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The Genius is in.
You don't have to be a genius to use Final Cut Pro. But if you want to get the very most from it, put this savvy Portable Genius guide to work and start ramping up the pace. Interested in figuring out which editing technique is right for you? Want to use Final Cut Pro as a sound and mixing tool? Eager to maximize the output of your final product? You'll find cool and useful Genius tips, full-color screenshots, and pages of easy-to-access shortcuts and tools that will save you loads of time and let you enjoy Final Cut Pro to the max.
Genius DV has become the world's premier training center for digital video editing and production, providing state-of-the-art hands on training for all of the popular video editing software packages. Genius DV offers training to individuals from 60 different countries and all 50 U.S.
Fun, hip, and straightforward, the new Portable Genius series gives forward-thinking Apple users useful information in handy, compact books that are easy to navigate and don't skimp on the essentials. Collect the whole series and make the most of your Apple digital lifestyle.
This book really helped me a lot in learning how to use Final cut pro and enhance my videos, this was a great purchase for me and I highly recommend this to anyone wanting to learn... Read morePublished on January 25, 2013 by Amazon Customer
If you use final cut sparingly or all the time, you should own this book. This is a great book to have for reference, or just to learn something new!Published on March 13, 2012 by William Gordon
Small - easy read. Contains useful information on FCP & Mac OS platform that is not covered in many of the larger "how too" manuals & training series. Read morePublished on August 26, 2011 by R. Schmitt
If you know nothing about FCP, do NOT buy this book. The description on Amazon is misleading. They do not mention that you need to be familiar with the program, as far as I could... Read morePublished on February 18, 2011 by CBock
this just was not a very helpful book. I'm sure there are better, more thorough books out there...prob even from the "dummies" series. Read morePublished on November 29, 2010 by jboogie
I've been video editing on Final Cut Pro for about ten years now and I'm always looking for more information on ways to improve my work which is why I purchased this book. Read morePublished on October 14, 2010 by Jay S
Final Cut Pro Portable Genius is a "must have" reference for anyone learning Final Cut Pro! John Lynn describes everything with unparalleled clarity.Published on July 13, 2010 by Ballakri
Right after purchasing this book, a situation came up where compressing a video was taking way too long. So, I turned to the Portable Genius for any help it could offer. Read morePublished on May 30, 2010 by Brian J. Moore
I was pleasantly surprised by the depth and breadth of knowledge doled out in this handy guide. Without being neither overly generalized (if there is such a word) nor dumbed down... Read morePublished on March 5, 2010 by James A. Curry