Final Cut Pro, the professional video editing tool from Apple, is the wildly popular digital editing software that combines editing, compositing, and effects programs all in one product. Exciting features such as interactive editing tools, built-in special effects, compatibility with Adobe After Effects filters, and full support for all QuickTime formats make Final Cut Pro the most accessible video editing tool on the market. Video that's edited with Final Cut Pro can be outputted to any professional video format: TV, VCR, computer monitor, or the Web (in the form of Web streaming media). Final Cut Pro 3 for Macintosh: Visual QuickPro Guide introduces video producers to the comprehensive set of tools available in Final Cut Pro . Step-by-step instructions lead readers through the basics and quickly into more advanced projects in video editing. All the important features of Apple's newest application are covered in detail-the easy-to-use interface, plug-and-play capability, integration with QuickTime software, as well as a host of other features and tools that enhance workflow and productivity.