How You Can Use the Viewer

The Viewer is extremely versatile. You can use the Viewer to:

Before you can work in the Viewer, it must be the currently selected, or active, window. Otherwise, any commands or keyboard shortcuts you use may perform the wrong operations. To display the Viewer (if it’s not open already), you must open a clip from the Browser or the Timeline. See Opening a Clip in the Viewer.

To make the Viewer window active
Do one of the following:
  • Click the Viewer.

  • Press Command-1. (Press this again to close the Viewer.)

  • Press Q to switch between the Viewer and the Canvas.