Working with 24p Sources

With the emergence of 24p HD video recorders, there is a growing need for Final Cut Pro to support several aspects of editing at 24 fps (in some cases, actually 23.98 fps). To this end, Final Cut Pro and Cinema Tools provide the following:

Several of the features mentioned above are included with Final Cut Pro and do not require Cinema Tools; however, this manual describes all of these features because they relate to working with 24p, which is of specific interest to many filmmakers. See Frame Rate Basics for more information about working with the different frame rates.