How do you conform footage in Final Cut Pro X?

How do you conform footage in Final Cut Pro X?

Click the Video button at the top of the inspector. Click the Frame Sampling pop-up menu in the Rate Conform section of the Video inspector, then choose a method of conforming frame rate. Note: If the selected clip has the same frame rate as the project, the Rate Conform section doesn’t appear in the Video inspector.

How do you set custom speed in Final Cut Pro?

In the Final Cut Pro timeline, select a range, a whole clip, or a group of clips whose speed you want to change. Click the Retime pop-up menu below the viewer and choose Custom. Select a direction (Forward or Reverse), deselect the Ripple checkbox, then type a percentage in the Rate field. Press Return.

How do you show speed in Final Cut Pro X?

Click the Retime pop-up menu below the viewer and choose Blade Speed (or press Shift-B). The retime editor appears above the clip (If it wasn’t already shown), and the clip is divided into two speed segments.

How do you use smart conform in Final Cut Pro?

Choose Modify > Smart Conform. Final Cut Pro analyzes the content of the selected clips and then intelligently reframes each clip. The examples below show the default “center crop” framing for a horizontal clip in a vertical project, and then how the same clip is reframed using Smart Conform.

What is frame rate in FCP?

In Final Cut Pro, the frame rate listed as “23.98” is actually 23.976 frames per second. This precise frame rate is used for compatibility with NTSC frame rates.

What is a speed ramp?

Put simply, a speed ramp is a gradual acceleration and/or deceleration of a video clip. As opposed to an abrupt shift in speed, a speed ramp creates a smooth transition between two drastically different speeds. Here’s an iconic example of speed ramping in Zack Snyder’s 300.

How do you keyframe a speed in Final Cut Pro?

Move the play head over the moment you want to change the speed, then right-click on the play button on your clip. This will bring up an option to change the speed. This is where you can set a new speed — faster or slower. Then, repeat the step to end the speed ramp as your clip returns to normal speed.

How do you add speed to a ramp?

If you’re starting with a slow-motion clip, drag the band up (typically to about 250%-300%) to begin with the clip at normal speed. To create a speed ramp, you will need to add keyframes. To do so Cmd+Click or Ctrl+Click the rubber band.

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