FCP X: Media Management Collection

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I’ve written a lot about media management in Final Cut Pro X. So, here, I collected all my articles in one spot to make them easier to find. (These are relevant to version 10.1 or later.)


Update FCP X Events and Projects

Create Project Snapshots


Apple Updates Media Management in FCP X v.10.1.2

Media Management is the Biggest Change in Final Cut Pro X v10.1

Move or Copy Libraries, Events, Clips or Projects

Manage Libraries

When to Use Optimized, Proxy, or Native Media

How to Divide Large Libraries

How to Convert Managed to External Media

Manage Projects

Set Performance Preferences

Find Media Using Keywords

Thoughts on Editing with Final Cut Pro X (v. 10.1)

Change Project Settings

Project Collaboration

Export a Master File


Backup and Restore

Restore Projects From Library Backup Files


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2 Responses to FCP X: Media Management Collection

  1. Larry, If you’ve migrated a 10.9 project to 10.1 and all the media files have been copied, can you move the media files out of the Library and keep the project intact? What is the procedure here?

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