August 11, 2015
by Larry Jordan
I have a love/hate relationship with the audio effects and filters in Final Cut Pro X. The filters themselves are amazingly powerful, which I love. But they can only be applied to individual clips, not “tracks,” which make them very cumbersome and slow to use.
This is why I rarely write about them – in concept, they are great. In practice, they are a mess.
However, recently Emory Schley wrote and asked if I could explain how to use the DeEsser effect in FCP X. As someone who has been accused of having somewhat sibilant “ss’es” I can appreciate why an editor would want to use this effect.