Final Cut Pro X keyboard shortcuts

Final Cut Pro X
⌘ Cmd + H

Hide Final Cut Pro

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + H

Hide all applications except Final Cut Pro

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + K

Open the Command Editor

⌘ Cmd + M

Minimize Final Cut Pro

⌘ Cmd + O

Open an existing library or a new library

⌘ Cmd + ,

Open the Final Cut Pro Preferences window

⌘ Cmd + Q

Quit Final Cut Pro

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + Z

Redo the last command

⌘ Cmd + Z

Undo the last command

Control + ⌥ Option + L

Adjust the audio volume across all selected clips to a specific dB value

Control + L

Adjust the audio volume across all selected clips by the same dB value

E

Add the selection to the end of the storyline

Control + ↑   Shift + Y

Add the selected clip to the audition

⌥ Option + Y

Create an audition with a timeline clip and a duplicate version of the clip, including applied effects

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + Y

Duplicate the selected audition clip without applied effects

↑   Shift + Y

Create an audition and replace the timeline clip with the current selection

⌘ Cmd + B

Cut the primary storyline clip (or the selection) at the skimmer or playhead location

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + B

Cut all clips at the skimmer or playhead location

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + G

Break the selected item into its component parts

Control + D

Change the duration of the selection

Control + ↑   Shift + T

Connect the default lower third to the primary storyline

Control + T

Connect the default title to the primary storyline

Q

Connect the selection to the primary storyline

↑   Shift + Q

Connect the selection to the primary storyline, aligning the selection’s end point with the skimmer or playhead

⌘ Cmd + C

Copy the selection

⌘ Cmd + Y

Create an audition from the selection

⌘ Cmd + G

Create a storyline from a selection of connected clips

⌘ Cmd + X

Cut the selection

1

Cut and switch the multicam clip to angle 1 of the current bank

2

Cut and switch the multicam clip to angle 2 of the current bank

3

Cut and switch the multicam clip to angle 3 of the current bank

4

Cut and switch the multicam clip to angle 4 of the current bank

5

Cut and switch the multicam clip to angle 5 of the current bank

6

Cut and switch the multicam clip to angle 6 of the current bank

7

Cut and switch the multicam clip to angle 7 of the current bank

8

Cut and switch the multicam clip to angle 8 of the current bank

9

Cut and switch the multicam clip to angle 9 of the current bank

Del

Delete the timeline selection, reject the browser selection, or remove a through edit

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + Del

Delete the selection and attach the connected clip or clips to the resulting gap clip

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + A

Deselect all selected items

⌘ Cmd + D

Duplicate the browser selection

V

Enable or disable playback for the selection

Control + S

View audio and video separately for selected clips

Control + ⌥ Option + S

Expand or collapse audio components for the selection in the timeline

↑   Shift + X

Extend the selected edit point to the skimmer or playhead position

↑   Shift +

In the browser list view, add the next item to the selection

Control + ⌘ Cmd +

In the timeline, add the next item to the selection

↑   Shift +

In the browser list view, add the previous item to the selection

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + Y

Dissolve the audition and replace it with the audition pick

W

Insert the selection at the skimmer or playhead position

⌥ Option + F

Insert a freeze frame at the playhead or skimmer location in the timeline, or connect a freeze frame from the skimmer or playhead location in the event to the playhead location in the timeline

⌥ Option + W

Insert a gap clip at the skimmer or playhead position

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + W

Insert the default generator at the skimmer or playhead position

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd +

Lift the selection from the storyline and connect it to the resulting gap clips

Control + +

Lower the audio volume by 1 dB

Control + P

Move the playhead by entering a timecode value

⌥ Option + G

Create a new compound clip (if there’s no selection, create an empty compound clip)

⌥ Option + ,

Nudge the selected audio edit point left by one subframe, creating a split edit

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ,

Nudge the selected audio edit point left by 10 subframes, creating a split edit

⌥ Option + .

Nudge the selected audio edit point right by one subframe, creating a split edit

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + .

Nudge the selected audio edit point right by 10 subframes, creating a split edit

⌥ Option +

Nudge down the value of the selected keyframe in the animation editor

,

Nudge the selection one unit to the left

↑   Shift + ,

Nudge the selection 10 units to the left

.

Nudge the selection one unit to the right

↑   Shift + .

Nudge the selection 10 units to the right

⌥ Option +

Nudge up the value of the selected keyframe in the animation editor

Y

Open the selected audition

`

Temporarily override clip connections for the selection

D

Overwrite at the skimmer or playhead position

↑   Shift + D

Overwrite from the skimmer or playhead position back

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd +

Overwrite at the skimmer or playhead position in the primary storyline

⌥ Option + V

Paste the selection and connect it to the primary storyline

⌘ Cmd + V

Insert the Clipboard contents at the skimmer or playhead position

Control + ↑   Shift +

Switch to the previous angle in the multicam clip

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift +

Switch to the previous audio angle in the multicam clip

Control +

Select the previous clip in the Audition window, making it the audition pick

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd +

Switch to the previous video angle in the multicam clip

Control + =

Raise the audio volume by 1 dB

↑   Shift + R

Replace the selected clip in the timeline with the browser selection

⌥ Option + R

Replace the selected clip in the timeline with the browser selection, starting from its start point

↑   Shift + Del

Replace the selected timeline clip with a gap clip

⌘ Cmd + A

Select all clips

C

Select the clip under the pointer in the timeline

⌘ Cmd +

Select the clip above the current timeline selection at the skimmer or playhead location

⌘ Cmd +

Select the clip below the current timeline selection at the skimmer or playhead location

↑   Shift + [

For audio/video clips in expanded view, select the left edge of the audio edit point

[

Select the left edge of the edit point

↑   Shift + \

For audio/video clips in expanded view, select the left and right edges of the audio edit point

\

Select the left and right edges of the edit point

Control + \

For audio/video clips in expanded view, select the left and right edges of the video edit point

Control + [

For audio/video clips in expanded view, select the left edge of the video edit point

Control + ↑   Shift +

Switch to the next angle in the multicam clip

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift +

Switch to the next audio angle in the multicam clip

⌘ Cmd +

Move the playhead and the selection to the next topmost timeline clip in the same role

Control +

Select the next clip in the Audition window, making it the audition pick

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd +

Switch to the next video angle in the multicam clip

⌘ Cmd +

Move the playhead and the selection to the previous topmost timeline clip in the same role

↑   Shift + ]

For audio/video clips in expanded view, select the right edge of the audio edit point

]

Select the right edge of the edit point

Control + ]

For audio/video clips in expanded view, select the right edge of the video edit point

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + O

Set an additional range selection end point at the playhead or skimmer location

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + I

Set an additional range selection start point at the playhead or skimmer location

Control + E

When an edit point is selected, show or hide the precision editor

N

Turn snapping on or off

⌥ Option + S

Solo the selected items in the timeline

↑   Shift + 1

Turn on audio/video mode to add the video and audio portion of your selection to the timeline

↑   Shift + 3

Turn on audio-only mode to add the audio portion of your selection to the timeline

↑   Shift + 2

Turn on video-only mode to add the video portion of your selection to the timeline

Control + ⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + C

Replace the selected captions with abutting single-line captions, one for each line of text in the original captions

⌥ Option + 1

Switch the multicam clip to angle 1 of the current bank

⌥ Option + 2

Switch the multicam clip to angle 2 of the current bank

⌥ Option + 3

Switch the multicam clip to angle 3 of the current bank

⌥ Option + 4

Switch the multicam clip to angle 4 of the current bank

⌥ Option + 5

Switch the multicam clip to angle 5 of the current bank

⌥ Option + 6

Switch the multicam clip to angle 6 of the current bank

⌥ Option + 7

Switch the multicam clip to angle 7 of the current bank

⌥ Option + 8

Switch the multicam clip to angle 8 of the current bank

⌥ Option + 9

Switch the multicam clip to angle 9 of the current bank

G

Turn on or turn off the ability to build storylines when dragging clips in the timeline

⌥ Option + ]

Trim the end of the selected or topmost clip to the skimmer or playhead position

⌥ Option + [

Trim the clip start point to the skimmer or playhead position

⌥ Option + \

Trim clip start and end points to the range selection

Control + ↑   Shift + T

Connect a basic lower-third title to the primary storyline

Control + T

Connect a basic title to the primary storyline

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + E

Add the default audio effect to the selection

⌘ Cmd + T

Add the default transition to the selection

⌥ Option + E

Add the default video effect to the selection

⌥ Option + Del

Reset the controls in the current Color Board pane

Control + ⌘ Cmd + C

Switch to the Color pane in the Color Board

Control + ⌘ Cmd + E

Switch to the Exposure pane in the Color Board

Control + ⌘ Cmd + S

Switch to the Saturation pane in the Color Board

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + C

Copy the selected effects and their settings

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + C

Copy the selected keyframes and their settings

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + X

Cut the selected keyframes and their settings

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + B

Turn Balance Color corrections on or off

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + M

Match the sound between clips

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + M

Match color between clips

⌥ Option + ⭾ Tab

Navigate to the next text item

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + V

Paste selected attributes and their settings to the selection

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + V

Paste effects and their settings to the selection

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + V

Paste keyframes and their settings to the selection

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Navigate to the previous text item

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + X

Remove selected attributes from the selection

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + X

Remove all effects from the selection

⌘ Cmd + R

Show or hide the retime editor

↑   Shift + N

Set the selection to play at normal (100 percent) speed

↑   Shift + H

Create a 2-second hold segment

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + R

Reset the selection to play forward at normal (100 percent) speed

Control + ↑   Shift + V

Show one effect at a time in the Video Animation editor

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Del

Delete the timeline selection, reject the browser selection, or remove a through edit

⌘ Cmd + F

Show or hide the Filter window (in the browser) or the timeline index (in the timeline)

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 3

Make the event viewer active

⌘ Cmd + I

Import media from a device, a camera, or an archive

Control + ⌘ Cmd + J

Open the Library Properties inspector for the current library

⌘ Cmd + Del

Move the selection to the Finder Trash

⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new project

⌘ Cmd + J

Open the Properties inspector for the current project

Control + ↑   Shift + R

Start all rendering tasks for the current project

Control + R

Start rendering tasks for the selection

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + R

Reveal the selected event clip’s source media file in the Finder

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⌥ Option + C

(or Control+Option+C if the caption editor is open) Add a caption to the active language subrole at the playhead location

M

Add a marker at the location of the skimmer or playhead

Control + C

Change the browser filter settings to show all clips

⌥ Option + M

Add a marker and edit the marker’s text

Control + 1

Apply keyword 1 to the selection

Control + 2

Apply keyword 2 to the selection

Control + 3

Apply keyword 3 to the selection

Control + 4

Apply keyword 4 to the selection

Control + 5

Apply keyword 5 to the selection

Control + 6

Apply keyword 6 to the selection

Control + 7

Apply keyword 7 to the selection

Control + 8

Apply keyword 8 to the selection

Control + 9

Apply keyword 9 to the selection

⌥ Option + X

Clear the range selection

⌥ Option + O

Clear the range’s end point

⌥ Option + I

Clear the range’s start point

Control + M

Delete the selected marker

Control + ↑   Shift + M

Delete all of the markers in the selection

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + A

Deselect all selected items

↑   Shift + Control + C

Open the selected caption in the caption editor

F

Rate the browser selection as favorite

Control + F

Change the browser filter settings to show favorites

Control + H

Change the browser filter settings to hide rejected clips

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + K

Create a new Keyword Collection

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new Smart Collection

R

Make the Range Selection tool active

Del

Mark the current selection in the browser as rejected

  Note: The Delete key removes selected items if the timeline is active instead of the browser.
Control + Del

Change the browser filter settings to show rejected clips

Control + 0

Remove all keywords from the browser selection

Control + ⌥ Option + D

Apply Dialogue subroles to the selected clip’s components

Control + ⌥ Option + E

Apply Effects subroles to the selected clip’s components

Control + ⌥ Option + M

Apply Music subroles to the selected clip’s components

Control + ⌥ Option + T

Apply the Titles role to the selected clip

Control + ⌥ Option + V

Apply the Video role to the selected clip

⌘ Cmd + A

Select all clips

X

Set the range selection to match the boundaries of the clip below the skimmer or playhead

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + O

Set an additional range selection end point at the playhead or skimmer location

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + I

Set an additional range selection start point at the playhead or skimmer location

O

Set the end point for the range

Control + O

Set the end point for the range while editing a text field

I

Set the start point for the range

Control + I

Set the start point for the range while editing a text field

U

Remove ratings from the selection

⌥ Option + N

Create a new event

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + N

Create a new folder

↑   Shift + F

Reveal the selected clip in the browser

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + F

Reveal the open project in the browser

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + G

Sync the selected event clips

*Playback

and navigation

↑   Shift + S

Turn audio skimming on or off

Control + ⌘ Cmd + Y

Play the pick in context in the timeline

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + S

Turn clip skimming on or off

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + 3

Turn on audio-only mode for multicam cutting and switching

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + 1

Turn on audio/video mode for multicam cutting and switching

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + 2

Turn on video-only mode for multicam cutting and switching

Go to the next item (in the browser) or the next edit point (in the timeline)

Control +

While editing a text field, go to the next item (in the browser) or the next edit point (in the timeline)

↑   Shift +

Move the playhead back 10 frames

↑   Shift +

Move the playhead forward 10 frames

Home

Move the playhead to the beginning of the timeline or the first clip in the browser

End

Move the playhead to the end of the timeline or to the last clip in the browser

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift +

Display the next bank of angles in the current multicam clip

Move the playhead to the next edit point in the timeline

⌥ Option +

Move the playhead to the next field in an interlaced clip

Move the playhead to the next frame

⌘ Cmd +

Move the playhead to the next audio subframe

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ;

Display the previous bank of angles in the current multicam clip

;

Move the playhead to the previous edit point in the timeline

⌥ Option +

Move the playhead to the previous field in an interlaced clip

Move the playhead to the previous frame

⌘ Cmd +

Move the playhead to the previous audio subframe

↑   Shift + O

Move the playhead to the end of the range selection

↑   Shift + I

Move the playhead to the beginning of the range selection

Control + ⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + ]

Roll the 360° viewer clockwise

Control + ⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + [

Roll the 360° viewer counterclockwise

Control + ⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd +

Tilt the 360° viewer down

Control + ⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd +

Pan the 360° viewer to the left

Control + ⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd +

Pan the 360° viewer to the right

Control + ⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd +

Pan the 360° viewer up

⌘ Cmd + L

Turn looped playback on or off

Control + ⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 9

Mirror the display of the connected VR headset in the 360° viewer

↑   Shift + A

Turn on or turn off audio monitoring for the angle being skimmed

+

Enter a negative timecode value to move the playhead back, move a clip earlier, or trim a range or clip, depending on your selection

Control + ⌘ Cmd +

Go to the next item (in the browser) or the next edit point (in the timeline)

Control +

Move the playhead to the next marker

Control + ⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 7

Send 360° video to the connected VR headset

↑   Shift + ?

Play around the playhead position

L

Play forward (press L multiple times to increase the playback speed)

⌥ Option + Space

Play from the playhead position

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + F

Play full screen from the skimmer or playhead position

J

Play in reverse (press J multiple times to increase the reverse playback speed)

Control + J

Play in reverse while editing a text field (press J multiple times to increase the reverse playback speed)

↑   Shift + Space

Play in reverse

/

Play the selection

Control + ↑   Shift + O

Play from the playhead to the end of the selection

Space

Start or pause playback

Control + Space

Start or pause playback while editing a text field

=

Enter a positive timecode value to move the playhead forward, move a clip later, or trim a range or clip, depending on your selection

Control + ⌘ Cmd +

Go to the previous item (in the browser) or the previous edit point (in the timeline)

Control + ;

Move the playhead to the previous marker

↑   Shift + V

Set the angle being skimmed as the monitoring angle

S

Turn skimming on or off

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + A

Start or stop recording audio from the Record Voiceover window

K

Stop playback

Control + K

Stop playback while editing a text field

⌘ Cmd + [

Go back one level in the timeline history

⌘ Cmd + ]

Go forward one level in the timeline history

Go to the previous item (in the browser) or the previous edit point (in the timeline)

Control +

While editing a text field, go to the previous item (in the browser) or the previous edit point (in the timeline)

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⌘ Cmd + E

Share the selected project or clip using the default destination

A

Make the Select tool active

B

Make the Blade tool active

↑   Shift + C

Make the Crop tool active and display onscreen controls for the selected clip or the topmost clip under the playhead

⌥ Option + D

Make the Distort tool active and display onscreen controls for the selected clip or the topmost clip under the playhead

H

Make the Hand tool active

P

Make the Position tool active

↑   Shift + T

Make the Transform tool active and display onscreen controls for the selected clip or the topmost clip under the playhead

T

Make the Trim tool active

Z

Make the Zoom tool active

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Control + ⌥ Option + 6

Depending on the clip name setting, display timeline clips with clip names, role names, or active angle names only

Control + ⌥ Option +

Decrease the size of audio waveforms for timeline clips

Control + ⌥ Option + 5

Display timeline clips with large filmstrips only

Control + ⌥ Option +

Increase the size of audio waveforms for timeline clips

Control + ⌥ Option + 4

Display timeline clips with small audio waveforms and large filmstrips

Control + ⌥ Option + 2

Display timeline clips with large audio waveforms and small filmstrips

Control + ⌥ Option + 3

Display timeline clips with audio waveforms and video filmstrips of equal size

Control + ⌥ Option + 1

Display timeline clips with large audio waveforms only

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + +

Decrease the browser clip height

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + =

Increase the browser clip height

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ,

Show fewer filmstrip frames in browser clips

Control + A

Show or hide the Audio Animation editor for the selected clips or components

Control + Y

Show or hide clip information when skimming in the browser

Control + V

Show or hide the Video Animation editor for the selected timeline clips

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + .

Show more filmstrip frames in browser clips

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + ,

Show one frame per filmstrip

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 2

Switch the browser between filmstrip view and list view

⌥ Option + ↑   Shift + N

Show or hide clip names in the browser

⌘ Cmd + +

Zoom in to the browser, viewer, or timeline

⌘ Cmd + -

Zoom out of the browser, viewer, or timeline

↑   Shift + Z

Zoom the contents to fit the size of the browser, viewer, or timeline

Control + Z

Turn zooming in to audio samples on or off

⌘ Cmd + 9

Show or hide the Background Tasks window

⌘ Cmd + 8

Make the Audio Enhancements inspector active

⌘ Cmd + 6

Make the Color Board active

⌘ Cmd + 1

Make the browser active

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 4

Make the current inspector active

⌘ Cmd + 2

Make the timeline active

⌘ Cmd + 3

Make the viewer active

Control + ⭾ Tab

Go to the next pane in the inspector or the Color Board

Control + ↑   Shift + ⭾ Tab

Go to the previous pane in the inspector or the Color Board

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 8

Show or hide the Record Voiceover window

Control + ⌘ Cmd + H

Show the histogram in the viewer

Control + ⌘ Cmd + V

Show the vectorscope in the viewer

Control + ⌘ Cmd + W

Show the waveform monitor in the viewer

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + 7

Show or hide the angle viewer

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + 8

Show or hide the audio meters

Control + ⌘ Cmd + 1

Show or hide the browser

⌘ Cmd + 5

Show or hide the Effects browser

Control + ⌘ Cmd + 3

Show or hide the event viewer

⌘ Cmd + 4

Show or hide the inspector

⌘ Cmd + K

Show or hide the keyword editor

⌘ Cmd + 1

Show or hide the Libraries sidebar

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + 1

Show or hide the Photos and Audio sidebar

⌘ Cmd + `

Show or hide the sidebar

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 7

Show or hide the 360° viewer

Control + ⌘ Cmd + 2

Show or hide the timeline

↑   Shift + ⌘ Cmd + 2

Show or hide the timeline index for the open project

⌥ Option + ⌘ Cmd + 1

Show or hide the Titles and Generators sidebar

⌘ Cmd + 7

Show or hide the video scopes in the viewer

Control + ⌘ Cmd + 4

Switch between the half-height view and full-height view in the inspector

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Program name: Final Cut Pro X (Imaging)

Final Cut Pro is a video produciton software developed by Apple. It combines high performance editing and native support for most video formats.

Web page: https://www.apple.com/tr/final...


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