How to Cut Clips in Apple Final Cut Pro

Discover how to cut clips in Apple Final Cut Pro. So you can split them and rearrange them when you need to. how-to-cut-clips-in-apple-final-cut-pro

How to Cut Clips in Apple Final Cut Pro

To get started, open Apple Final Cut Pro with a clip ready. Then follow these three steps to start cutting

  • Step 1: Select Blade Tool

    Go to the toolbar on top of the Timeline and click on the Arrow Icon. There you can find the Blade option on the dropdown.

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  • Step 2: Cut the Clip

    Look through the part of the clip on your timeline and click on the part where you want to cut.

  • Step 3: Cutting multiple Clips

    If there’s more than one clip you want to cut, you can do so by highlighting all the clips you want to cut simultaneously and pressing Command + B. And that’s how you cut clips in Apple Final Cut Pro.

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FAQs

What are some of the reasons for splitting a clip in Apple Final Cut Pro?

Some reasons include wanting to remove certain parts of a clip or rearranging them elsewhere in the sequence.

Is there a shortcut key for the Blade tool in Apple Final Cut Pro?

Yes, to activate the Blade tool, just press key B when using Apple Final Cut Pro.

Can I cut more than one clip in Apple Final Cut Pro?

Yes, it is possible to cut multiple clips in Apple Final Cut Pro as long as you highlight them with your cursor.