Final Cut Pro 6 - Finding a Clip’s Media File

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Finding a Clip’s Media File

With the exception of internally generated clips (such as slugs or color bars), all clips
have a media file path in their Source property.

To identify the media file to which a clip refers:


Select a clip in the Browser, then choose Edit > Item Properties > Format (or press

The Item Properties window appears, displaying all of the properties of the clip. The
clip’s Source property contains a file path to the clip’s media file. In some cases, the
entire path may be truncated to fit within the limits of the window.


Click Cancel, press Command-. (period), or press Escape to close the Item Properties
window without making any changes.

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Part II

Rough Editing