Apple Updates Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for Mac to Support New iPad Apps

Alongside today's launch of Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for iPad, Apple has updated its video and audio apps for Mac to integrate with the iPad apps as well as deliver new features and bug fixes.

General Final Cut Pro Feature
Final Cut Pro 10.6.6 [Mac App Store] allows you to import your projects created in Final Cut Pro for ‌iPad‌, offers automatic color management for editing HDR and SDR clips in the same project, brings a new collection of titles, effects, and transitions, and adds a Scene Removal Mask tool to remove and replace backgrounds behind subjects without using a green screen. Apple has also released Pro Video Formats 2.2.5 with the latest professional video codec updates.

Motion 5.6.4 [Mac App Store] adds an automatic color processing feature for adapting to HDR and SDR timelines from Final Cut Pro, new HDR-optimized color processing sliders, new Green Screen Keyer and Luma Keyer filters for isolating foreground subjects, and improved performance.

Compressor 4.6.4 [Mac App Store] can now automatically center cropped video, supports standard copy-and-paste keyboard shortcuts for adding files from Finder to the batch window, and more.

Logic Pro 10.7.8 [Mac App Store] adds project roundtrip capabilities to support Logic Pro for ‌iPad‌, while also delivering several bug fixes and performance improvements.

And finally, iMovie [Mac App Store] has been updated to version 10.3.6 with stability and performance improvements.

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Top Rated Comments

rm5 Avatar
13 months ago

Pushing out final updates before the Mac apps go subscription based…
If the Mac apps go subscription-based, I'm out. I will stop using Logic because I'm not willing to pay yet another subscription for something I've been using for years that I paid once for.
Score: 9 Votes (Like | Disagree)
TheYayAreaLiving ?️ Avatar
13 months ago
Waiting for the day when macOS integrates with iPad OS.

macOS running on M2 iPad Pro.

Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
realtwang Avatar
13 months ago
I highly suggest everyone here flood them with feedback protesting the subscription model. I have done it already. They do read it - I've gotten many long-standing bugs fixed by using it.

apple.com/feedback
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Spock Avatar
13 months ago
Pushing out final updates before the Mac apps go subscription based…
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Orange Bat Avatar
13 months ago
I don’t see FCP on Mac going subscription based. They have a hard enough time getting pros to use it let alone giving them another reason to not use it.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Steve01234 Avatar
13 months ago
I don't see why apple can't do whats already been done for 30+ years - a flat update fee when a full ver comes around. $29 ? even $49 for Logic or FCP ?

You *really* dont want subscriptionware. case in point is one major NLE where you can no longer get the installers for older versions, and if you have them they won't authorize if installed. This locks you out of old projects if you haven't opened and saved them up ver 2-3 app vers. of course if you made XML files of your projects you have a shot a project updates, but the digital abyss of project lockout is the veyr biggest problem os subscriptionware. Just see the Capture One lead balloon of trying to get users onto subscriptions when the apps key selling point was it was perpetual lic, upgrade when you need to.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)