FCP X: Create a Hold Frame [Video]

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[This is an excerpt from a recent on-line video training: Still Frames and Speed Changes in Final Cut Pro X, which you can download from our store. You can also access all our Apple training when you become a Video Training Library subscriber.]

Whether the effect is as simple as a still frame, or a complex variable speed change during playback, changing the speed of a clip is a powerful visual effect guaranteed to catch the eye of the viewer and add “punch” to a scene.

Hold frames are new to Final Cut Pro X. They provide a more flexible way to freeze an image in the Timeline than using more traditional freeze frames.

In this short video tutorial, watch as Larry Jordan shows how to:

Demo: Create and Modify a Hold Frame

TRT: 6:08 — MPEG-4 HD movie

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