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How to Import Video Footage into Final Cut Pro X

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To get started with Final Cut Pro X, you'll need to import your video footage into the app. There are a number of options that control how Final Cut Pro handles footage, and you'll see the most efficient way possible in this lesson.

In this video, you'll learn more about creating Libraries, importing your footage into libraries, and using external drives to keep your video footage available across multiple computers. 

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This lesson will show you the most efficient way to point Final Cut Pro to your footage and create optimized versions of your media.

Watch The Full Course

This lesson is part of a full course called Video Editing in Final Cut Pro. It's a complete crash course on using FCPX to edit your own videos. Whether this is for your own personal footage or a business project, the course has everything you need to get started as a video editor.

You can jump right into this course using a subscription to Envato Elements. For a single low monthly fee, you get access not only to this course, but to the entire library of 1,000 courses

Check out these other resources on working in Final Cut Pro X in the tutorials below:

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