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Final Cut Pro

Keyboard Shortcuts
General Controls Application Windows
x
return shift control

Open file Open selected item Open in separate window Open item editor Close window Help Quit Save Save all Undo Redo Audio scrub on or off Edit render quality Looping on or off Snapping on or off
shift shift shift N

+O

Viewer Canvas

x x x x x x x x x x
option

+1 + +
2 3

return

Timeline Browser Effects Favorites bin Trim Edit Log and Capture Item Properties Sequence Settings Preferences

+ shift +W +? +Q +S +S +
Z

+ return

+4 +5 +6 +7 +8 +9 +0 +Q

x x x x
option

x x

+Y +
S

+Y +
L

Select, Cut, Copy, and Paste

Navigation

Copy Cut Duplicate Make In/Out a selection Paste Paste attributes Select all Deselect all

x x
option option

+C +X +D +A +V +V + +
A D

Forward one frame Back one frame Forward one second Back one second Match frame Next edit Previous edit Next gap Previous gap Shuttle forward Shuttle backward To beginning of media To end of media1 To next edit or In/Out To previous edit or In/Out To next marker To previous marker To master clip
1

shift shift F shift option shift option

+ +

x
option

+ +E

x x

+G +G

'
;
home end

shift shift shift

+ + +
F

Shift+Home has the same functions as the End key.

Finding Items

Browser
x x
shift

Find Find next (in Find results) Find previous (in Find results)
Scrolling

+F +G + F3

Toggle list/icon view Insert bin Open bins (list view) Close bins (list view)

shift

+V
x

+B

Horizontal scroll left Horizontal scroll right Vertical scroll up Vertical scroll down
Screen Layout and Display

shift shift
page up page down

+ +

page up page down

Make Favorite Show logging columns Show standard columns


Timeline

option option shift

+F +B +
B

Create or break link


shift option

x
L option shift option option delete shift shift F4 shift F5 shift

+L

Custom layout 1 Custom layout 2


Projects and Sequences

+U +U

Linked selection on or off Create or break stereo pair Change track size

+T +T +W

Import file New project New sequence

x x x

+I +E +N

Clip Keyframes on or off Clip Overlays on or off Delete and leave gap Ripple delete (no gap) Fit sequence in window Lock video track Lock all video tracks Lock audio track Lock all audio tracks

+ +

delete Z

+track number + F4 +track number + F5

Logging and Capturing

In and Out Points2


F2

Log clip Batch capture


Playing Video

Set In point
x

I O J shift option option option shift X shift shift

+H

Set Out point Set video In only

Play/Stop Play around current Play every frame Play here to Out Play in reverse Play In to Out

space bar
\

Set video Out only Clear In

+ +I +O +X

option shift shift shift

+P + + +
P space bar
\

Clear Out Clear In and Out Make selection an In or Out Mark clip Go to In point Go to Out point
2

+A

+O

In and Out shortcuts follow a simple set-go to-clear scheme, using I or O for set, Shift+I or O to go to In or Out, and Option+I or O to clear In or Out. Markers
3

Add marker Add and name marker Delete marker Extend marker Reposition marker Next marker Previous marker
3

M M

+M
x

+~ +
shift

control shift shift option

+~

+~ +M +M

Marker shortcuts follow a simple set-next-previous scheme, using M for set, Shift+M for next, and Option+M for previous.

Editing

Compositing and Special Effects


x
E F9 shift F10 shift F11 shift F12

Apply default transition Extend edit Insert edit Insert with transition Overwrite Overwrite with transition Replace Fit to fill Superimpose Make subclip Slip edit Split edit Set target video Set target video to None Set target Audio 1 Set target Audio 1 to None Set target Audio 2 Set target Audio 2 to None Trim backward one frame Trim backward 5 frames Trim forward one frame Trim forward 5 frames
Output
shift shift shift

+T

Combine clips Add Motion KeyFrame Next Keyframe

option K shift option shift

+C

+ +K +
x x

+ F9

Previous Keyframe Make still frame

+ F10

Render effect (FXBuilder) Render selection

+K +R +R

+ F11

Render sequence Render single frame on or off

option
caps lock

+U click In or Out click In or Out

Speed Change Image/Wireframe view Change RGB/RGB+A/Alpha Fit in window Nudge position down Nudge position left Nudge position right Nudge position up Sub pixel down Sub pixel left
W shift shift

+J

option F6 shift F7 shift F8 shift

+W +Z + + + + + + + + += +shift shift shift shift

+ track number + F6 + track number + F7 + track number + F8

control control control control

+ + + +

x x x x x x

Sub pixel right Sub pixel up

Zoom in Zoom out

Change render quality Display frame4 Print to video


4

Y F15

+M

Shift+F12 has the same function as the F15 key.

Tools

Select

Tool Plus Command (x)

Tool Plus Shift

Tool Plus Option

Select Edit Select Group Select Range Select Track Forward Select Track Backward Select Track Select All Tracks Forward Select All Tracks Backward Select Roll Edit Ripple Edit Slip Slide Razor Blade Razor Blade All Zoom In Zoom Out Hand Crop Distort Pen Pen Delete Pen Smooth

A G G+G G+G+G T T+T T+T+T T+T+T+T T+T+T+T+T R R+R S S+S B B+B Z Z+Z H C D P P+P P+P+P

Select additional Select additional Select additional

Select range To Ripple tool Select additional

Link on/off Link on/off Link on/off Link on/off

All forward All backward

Link on/off Link on/off Link on/off

Track forward Track backward Select additional Select additional Select additional Select additional To Ripple tool To Roll tool Select clip Select clip To Blade All To Blade To Hand tool To Hand tool Zoom in Zoom in maximum Zoom out maximum Zoom out All sides Perspective Smooth on/off Resize Adjust line Pen

Link on/off Link on/off Link on/off Link on/off Link on/off Link on/off Link on/off

Zoom out Zoom in

Two sides

Pen delete

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