In this tutorial, we'll review the Final Cut Pro 10 interface, and I'll explain how to use the exercise files that are included with this class. We'll explore how Final Cut Pro 10 is arranged and look at the windows in the default workspace. Finally, we'll review some important editing tools that we'll be using throughout this course, download the exercise files using the link provided with the course. You can save them on an external hard drive, on your desktop, or in a folder of your choice. Select a convenient location, because we'll be accessing the files as we go through the course. I downloaded the files to my desktop. I'll open the folder to reveal two subfolders, one contains the Final Cut Pro library and the other contains footage that will import later in the training. On the left side, you see the Final Cut Pro 10 library. The library media folder is identified by a star. This is where we'll store our media in Final Cut organized into a series of folders, keyword collections, and smart collections. After the clips are organized, we'll populate the timeline in the lower part of the interface creating a Final Cut Pro project. The viewer in the top center of the screen will change based on the type of clip you select. You can see that the clip titled Tahoe Clips 12_1 is currently selected. If I had the project timeline selected, I would see the clip from the timeline in the viewer instead. The inspector is on the right side of the interface. It displays information about the selected clip. The details will change depending whether the selected clip is in the timeline or in an event. The video inspector provides parameters to change the scale, position, and rotation of a clip inside a project. The toolbar just above the project timeline provides tools to edit clips in the timeline. Currently, the default tool is selected, but there are other tool options such as, trim, range selection, and a blade tool. Final Cut Pro 10 provides several content tools in the effects browser to help polish the look of your videos. You can select special effects such as, color correction, blur or glow. Some effects are specifically meant for 360 degree video production. There are also transitions that you can add between clips. For example, you could use a dissolve transition to indicate time passing. Another handy tool is the titles and generators sidebar. Here, you'll find a series of title templates that you can add to your project. You can also use generators such as, solids or gradients to combine with titles or graphics or overlay your video with the help of blend modes. When you launch Final Cut for the first time, whether from your doc or by double-clicking the application folder, you'll be presented with an untitled library that contains no media. This is known as the default workspace. You can see where your library will be visible including events, footage or graphics. When you create a project, your media will populate the timeline in the lower part of the interface. Since we haven't loaded any event footage, the viewer is currently blank. Inside the inspector on the right of the screen, we see the library properties, including its size and file locations. Again, this is the default workspace interface. There are other workspace views available by clicking the window menu. We will use several workspace views throughout this training. If I click "Workspaces" and select ''Organize'', I'll see the workspace that's optimized for managing organizational tasks. If I select color and effects, I'll see a workspace more conducive to adding effects onto clips and performing color correction. Final Cut can even recommend video edits using scopes. As you get more familiar with Final Cut, you can create and save your own workspaces and share them with others. Using the window menu, the Go To option takes you to your libraries. As your projects become more complex, you can use the window menu to return to the default workspace view. I recommend that you review this video after you've gone through the course and are ready to begin laying out your project workspaces. In this tutorial, we had a quick tour of the Final Cut Pro 10 interface and learned about the included exercise files, we explored screen layouts and some of the tools available in Final Cut Pro.