Transitioning from FCP to Premiere – the Gotchas

For those looking to avoid the pitfalls of FCP X and migrate to Adobe, Vimeo user Walter Biscardi Jr demonstrates some of the differences between FCP and Premiere Pro CS5.5 that may be able to save you some early transitional frustrations.

For the Final Cut Pro editor migrating over to Adobe Premiere Pro CS 5.5, the transition really could not be much easier. I often refer to PPro as “Final cu Cut Pro 8″ because it feels like the natural progression from FCP 7.

But there are a few quirks within the application that will drive you absolutely bonkers. So before you pull your hair out and start swearing up a blue streak, here’s a few of the “gotchas” that got me and how to avoid them.

One great thing about Adobe is that they ARE listening to feedback. So if you would like to offer input as Adobe prepares CS6, be sure to go to the website listed at the end of the video.