… for Apple Final Cut Pro X
Tip #2: 10 Keyboard Shortcuts To Make You Faster
These ten shortcuts will help you instantly edit faster.
When you start doing the same tasks over and over, keyboard shortcuts can make you more efficient. Here are the keyboard shortcuts I use virtually everyday when editing in Final Cut:
- Control + Cmd + 1 — Toggle Library and Browser display on/off.
- Shift + Z — Fit image into Viewer or project into Timeline.
- Cmd + 7 — Show/Hide video scopes.
- Shift + I — Jump the playhead to the In.
- Option + X — Delete both the marked In and Out.
- V — Toggle clip visibility off or on.
- E — Perform a standard append edit at the end of the timeline.
- W — Perform a standard insert edit at the position of the skimmer/playhead.
- Option + W — Insert a gap into the Timeline at the position of the skimmer/playhead.
- Cmd + B — Cut all selected clip(s) at the position of the skimmer/playhead.
- Shift + comma/period — Move selected edit point or connected clip ten frames left/right.
- S — Toggle skimming on or off.
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