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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Express HD

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Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Express HD

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  • Copyright 2006
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-321-33533-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-33533-3

The only Apple-authorized guide to Final Cut Express HD 3.5, this book delivers the techniques you need to make movie magic with DV or HDV footage. Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of video editing and finishing, with hands-on projects to complete as you go. All the files you need are on the included DVD-ROM. You’ll learn how to make effective edits and adjust them precisely; create polished transitions and sophisticated composites; add audio tracks, titles, and speed and motion effects; then color-correct and finish your video for export to DVD or the Web. Whether you’re a student, a devoted amateur who’s serious about digital video, or a professional who needs a comprehensive editing program for your home computer, you’ll find everything you need to learn Final Cut Express HD 3.5 within the pages of this book. DVD-ROM includes lesson and media files for over 20 hours of training.


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Table of Contents

Table ofContents

Lesson 1    Covering the Basics
Lesson 2    Editing Video
Lesson 3    Working with a Project
Lesson 4    Working in the Timeline
Lesson 5    Working in the Viewer
Lesson 6    Making Edits
Lesson 7    Editing to the Timeline
Lesson 8    Other Editing Options
Lesson 9    Trimming an Edit Point
Lesson 10    Fine-Tuning Edit Points
Lesson 11    Customizing Your Project
Lesson 12    Capturing Digital Video
Lesson 13    Working with Audio
Lesson 14    Applying Audio and Video Transitions
Lesson 15    Adding Titles and Other Items
Lesson 16    Finishing Your Project


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