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Final Cut Pro X Chroma Key

This lesson focuses on the basic fundamentals of using the Chroma Key function within Final Cut Pro X.

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Final Cut Pro provides a chroma key filter for keying out a specific background color.

Check this out.

To start, you need is to have your talent stand in front of a solid color screen.  

So in this example, this clip has a green screen that is connected above this clip of the beach.

Navigate to the tools menu and click on the effects browser icon.

Look for the keying category, and find the keyer effect.

Drag the keyer effect onto the clip that you want to chroma key.

And like magic, the green screen is replaced with the background video underneath.
Of course, it’s not always this easy, and keep in mind that Final Cut Pro X uses the default color of green as its choice of color to remove.

Now, make sure you select the green screen clip within the timeline.

To adjust the parameters of the chroma key filter, navigate to the window menu and choose show inspector.

The keyer effect will appear within the inspector window.

There are

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