TME Project – Using the Final Cut Pro

As you all know by now 😉 My biggest role in this project was to edit all the videos + photos and create vlogs.

It was quite a time consuming and hard job since I had barely any experiences on editing videos professionally – so that it can be uploaded on to the YouTube. I am sure there are people who are just as lost as I was/am around the world. Hope this can help you to start editing videos!

So the program I used is Final Cut Pro X. I found this much simpler, simply because it is quite similar to the iMovie. Screen Shot 2017-11-18 at 11.44.10 pm.png

This will be the first screen you will see when you open up the Final Cut Pro. Yes – too many buttons = headache haha.

First click the button on the top left hand corner (in blue) – This is your Library. You can simply click on to that and add New project/event/library. Screen Shot 2017-11-18 at 11.46.54 pm.png

If you have created the New project, now you need to import photos/videos to start creating your own video. Press where the arrow is and this will take you to the new window where you import your resources.

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Now, you are good to start editing!

Transition/Title – these are very important features in editing the video. You can always use what you already have in the program, however, I looked through some website and found a pretty cool site where you can download some free sample title/transitions and plug them into your program.

When you install those new features, you will see the names underneath just like the photo here;

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And now you might think, where can I find transition then?

If you go to far right hand side and look down, you will see those little 7 buttons and here you are:

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Transition is a very useful thing to use when you are editing. Whenever you are changing the scene, it make s huge difference on how your video looks like. It makes the video flow nice and smoothly. You can simply add them by dragging them into the video.

I shall share more information by editing this post!

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