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NAB 2018 & Final Cut Pro X 10.4.1: What's New
With tons of news, announcements, upgrades and new products being announced at NAB 2018, Iain Anderson brings you everything you need to know in one handy update.
Apr. 18, 2018
First Look: Final Cut Pro X 10.3
Iain Anderson was in Cupertino at Apple HQ for the Final Cut Pro X announcement and having got hands-on with the new version is keen to share his thoughts and observations.
Oct. 28, 2016
Final Cut Pro X: The Best Advanced Shortcut Keys
If you consider yourself an intermediate or advanced level user of Final Cut Pro X and want to make your video editing chops faster and more efficient then these keyboard shortcuts are for you.
Sep. 4, 2016
Review: Xsend Motion
Wes Plate from Automatic Duck promises to bring back the ability to send a sequence from Final Cut Pro X to Motion, so you can take advantage of superior keyframing, 3D workspace and much more...
Jun. 4, 2016
Compositing Tricks in FCP X: Double Up and Teleportation
Don't despair if you're short of an actor or two. This excellent compositing technique for Final Cut Pro X users allows you to duplicate talent in your videos and you don't even need a green screen!
May. 29, 2016
Final Cut Pro X vs Adobe Premiere Pro: Performance Test
Is one better than the other? Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro are both excellent video editing platforms. Period. Here, Iain Anderson compares the two purely on their speed and performance.
Oct. 3, 2015
FCPX: Practical Custom Commands
It's incredibly empowering when you get to know an application so well that key commands fly from your finger tips. In this tutorial, Ben Balser shares his favorite "practical" FCP X shortcuts.
Aug. 12, 2014
FCP X: Organising an Unusual Timeline
Ironically most video projects are pretty easy to organize in most NLE's... but what to do when you really have a non-linear or complex timeline to arrange? Iain Anderson discovers how FCP X can help.
May. 31, 2013
Dual Viewers In Final Cut Pro X
Many Final Cut 7 users were unhappy at needing to learn how to use a single viewer in the original Final Cut Pro X. The 10.0.6 update, however, introduces dual viewers. Ben Balser takes a closer look.
Nov. 29, 2012
Cutting With Multiple Ranges in Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6
Amongst the host of new features in Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6 is the ability to set multiple sets of In/Out points. The improvement this'll have when editing is explained by FCP expert, Ben Balser.
Nov. 5, 2012
Final Cut Pro: Multiclip Audio Channel Editing (10.0.6)
One of the marquee features in the FCP X 10.0.6 update is multichannel audio editing. Ben Balser gets deeper and shows the workflow for editing audio in the latest incarnation of Final Cut Pro.
Oct. 26, 2012
Final Cut Pro X: A Fill Light in Post
Explore how to add light to an area of your shot footage in post using Final Cut Pro X with your expert step-by-step guide, Iain Anderson.
Sep. 22, 2012
FCP X: Busting the Myths
Since its launch, Final Cut Pro X has had been praised and pulled apart in equal measure - much of the later unfairly so. Iain Anderson explains why.
Sep. 14, 2012
Final Cut Pro X Speed Trimming Techniques
When it comes to speed editing, Final Cut Pro 7 was up there with the best NLEs. In this tutorial Ben Balser demonstrates that FCP X is no slouch either when editing with precision is required.
Aug. 16, 2012
Customizing Roles in FCP X
Following on from "Introducing Roles in FCP X", David Smith digs deeper into using roles to assign jobs and functions to clips for even better clip management workflows.
Apr. 4, 2012
FCP X Voice Over Editing: Long Projects
Ben Balser loves the audio editing features and effects plug-ins included in Final Cut Pro X. In this article he explores the process of recording and editing "long-form" audio in FCP X.
Mar. 27, 2012
So You Can’t Gang Sync in FCP X? Do This instead!
If you thought that the ability to Gang Sync never made it across from FCP 7 to FCP X you'd be mainly correct. But there is a workaround! David Smith shows how to make it work even better in FCP X.
Mar. 12, 2012
Using Markers to Cut Interviews Quickly in Final Cut Pro X
While many FCP 7 users may be feeling the lack of sub-clips in FCP X, David Smith finds a way around using the keywords for selections to quick-edit interviews in FCP X.
Feb. 28, 2012
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