When you've finished a LiveType project, you can import it directly into Final Cut Express. The LiveType projects looks and behaves like an ordinary clip, but it has a .ipr file extension. Edit it like a normal clip, and you can change its attributes after importing by right c ...more
Export Final Cut Projects to Dvd
In this clip, you'll learn how to export a timeline from Final Cut Pro to DVD Studio Pro. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to export a project from FCP to a 100 MB or less MP4 file that maintains your project's original aspect ratio. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better ...more
Editing with the Canon 7d and Final Cut Pro couldn't be easier, here are some tips to help you get started. Get the Canon E1 Plugin: The link provided gives you some basic info to get started. The main reason for using this plugin with FCP, is to convert the footage quickly t ...more
One of the best features of Apple's Final Cut Studio is the disc designing feature DVD Studio Pro. With its ability to create high-end DVD masters, you can easily make discs for your indie film, or maybe even a professional movie. DVD Studio Pro is tightly integrated with Fina ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to import music from i-Tunes into a Adobe Final Cut Pro project. Begin by right-clicking the song and select Show in Finder. Then drag the song from the Finder into the Final Cut Pro program. Users will not be able to drag songs direct ...more
Video Introduction to Edit on a Dime. Hey there, Interwebs and welcome to Edit on a Dime, your community for reviews, tutorials and news in the world of free and low cost creative tools. The purpose of this World is to make your video, audio and images look professional withou ...more
Despite starting on Macintosh computers, Avid focused their non-linear video editing programs on Windows systems after stiff competition from Final Cut Pro. But now they're coming back around, with Avid introducing their first iPad version of the Avid Studio home editing softw ...more
Homemade circuits are amazing. You can build any kind of circuit on a simple perfboard, as we have seen in previous projects. However, some projects require very tiny circuit boards. We could special order some boards from a printed circuit board (PCB) factory, but that will m ...more
The DIY industry is booming, despite the desperate blackmailing of society by finance capitalists. Companies like Adafruit and Makerbot are grossing well over a million dollars a year, and Evil Mad Science Laboratories just recently dedicated themselves to running a full-time ...more
Do you know anyone that's infatuated with themselves and is currently in need for some good speakers? No? Well, just in case you do, here's a neat Christmas present idea for your narcissistic speaker-less friend. But, let's be realistic—why would you make these for anybody but ...more
The latest film addition in the American-produced Millennium series, The Girl in the Spider's Web, was just released on Blu-ray a few days ago. As you could expect, the movie has many hacking scenes throughout, just like the previous English and Swedish language movies centere ...more
Need to make two recorded audio parts sound identical? Use the Match EQ feature in Sountrack Pro. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular motion graphics and compositing software or a seasoned video professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its v ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to import, manage and export 16:9 footage in Adobe Final Cut Pro. Begin by opening the Log and Capture.Then configure the Logging, Clip Settings and Control Settings. For the Control Settings, set the Device Control as Fire Wire NTSC a ...more
Vimeo is a fantastic way of distributing your video on the internet and making it accessible for people to watch. Watch this tutorial and learn how to use Final Cut Pro to prepare your completed video for compression and export to Vimeo.
In this tutorial, Larry Jordan demonstrates how to get optimal quality when compressing video for DVD in Apple Final Cut Pro. Scroll down and click the "watch video" link to start the movie. Compress video for DVD in Final Cut Pro. Click through to watch this video on studioda ...more
Learn how to add titles, credits, and other text to your project using Final Cut Pro.
This video shows you how to edit DVD video in Final Cut Pro using DVDxDV. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For m ...more
Want to know how to integrate Final Cut Pro and Adobe After Effects? This clip will teach you how to do just that. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or simply new to using these two applications in tandem, you're sure to benefit from this vide ...more
This short Final Cut Pro tutorial shows how to export a still image from Final Cut Pro and then deinterlace it, and alter its aspect ratio in Photoshop. This is a great tutorial for learning how to work with still images from Final Cut Pro.
In this clip, you'll learn how to export video sequences within Final Cut Pro or Express. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video ...more
This video editing software tutorial shows you how to export an image sequence from Final Cut Pro. This isn't usually the format people export in, but if you are planning on using the frames for animating or further editing, you may want to export your work on a per frame basi ...more
Stuart shows you how to try to keep your higher quality video settings when uploading your tutorials and videos to YouTube. This tutorial is for people working in Final Cut Pro or Express to create movies, then do some final touches in Quicktime Pro. So check it out and see so ...more
Learn how to export HD video from Final Cut Pro for YouTube. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For more informati ...more
Once you have your finished video, how do you best export it for the web? Israel Hyman has experimented with many settings, and this is the one he likes the best (using Final Cut Pro). What you’ll see in this tutorial, is just one way.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to get 720p quality videos in Final Cut Pro HD. This is useful if you want to take advantage of the higher quality video settings found on YouTube. First, have your film ready. Go to Export and press QuickTime Conversion. Now, name the ...more
iMovie 08 is a great way to keep all your videos organized and quickly make a rough cut. You can import your projects into Final Cut Express to fine tune your edit with the same tools the pros use.
Make sure your video projects are broadcast safe with color correction and the Waveform Monitor in Apple's Final Cut Pro. This free video tutorial presents a complete overview of how to use the Waveform Editor and FCP color correction tools for increased darker blacks and whit ...more
The track editor in DVD Studio Pro 4 is similar to the timeline in Final Cut Pro. In this video you'll learn the primary functions of the track editor and how to use it.
Learn how to write your movie to tape or store it as a digital file using Apple's Final Cut Express in order to share it with others. Using this process, you can play your movie on a VCR, website, iTunes, iPod, DVD, or any other device or format.
This is a workflow tutorial for people who use the Nikon D90 camera and do most of the post production in Adobe After Effects. Convert, cut and export your video easily, and even fix the stair-stepping problem that might crop up.
Learn how to create 3D extruded text within Final Cut Pro using the Boris Title 3D title tool. This free video software tutorial will show you how. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the Final Cut P ...more
Want to conform 50p or 60p DSLR clips to a slower framerate (e.g., 24, 25 or 30 fps)? With Cinema Tools and Final Cut Pro, it's easy. Learn how with this clip. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the ...more
Frustrated by the lack of export options in Final Cut Pro X? Watch this video and learn how to create custom export settings. Using Compressor you can set the desired quality of your video exports from Final Cut Pro X.
Feeling limited by the export options in Final Cut Pro X? Watch this video to learn how to use Compressor 4 to export custom settings and reduce your file sizes in FCP X. Make the most of your Apple video editing software.
A rundown of system requirements and how to start, save, and choose settings for new projects in Final Cut Pro.
This software tutorial is for setting up Compressor for use with vimeo compression settings. Learn how to export footage from Final Cut Pro and use this new preset in Compressor to export video to vimeo.
First, after recording the movie open it in IMovie. Make the "rough edits" (removing parts of videos you don't need, and making quick changes). Next, go to Share>Export Final Cut XML. Now an XML file should be on your desktop. Then open up Final Cut pro and edit the audio. If ...more
It's no secret. Professional video editors everywhere are irate at the newest edition to Apple's popular non-linear video editing software, Final Cut Pro X. As of right now, Final Cut Pro X has 503 five-star ratings in the Mac App Store. Not bad. But it also has 671 one-star r ...more
This Final Cut Studio software tutorial shows you how to use Compressor for compressing footage from Final Cut Pro into mpeg2 and ac3 format, and making it ready for DVD authoring. Learn how to use mpeg2 compression and author DVD's in this Compressor tutorial.
In this video software tutorial, you'll learn how to create your own DVDs with fully customized menus using Apple DVD Studio Pro 4. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro video editing suite or just want to better acquaint yourself with the Final Cut Studio workflow, you' ...more
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to increase the rendering speed in Adobe Final Cut Pro. Begin by right-clicking on your current sequence and click on Settings. Click on the Video Processing tab and select "Always Render in RGB". Then click OK. This change will only b ...more
Encore CS4 makes it easy to export projects from any of the Adobe CS4 applications. This tutorial shows you how to export the same project to DVD, Blu-ray, and Flash. Learn how to use Encore CS4's build panel to select a format and establish output settings. Export to multiple ...more
Want to create a cinematic tracer round effect in Final Cut Pro? Learn how with this clip. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the Final Cut Pro 6 workflow, you're sure to benefit from this video tut ...more
Can't figure out how to make a travel matte in Final Cut or aren't even quite sure what a travel matte is? Never fear. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're su ...more
Learn how to slow or speed up a clip without changing the duration. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the popular video editing program, you're sure to benefit from this video tutorial. For specifi ...more
Speed up your Final Cut Pro workflow by using key commands when playing, creating, deleting and moving in and out points in both the viewer and the timeline. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just want to better acquaint yourself with the p ...more
Have a surfeit of amour-propre? This free video software tutorial will show you how to create a digital double using Final Cut Pro. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just looking to add to your bag of tricks, you're sure to benefit from thi ...more
Want to make your own 3D shorts to rival anything by James Cameron? This free video software tutorial will show you how to work with stereoscopic video in Final Cut Pro. Whether you're new to Apple's Final Cut Pro non-linear video editor or just looking to add to your bag of t ...more
Mr. Blake is showing us how he uses various features of Screenflow and iMovie 09 for making YouTube videos. He takes us through features of Screenflow which not only includes recording a video but also lets us customize the video wherein you can edit giving various effects to ...more
Frustrated with the seemingly inscrutable machinations of YouTube's HD video upload feature? With this home video production how-to, you'll learn how to optimize clips exported from Final Cut Pro for YouTube's high-definition player, resulting in beautiful, perfectly syncroniz ...more
When a friend asks me what screen recording software is best to use, I always say the same thing—you don't need any! Even though it's been around since 2009, many Mac owners do not realize that they have a powerful screen recording software built right into OS X. You can reco ...more
I have an absolutely wonderful time making projects and writing articles for all of you mad scientists! Today, I will bring you behind the scenes for a look at the workbench, tools, and software that make the Mad Science World possible. Above is my beautiful workbench! My who ...more
Microcontrollers are great. You can do anything from water your garden to catch wildlife trash diggers in the act—and on the cheap. I prefer to use the Arduino microcontroller because of the large and helpful community built around the website. Though it is my favorite, there ...more
I love making my own printed circuit boards. It really gives a professional look to a finished project, and having all the design files means I can whip up another batch whenever I need to. However, when I need to make, say, three thousand swarmbots or fill an order for a doze ...more
If you are a pet owner, going on vacation can be stressful. Usually, you need a friend or neighbor to come over everyday and feed your pets. However, by enslaving robots you can keep your pet happy and enjoy a stress-free holiday. Today, we make an automatic pet feeder from c ...more
In this article, I'll be showing you how to make a cool visual representation of sound using an old cathode ray tube (CRT) television, a stereo, and a sound source. You'll also need a pair of wire cutters, and a few screwdrivers. To properly understand this project, it's a goo ...more
In this article, I'll show you how to create a simple yet accurate demonstration of the "rising ionized gas" principle. In other words, a transformer, two metal prongs and lots of evil laughter. Remember those large "towers" in the background of Frankenstein movies with a "lig ...more
Many windows users, if not all, run into a virus infection once in a while. This is unavoidable when using Microsoft's operating system. Without digressing too much, the fact that Windows is such a popular OS with no controlled software sources makes it easy for viruses and ma ...more
The Stun-Gun In this article, I'll show you how to make a small, weaponized highlighter. Before I get into how to built this device, let me warn you. This device is harmful! When used, it can cause burns and/or serious muscle spasms. The voltage is potentially deadly! DO NOT ...more