr
Thanks a lot for this very helpful tutorial Andy, everyday more I am convinced that fcpx is the future... a question that could be done better, maybe you have a direct channel to fcpx developers:
when you activate the trim tool, in any kind of the trim modes, you have the two reference windows opened, which is a big help. But as you know, instead of dragging with the mouse/pad you can use the shortcuts "," and "." for moving frame by frame, or both with shift (x5 frames).
But sadly when you use these shortcuts you won;t have the two reference windows, which is a petty. They should change that. I work a lot with these shortcuts.
@Andres Haldemyr
by Andy Neil
I completely agree. I've sent in my requests to Apple regarding what I'd like to see in the trim tools and that is one of the big ones. You should use the feedback feature in the File menu as well and tell Apple the same thing. They read all that feedback, and the more people who ask for a specific feature, the more likely it will be addressed.

Andy

http://www.timesavertutorials.com
Re: FCPX INs and OUTs - Trim Tool
by Ben Scott
be good to follow this up with a tutorial on trim to start/end and marked selection

also good to show lift and ripple delete in same tutorial

and position tool trim to achieve single sided trim as fcp7

starting to think this is the prefered way to work in keyboard to trim in FCPX as it doesnt do the expanded trim window and keyboard very well
Re: FCPX INs and OUTs - Trim Tool
by Steve Connor
Thanks for that, I've been editing solidly on FCPX for the last couple of months and I learned a couple of things I didn't know from this!

"My Name is Steve and I'm an FCPX user"


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