Here are step by step instructions for using a track matte (also known as travel matte) video transition in Final Cut Pro.
Track Matte Transition is just a fancy name for a fancy wipe. Much like the beloved star wipe, it creates some extra flare to your video project. Here’s everything you need to know about track matte, aka traveling matte, transitions.
Alright. I’m sure just the title of this article has half of you cheering and the other half throwing rotten fruit at your monitors hoping it will travel through cyberspace and hit me in the eye. And that’s fair. But hold your skepticism for just one second while I explain myself.
Graphics are a commonly used tool to visually display extra information in a commercial, video presentation or home movies. The problem is, many people break some golden graphic rules that can take their project from being a visual masterpiece to a visual catastrophe. Here are the top 5 rules to follow when you are building graphics
I like to think that the makers of Avid Media Composer breathed a huge sigh of relief and poured a champagne toast when the negative reviews for Apple’s Final Cut Pro X started streaming in. This is their chance; the chance to make Avid a front runner in the video editing world once again. But will their strategy to capitalize on the disappointed professional editor work? And more importantly, should you jump on the Avid bandwagon?
The computer is the most important part of your home editing studio. It doesn’t matter what camera you use and what software you work with if your computer is not powerful enough to handle the work. Look for a computer that has a fast processor and lots of RAM so nothing will lag while you’re editing. If your office space is limited, try to find a computer with a large monitor (so you don’t need two) and one that does not require a tower. You could also consider getting a laptop and just buying a large monitor to hook it up to, so that if you need to take your project on the road you’ll be good to go.