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<ul><li><p>SettingUpYourFinalCutProProjectStep1:DontuseFinalCutPro.No,ReallyUseiMovie.Itsmuchmoresimple,youcandoalotofstuffwithit,andyoullbemuchlesslikelytoloseworkordestroyyourproject.Step2:Refertostep1Really,thinkaboutwhatyouwanttodoanddetermineifyoucandoitwithiMovie.Step3:Stillhereeh?Youmustreallywanttodiveintothis.Ok,butIwarnedyou</p><p>ClickontheFinalCutProIconinthedock. Ifyoudontseeitinthedockyoucanopenitfromtheapplicationsfolderintheharddrive.Step4:Youmightgetamessagethatpopsuptellingyouyourscratchdiskcantbefound.ClicktheResetScratchDisksbuttontoproceed.Ifyoudontgetthisbox,thatisfine,butwestillwanttoresetthescratchdisk.OncetheprogramislaunchedgototheFinalCutPropulldownmenuinthetopleftcornerandclickontheSystemSettings.Thescratchdisksarewhereallofyourfileswillbesent.FinalCutProdoesnotsaveeverythinginonefileforyou,soyouneedtokeeptrackofwhereallofyourfilesarestored.SofirststartbyclickingthetopSet...(A)button.SelecteithertheDesktop(C)oryourownexternalharddriveonthebrowsewindowthatpoppedup.CreateanewfolderwiththeNewFolder(D)buttononthebottomleftcornerofthatwindow.Namethefolderyourfirstandlastname.ThenclicktheCreatebutton,andthentheChoosebutton.NowclickontheSet(B)buttonsnexttoWaveformCache,ThumbnailCache,andAutosaveCache.ForeachonefindthefolderyoujustcreatedandclicktheChoosebutton.Onceeverythingisset,clicktheOKbutton.IMPORTANT:YouwillneedtogototheSystemSettingsmenueachtimeyouopenyourprojecttoensurethatyourscratchdisksaresetproperly.Ifyoudontcheck,andthelastpersontousethatcomputerchangedthem,yourfileswillbesavingtoadifferentlocation.</p></li><li><p>Step5:GototheFinalCutPromenuagainandclicktheEasySetupbutton.ThisiswhereyoutellFinalCutProwhattypeofmediayouwillbeusinginyourproject.</p><p>Standarddefinitionwitha4:3aspectratio(closetoasquare)selectNTSCundertheFormatdropdown.UndertheUsedropdownSelectDVNTSC.Standarddefinitionwitha16:9aspectratio(widescreen)selectNTSCundertheFormatdropdown.UndertheUsedropdownselectDVNTSCAnamorphic.Highdefinitionfootage,selectHDintheFormatdropdown.Thereareanumberofdifferentdimensionsyoumayhaveshotin,butHDV1080i60isprobablyagoodguessastotheformatyouwouldchoosefromtheUsedropdown.</p><p>Therearemanydifferentformatsyoucanshootin,theseareonlyageneralguidereferringtothemostcommon,sopleasetakethetimetofigureoutwhatformatyourcameraiscapturingin.ClicktheSetupbuttonwhenyouhavepickedyourFormatandUse.Step6:GototheFilemenuandselectSaveProjectAs.Browsetothefolderyousavedeverythingelse.Givetheprojectfileadescriptivenamesoyoucanfinditandidentifyiteasily.ClicktheSavebutton.</p></li></ul>

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