Final Cut Pro 6 - Using the Broadcast Safe Filter

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Using the Broadcast Safe Filter

The Broadcast Safe filter provides a quick way to reduce luma and chroma levels that
exceed the broadcast limits for NTSC, PAL, and HD video.

The easiest way to use the Broadcast Safe filter is by choosing one of the presets in the
filter’s Luma/Chroma Mode pop-up menu. The presets provide varying degrees of luma
and chroma limiting depending on the tolerance of your broadcast facility. For more
precise control, you can use the Custom preset to manually adjust the luma and
chroma saturation limits. You can also use the RGB Limiting controls to ensure that your
video levels are acceptable when converted to RGB color (for example, when your
video is displayed on a CRT monitor).

Broadcast Safe Filter Controls

The following section describes controls in the Broadcast Safe filter.