Macworld Final Cut Pro 2 Bible

Macworld Final Cut Pro 2 Bible

by Zed Saeed, Keith Underdahl
     
 

If Final Cut Pro 2 can do it, you can do it too ... Written by Zed Saeed, a post-production consultant to Apple's Final Cut Pro team, this comprehensive insider's guide delivers all the know-how you need to master Final Cut Pro 2 - and tackle professional-caliber video-editing projects. The book opens with a Quick Start tutorial to get you up and running fast,… See more details below

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If Final Cut Pro 2 can do it, you can do it too ... Written by Zed Saeed, a post-production consultant to Apple's Final Cut Pro team, this comprehensive insider's guide delivers all the know-how you need to master Final Cut Pro 2 - and tackle professional-caliber video-editing projects. The book opens with a Quick Start tutorial to get you up and running fast, followed by in-depth coverage of the sophisticated capture, editing, and output features that make Final Cut Pro so versatile - from basic tools and techniques to film and broadcast production, compositing, DVD creation, and other advanced topics. Inside, you'll find complete coverage of Final Cut Pro 2
* Understand nonlinear editing basics and set up the right drives and other hardware
* Capture media, log clips, and import QuickTime files, audio, stills, and other media
* Manage projects with the Browser and learn the ins and outs of bins
* Work with sequences and the timeline - and learn the seven types of FCP edits
* Get up to speed on digital sound issues and audio mixing
* Modify edits using the Trim window and other tools
* Master transitions, multilayering, compositing, and rendering techniques
* Output your project to tape, multimedia, or the Web
* Handle high-end broadcast productions using Aurora Systems hardware and software
* Get a grip on timecodes, FXBuilder, working with After Effects and Photoshop, DVD-making, film editing, and other advanced topics
Bonus DVD-ROM
* Tutorials and examples from the book
* Adobe After Effects and Photoshop tryouts
* Cinema 4D GO and Video SpiceRack Pro/OrganicFX Sampler demos
* Plus Applied Media Timecode Calculator freeware, and more www.hungryminds.com System Requirements: Power Mac G3 or higher with a DVD-ROM drive. Mac OS 8.6 or 9.x, 64MB RAM, 80MB free hard drive space, Adobe Type Manager V4 or later with Type 1 fonts. See the "What's on the DVD-ROM" appendix for details and complete system requirements.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764536021
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/28/2001
Series:
Bible Series
Edition description:
BK & DVD
Pages:
1128
Product dimensions:
7.46(w) x 9.19(h) x 2.13(d)

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