If you're ready to get serious about editing video, this best-selling, Apple-certified guide to Final Cut Pro is the best place to start. Master trainer Diana Weynand starts with basic video editing techniques and takes you all the way through Final Cut Pro's powerful advanced features, delivering comprehensive training--the equivalent of a five-day course--in one project-based book. Each chapter presents a complete lesson in an aspect of video editing and finishing, with hands-on projects for you to complete as you go. All the files you need are on the DVD-ROM. After getting acquainted with the software's interface, you'll learn how to mark and edit clips, insert and adjust edits, and work with clips on the timeline, before moving on to complex topics like creating transitions and motion effects, real-time color correcting, and titling techniques. Previously published as Final Cut Pro 4, this revision has been updated for the HD interface.

Publisher¿s Note If you previously purchased Apple Pro Training Series: Final Cut Pro 4, there is no need to purchase this revision: All the project files and exercises in the previous edition can be used with Final Cut Pro HD.

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This book originally included a companion DVD. For easier downloading, the disc has been segmented into smaller parts. These files consist of a master file and several related parts. The master file has the filename extension ".dmg". The related parts have the extension ".dmgpart".
INSTRUCTIONS: -- You must download all of the files before proceeding --
1. Place all the downloads in the same location. (in a folder or on the Desktop)
2. Open the file with the extension ".dmg". This is the master image. Once launched, it will automatically reconnect all of the segments and mount the whole disc image.
NOTE: You must have Mac OS X to use these files.

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