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Then click Check Again. The software will also look for your scratch disk— the drive where Final Cut Pro saves your media. If it can’t find it (for example, the FireWire drive is not plugged in) it will prompt you to select a new scratch disk. file in which you will add all of your clips, sequences, and effects to create your edit. 5. To save your new project, select File > Save Project As… When the save dialog box appears, choose where in your hard drive you want to save your project file and give it a name.

Large Icons. List is the recommended way to go as it saves space ạ Project Tab: Each open project gets its own tab. and displays the most information. Shift+H will cycle through the Ả Effects Tab: A tab containing all of Final Cut Pro’s built-in effects. different Browser styles. ả Bin: A “folder” used to store related clips, sequences, audio clips, graphics, etc. Ấ Horizontal Scroll Bar: Use this to view additional information about the clips such as the shot/take, file size on the hard disk, or notes you’ve written about the clip.

To allow device control over an analog capture card, you must install a serial port in place of the internal modem, attach a logging cable to your computer’s freshly installed serial port, and connect the other end to the analog deck’s timecode port. This will activate device control of the analog deck. See Using a Serial Port 1. with an Analog-to-DV Capture Card for details. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions to install the cap- ing the card into a particular PCI slot. Be careful when doing this, 5.

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