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Apple FCPX Drop Zones Demystified

Learn how to use precisely the region or portion of the clip you want in the drop zone, adjust it after the fact by using compound clips, avoid the dreaded freeze frame, synchronize audio, and adjust the pan and scale of the media in the drop zone with on screen controls. Bret Williams of BretFX makes it easy, fast, and precise for everything you want to do, including syncing audio, color correction, and more!

Learn how to use precisely the region or portion of the clip you want in the drop zone, adjust it after the fact by using compound clips, avoid the dreaded freeze frame, synchronize audio, and adjust the pan and scale of the media in the drop zone with on screen controls. Bret Williams of BretFX makes it easy, fast, and precise for everything you want to do, including syncing audio, color correction, and more!


Bret Williams
Bret Williams

Hi! I’m Bret Williams, the guy behind BretFX. In 1998 I quit my full time job at a production company and have been independently editing video and creating motion graphics ever since. Before settling in on Final Cut Pro X and Motion as my tools of choice, I’d used a variety of software including Avid, Final Cut Pro legacy, After Effects, Media100, EditDV, Premiere and even the VideoCube. The unique connection between FCP X and Motion it so powerful it has inspired me to create my own flavor of solutions I hope you will find original, useful, affordable and easy to use.

In addition to operating BretFX, my wife Teri Lamprey and I edit and produce corporate communications for companies in Atlanta area like Home Depot, Cox Communications, and UPS as PopTop Production, LLC.

To learn more, visit BretfX.com

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