FCPX Keyboard Shortcuts

222 of 222 FCPX shortcuts displayed
Add Cross Dissolve
Add a cross dissolve to the selection
Command-T
Add Marker
Add a marker at the location of the skimmer or playhead
M
Add Marker and Modify
Add a marker and edit the marker’s text
Option-M
Append to Storyline
Add the selection to the end of the storyline
E
Apply Keyword Tag 1
Apply keyword 1 to the selection
Control-1
Apply Keyword Tag 2
Apply keyword 2 to the selection
Control-2
Apply Keyword Tag 3
Apply keyword 3 to the selection
Control-3
Apply Keyword Tag 4
Apply keyword 4 to the selection
Control-4
Apply Keyword Tag 5
Apply keyword 5 to the selection
Control-5
Apply Keyword Tag 6
Apply keyword 6 to the selection
Control-6
Apply Keyword Tag 7
Apply keyword 7 to the selection
Control-7
Apply Keyword Tag 8
Apply keyword 8 to the selection
Control-8
Apply Keyword Tag 9
Apply keyword 9 to the selection
Control-9
Audio Skimming
Turn audio skimming on or off
Shift-S
Audition: Duplicate as Audition
Create an audition with a Timeline clip and a duplicate version of the clip, including applied effects
Option-Y
Audition: Duplicate from Original
Duplicate the selected audition clip without applied effects
Command-Shift-Y
Audition: Preview
Play the pick in context in the Timeline
Command-Control-Y
Background Tasks
Show or hide the Background Tasks window
Command-9
Blade
Cut the primary storyline clip (or the selection) below the skimmer or playhead
Command-B
Blade Tool
Make the Blade tool activ
B
Break Apart Clip Items
Break the selected item into its component parts
Command-Shift-G
Change Duration
Change the duration of the selection
Control-D
Clear Selection End
Clear the selection’s end point
Option-O
Clear Selection Start
Clear the selection’s start point
Option-I
Color Board: Reset Current Board Controls
Reset the controls in the current Color Board pane
Option-Delete
Color Board: Switch to the Color Pane
Switch to the Color pane in the Color Board
Command-Control-C
Color Board: Switch to the Exposure Pane
Switch to the Exposure pane in the Color Board
Command-Control-E
Color Board: Switch to the Saturation Pane
Switch to the Saturation pane in the Color Board
Command-Control-S
Connect to Primary Storyline
Connect the selection to the primary storyline
Q
Connect to Primary Storyline - Backtimed
Connect the selection to the primary storyline, aligning the selection’s end point with the skimmer or playhead
Shift-Q
Copy
Copy the selection
Command-C
Copy Effects
Copy the selected effects and their settings
Command-Option-C
Create Audition
Create an audition from the selection
Command-Y
Create Storyline
Create a storyline from a selection of connected clips
Command-G
Crop Tool
Make the Crop tool active and display onscreen controls for the selected clip
Shift-C
Cut
Cut the selection
Command-X
Decrease Clip Height
Decrease the Event Browser clip height
Command-Shift-Hyphen (-)
Delete
Delete the Timeline selection, or reject the Event Browser selection
Delete key
Delete
Delete the Timeline selection, or reject the Event Browser selection
Delete
Delete Marker
Delete the selected marker
Control-M
Delete Markers in Selection
Delete all of the markers in the selection
Option-Control-M
Deselect All
Deselect all selected items
Command-Shift-A
Deselect All
Deselect all selected items
Command-Shift-A
Distort Tool
Make the Distort tool active and display onscreen controls for the selected clip
Command-Shift-D
Down
Go to the next item (in the Event Browser) or the next edit point (in the Timeline)
Down Arrow
Down
While editing a text field, go to the next item (in the Event Browser) or the next edit point (in the Timeline)
Control-Down Arrow
Duplicate
Duplicate the Event Browser selection
Command-D
Enable/Disable Balance Color
Turn Balance Color corrections on or off
Command-Option-B
Enable/Disable Clip
Enable or disable playback for the selection
V
Expand Audio/Video
View audio and video separately for selected clips
Control-S
Export Movie
Export the selected project as a movie file
Command-E
Extend Edit
Extend the selected edit point to the skimmer or playhead position
Shift-X
Extend Selection Down
In the Event Browser, add the next clip to the selection
Shift-Down Arrow
Extend Selection Up
In the Event Browser, add the previous clip to the selection
Shift-Up Arrow
Favorite
Rate the Event Browser selection as Favorite
F
Finalize Audition
Dissolve the audition and replace it with the audition pick
Shift-Option-Y
Find
Show or hide the Filter window (in the Event Browser) or the Timeline Index (in the Timeline)
Command-F
Go Back 10 Frames
Move the playhead back 10 frames
Shift-Left Arrow
Go Forward 10 Frames
Move the playhead forward 10 frames
Shift-Right Arrow
Go to Beginning
Move the playhead to the beginning of the Timeline or the first clip in the Event Browser
Home button
Go to Event Browser
Make the Event Browser active
Command-1
Go to Inspector
Make the current inspector active
Command-Option-4
Go to Next Edit
Move the playhead to the next edit point in the Timeline
Apostrophe (’)
Go to Next Field
Move the playhead to the next field in an interlaced clip
Option-Right Arrow
Go to Next Frame
Move the playhead to the next frame
Right Arrow
Go to Next Subframe
Move the playhead to the next subframe
Command-Right Arrow
Go to Previous Edit
Move the playhead to the previous edit point in the Timeline
Semicolon (;)
Go to Previous Field
Move the playhead to the previous field in an interlaced clip
Option-Left Arrow
Go to Previous Frame
Move the playhead to the previous frame
Left Arrow
Go to Previous Subframe
Move the playhead to the previous subframe
Command-Left Arrow
Go to Selection End
Move the playhead to the end of the range selection
Shift-O
Go to Selection Start
Move the playhead to the beginning of the range selection
Shift-I
Go to Timeline
Make the Timeline active
Command-2
Go to Viewer
Make the Viewer active
Command-3
Hand Tool
Make the Hand tool active
H
Hide Application
Hide Final Cut Pro
Command-H
Hide Other Applications
Hide all applications except Final Cut Pro
Command-Option-H
Import Files
Import media into Final Cut Pro
Command-Shift-I
Import from Camera
Open the Camera Import window
Command-I
Increase Clip Height
Increase the Event Browser clip height
Command-Shift-Equal Sign (=)
Insert
Insert the selection at the skimmer or playhead position
W
Insert Backtimed
Insert the selection, aligning the selection’s end point with the skimmer or playhead
Shift-W
Insert Gap
Insert a gap clip at the skimmer or playhead position
Option-W
Insert Placeholder
Insert a placeholder clip at the skimmer or playhead position
Command-Option-W
Keyboard Customization
Open the Command Editor
Command-Option-K
Lift from Primary Storyline
Lift the selection from the primary storyline and connect it to the resulting gap clips
Command-Option-Up Arrow
Loop Playback
Turn looped playback on or off
Command-L
Lower Volume 1 dB
Lower the audio volume by 1 dB
Control-Hyphen (-)
Match Audio
Match the sound between clips
Command-Shift-M
Match Color
Match color between clips
Command-Option-M
Minimize
Minimize Final Cut Pro
Command-M
Move Playhead Position
Move the playhead by entering a timecode value
Control-P
Move to Trash
Move the selection to the Finder Trash
Command-Delete
Negative Timecode Entry
Enter a negative timecode value to move the playhead back, move a clip earlier, or trim a range or clip, depending on your selection
Hyphen (-)
New Compound Clip
Create a new compound clip (if there’s no selection, create an empty compound clip)
Option-G
New Event
Create a new Event
Option-N
New Folder
Create a new folder
Command-Shift-N
New Keyword Collection
Create a new Keyword Collection
Command-Shift-K
New Project
Create a new project
Command-N
New Smart Collection
Create a new Smart Collection
Command-Option-N
Next Clip
Go to the next item (in the Event Browser) or the next edit point (in the Timeline)
Command-Control-Right Arrow
Next Marker
Move the playhead to the next marker
Control-Apostrophe (’)
Next Pick
Select the next clip in the Audition window, making it the audition pick
Control-Right Arrow
Next Tab
Go to the next pane in the Inspector or the Color Board
Control-Tab
Nudge Audio Subframe Left
Nudge the selected audio edit point left by one subframe, creating a split edit
Option-Comma (,)
Nudge Audio Subframe Left Many
Nudge the selected audio edit point left by 10 subframes, creating a split edit
Shift-Option-Comma (,)
Nudge Audio Subframe Right
Nudge the selected audio edit point right by one subframe, creating a split edit
Option-Period (.)
Nudge Audio Subframe Right Many
Nudge the selected audio edit point right by 10 subframes, creating a split edit
Shift-Option-Period (.)
Nudge Down
Nudge down the value of the selected keyframe in the Animation Editor
Option-Down Arrow
Nudge Left
Nudge the selection one unit to the left
Comma (,)
Nudge Left Many
Nudge the selection 10 units to the left
Shift-Comma (,)
Nudge Right
Nudge the selection one unit to the right
Period (.)
Nudge Right Many
Nudge the selection 10 units to the right
Shift-Period (.)
Nudge Up
Nudge up the value of the selected keyframe in the Animation Editor
Option-Up Arrow
Open Audition
Open the selected audition
Y
Overwrite
Overwrite at the skimmer or playhead position
D
Overwrite - Backtimed
Overwrite from the skimmer or playhead position back
Shift-D
Overwrite to Primary Storyline
Overwrite at the skimmer or playhead position in the primary storyline
Command-Option-Down Arrow
Paste as Connected
Paste the selection and connect it to the primary storyline
Option-V
Paste Effects
Paste effects and their settings to the selection
Command-Option-V
Paste Insert at Playhead
Insert the Clipboard contents at the skimmer or playhead position
Command-V
Play Around
Play around the playhead position
Shift-Question Mark (?)
Play Forward
Play forward (press L multiple times to increase the playback speed)
L
Play Forward
Play forward (press L multiple times to increase the playback speed)
Control-L
Play from Playhead
Play from the playhead position
Option-Space bar
Play Full Screen
Play full screen from the skimmer or playhead position
Command-Shift-F
Play Reverse
Play in reverse (press J multiple times to increase the reverse playback speed)
J
Play Reverse
Play in reverse while editing a text field (press J multiple times to increase the reverse playback speed)
Control-J
Play Reverse
Play in reverse
Shift-Space bar
Play Selection
Play the selection
Slash (/)
Play to End
Play from the playhead to the end of the selection
Shift-Control-O
Play to End
Play from the playhead to the end of the selection
Shift-Control-O
Play/Pause
Start or pause playback
Space bar
Play/Pause
Start or pause playback while editing a text field
Control-Space bar
Position Tool
Make the Position tool active
P
Positive Timecode Entry
Enter a positive timecode value to move the playhead forward, move a clip later, or trim a range or clip, depending on your selection
Equal Sign (=)
Preferences
Open the Final Cut Pro Preferences window
Command-Comma (,)
Previous Clip
Go to the previous item (in the Event Browser) or the previous edit point (in the Timeline)
Command-Control-Left Arrow
Previous Marker
Move the playhead to the previous marker
Control-Semicolon (;)
Previous Pick
Select the previous clip in the Audition window, making it the audition pick
Control-Left Arrow
Previous Tab
Go to the previous pane in the Inspector or the Color Board
Shift-Control-Tab
Project Properties
Open the Properties inspector for the current project
Command-J
Quit
Quit Final Cut Pro
Command-Q
Raise Volume 1 dB
Raise the audio volume by 1 dB
Control-Equal Sign (=)
Range Selection Tool
Make the Range Selection tool active
R
Redo Change
Redo the last command
Command-Shift-Z
Remove All Keywords From Selection
Remove all keywords from the Event Browser selection
Control-0
Render All
Start all rendering tasks
Shift-Control-R
Render Selection
Start rendering tasks for the selection
Control-R
Replace
Replace the selected clip in the Timeline with the Event Browser selection
Shift-R
Replace from Start
Replace the selected clip in the Timeline with the Event Browser selection, starting from its start point
Option-R
Replace with Gap
Replace the selected Timeline clip with a gap clip
Command-Delete
Retime Editor
Show or hide the Retime Editor
Command-R
Retime Editor
Show or hide the Retime Editor
Command-R
Retime: Create Normal Speed Segment
Set the selection to play at normal (100 percent) speed
Shift-N
Retime: Hold
Create a 2-second Hold segment
Shift-H
Retime: Reset
Reset the selection to play forward at normal (100 percent) speed
Command-Option-R
Reveal in Event Browser
Reveal the selected clip in the Event Browser
Shift-F
Reveal in Finder
Reveal the selected Event clip’s source media file in the Finder
Command-Shift-R
Select (Arrow) Tool
Make the Select tool active
A
Select All
Select all clips
Command-A
Select All
Select all clips
Command-A
Select Clip
Select the clip under the pointer in the Timeline
C
Select Clip Range
Set the range selection to match the boundaries of the clip below the skimmer or playhead
X
Select Left and Right Audio Edit Edges
For audio/video clips in expanded view, select the left and right edges of the audio edit point
Shift-Backslash (\)
Select Left and Right Edit Edges
Select the left and right edges of the edit point
Backslash (\)
Select Left Audio Edge
For audio/video clips in expanded view, select the left edge of the audio edit point
Shift-Left Bracket ([)
Select Left Edge
Select the left edge of the edit point
Left Bracket ([)
Select Right Audio Edge
For audio/video clips in expanded view, select the right edge of the audio edit point
Shift-Right Bracket (])
Select Right Edge
Select the right edge of the edit point
Right Bracket (])
Set Selection End
Set the end point for the selection
O
Set Selection End
Set the end point for the selection while editing a text field
Control-O
Set Selection Start
Set the start point for the selection
I
Set Selection Start
Set the start point for the selection while editing a text field
Control-I
Show Fewer Filmstrip Frames
Show fewer filmstrip frames in Event Browser clips
Command-Shift-Comma (,)
Show More Filmstrip Frames
Show more filmstrip frames in Event Browser clips
Command-Shift-Period (.)
Show One Frame per Filmstrip
Show one frame per filmstrip
Command-Shift-Option-Comma (,)
Show/Hide Audio Animation
Show or hide the Audio Animation Editor for the selected clips
Control-A
Show/Hide Audio Enhancements
Show or hide the Audio Enhancements inspector
Command-8
Show/Hide Audio Meters
Show or hide the Audio meters
Command-Shift-8
Show/Hide Color Board
Show or hide the Color Board
Command-6
Show/Hide Effects Browser
Show or hide the Effects Browser
Command-5
Show/Hide Event Library
Show or hide the Event Library
Command-Shift-1
Show/Hide Histogram
Show or hide the Histogram in the Viewer
Command-7
Show/Hide Inspector
Show or hide the Inspector pane
Command-4
Show/Hide Keyword Editor
Show or hide the Keyword Editor
Command-K
Show/Hide Precision Editor
When an edit point is selected, show or hide the Precision Editor
Control-E
Show/Hide Project Library
Show or hide the Project Library
Command-0
Show/Hide Skimmer Info
Show or hide clip information when skimming in the Event Browser
Control-Y
Show/Hide Timeline Index
Show or hide the Timeline Index for the open project
Command-Shift-2
Show/Hide Vectorscope
Show or hide the Vectorscope in the Viewer
Command-Option-7
Show/Hide Video Animation
Show or hide the Video Animation Editor for the selected Timeline clips
Control-V
Show/Hide Waveform
Show or hide the Waveform Monitor in the Viewer
Command-Shift-7
Snapping
Turn snapping on or off
N
Solo
Solo the selected items in the Timeline
Option-S
Solo Animation
Show one effect at a time in the Video Animation Editor
Shift-Control-V
Source Media: Audio & Video
Turn on audio/video mode to add the video and audio portion of your selection to the Timeline
Option-1
Source Media: Audio Only
Turn on audio-only mode to add the audio portion of your selection to the Timeline
Option-3
Source Media: Video Only
Turn on video-only mode to add the video portion of your selection to the Timeline
Option-2
Stop
Stop playback
K
Stop
Stop playback while editing a text field
Control-K
Synchronize Clips
Synchronize the selected Event clips
Command-Option-G
Timeline History Back
Go back one level in the Timeline history
Command-Left Bracket ([)
Timeline History Forward
Go forward one level in the Timeline history
Command-Right Bracket (])
Toggle Storyline Mode
Turn on or turn off the ability to build storylines when dragging clips in the Timeline
G
Transform Tool
Make the Transform tool active and display onscreen controls for the selected clip
Shift-T
Trim End
Trim the end of the selected or topmost clip to the skimmer or playhead position
Option-Right Bracket (])
Trim Start
Trim the clip start point to the skimmer or playhead position
Option-Left Bracket ([)
Trim to Selection
Trim clip start and end points to the range selection
Option-Backslash (\)
Trim Tool
Make the Trim tool active
T
Undo Change
Undo the last command
Command-Z
Unrate
Remove ratings from the selection
U
Up
Go to the previous item (in the Event Browser) or the previous edit point (in the Timeline)
Up Arrow
Up
While editing a text field, go to the previous item (in the Event Browser) or the previous edit point (in the Timeline)
Control-Up Arrow
View Clip Names
Show or hide clip names in the Event Browser
Shift-Option-N
View Event Browser as Filmstrip
Switch the Event Browser to filmstrip view
Command-Option-1
View Event Browser as List
Switch the Event Browser to list view
Command-Option-2
Zoom In
Zoom in to the Timeline, Event Browser, or Viewer
Command-Equal Sign (=)
Zoom Out
Zoom out of the Timeline, Event Browser, or Viewer
Command-Hyphen (-)
Zoom to Fit
Zoom the contents to fit the size of the Event Browser, Viewer, or Timeline
Shift-Z
Zoom to Samples
Turn zooming in to audio samples on or off
Control-Z
Zoom Tool
Make the Zoom tool active
Z