10 Final Cut Pro X video editing tips and tricks

Final Cut Pro X
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If you’re an Apple user, you’ve likely decided that Final Cut Pro X (FCPX) is a great video editing software choice. With features similar to the industry-leading Premiere Pro, it is a popular choice for professional video editors and hobbyists alike. And here we've brought some really handy tips and tricks to make the most of using it.

No matter what your level, there are always tips you can implement to increase your video editing efficiency. In this list, we’ll look at some of the best tips for Final Cut Pro X to help you work quickly and effectively on your next project. And if you're inspired to delve into even more video editing tips, check out our list of the best video editing software (which features FCPX in the second spot).


Final Cut Pro X: $299.99/£299.99 at Apple
Final Cut Pro is the best video editing software for Apple users, in our opinion. It's a feature-rich, industry-ready toolset option, and  a solid pick for all video editors working today.

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Chelsea Forsyth

Chelsea is a freelance writer with a degree in journalism from the London School of Journalism and a passion for lifestyle interests, especially as they intersect with consumer and business tech.