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Layout Lowdown: Get to Know Final Cut Pro X

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When you first open a powerful app like Final Cut Pro X, the menus and options can seem overwhelming. You might know what you want to do, but not how to do your work in the most straightforward way.

In this video from the course Video Editing in Final Cut Pro, we walk through the layout of the app, and you'll learn the essential tools and controls to work with your video. You'll learn how to perform basic functions like selecting and editing clips with the trim tool, how to use the effects panel, and how to export your video.

At the end of the video lesson above, Final Cut Pro will feel much more familiar to you and you should even be able to create a basic edit.

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The Final Cut Pro X interface has many options, but this lesson will get you started on using it to edit your own videos.

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If you want to learn more about using Final Cut Pro, don't miss out on the full course: Video Editing in Final Cut Pro. This course is enough to go from Final Cut Pro beginner to capable user, covering all the basics: importing and organizing your footage, essential editing skills, fine-tuning your edit, and the best ways to export your videos.

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