… for Apple Final Cut Pro X
Tip #197: Much Faster Ways to Trim Tops and Tails
Yes, you can trim by dragging. But, why waste the time?
Trimming the start (top) and end (tail) of a clip is something that we need to do SO OFTEN, that this tip alone can save you hours. These shortcuts ONLY work in the Timeline.
|Shortcut||What It Does|
|Option + [||Trims the start of a clip to the position of the playhead/skimmer|
|Option + ]||Trims the end of a clip to the position of the playhead/skimmer|
|Option +||Trims a clip to its selected range|