In article <4bc4fa58$0$24394$>, Warren Oates <> wrote: > In article > <>, > Michael Siemon <> wrote: > > > I'm looking for some way of correcting "mis-leveled" video footage -- my > > perspective on the viewscreen was skewed, and the resulting image is > > "tilted". Rotations in multiples of 90 degrees are common (e.g., > > built-in to iMovie). There are also "features" (e.g. in Final Cut > > Express) to animate an image by "rotating it" arbitrary amounts as a > > continuous visual "effect". Neither is what I want, and various google > > searches don't turn up anything. > > > > Are there plug-ins for Final Cut that would do this? Is there some > > reference on HD video file format, or more to the point, QuickTime .mov > > format, that would allow me to program an arbitrary translation (and > > subsequent crop to standard size) on this footage? > > > > Help!??! > > You can arbitrarily rotate clips in FCP. I haven't used it, but I've > played with it. Cropping of course is easy. Is that present in previous versions of FCP (FCP 6, for example?) I might be willing to shell out for a used copy of that, but the current purpose _really_ doesn't warrant an $800 or so software purchase.