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Apple Offering 90-Day Free Trials for Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X

Thursday March 26, 2020 2:58 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apple is offering new free trial options for Final Cut Pro X and Logic Pro X, its video and audio editing software designed for professional projects, giving customers 90 days to try them out prior to a purchase. The new longer trial options will be beneficial to those who are working from home, including students who are no longer able to work in a classroom environment, and those who are...

Apple Launches Updated Version of Final Cut Pro X With Optimizations for Upcoming Mac Pro

Monday October 7, 2019 10:24 am PDT by Juli Clover
Alongside macOS Catalina, Apple today announced the launch of an updated version of Final Cut Pro X, which is optimized for the upcoming Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR that goes along with it. The new version of Final Cut Pro X has a new Metal engine that's designed to take advantage of the power of the new ‌Mac Pro‌ while also delivering performance gains across a wide range of Mac systems. ...

Final Cut Pro X Updated With Support for Third-Party Workflow Extensions

Thursday November 15, 2018 9:23 am PST by Juli Clover
Apple today announced a new update for Final Cut Pro X, which introduces support for workflow extensions that will allow professional video editors to use third-party apps and services directly within the Final Cut Pro app. Workflow extensions have been designed to match the look of Final Cut Pro, offering tight integration with the app. Media can be dragged into Final Cut Pro libraries,...

Final Cut Pro Updated With Several Bug Fixes

Monday April 30, 2018 11:29 am PDT by Juli Clover
Final Cut Pro, Apple's video editing software aimed at professionals, today received a minor update to address a few bugs that have been discovered since the release of the 10.4.1 version of the app. According to Apple's notes, the update fixes a bug that caused clips you didn't mean to select to be included when selecting multiple clips using the Shift key, and it addresses issues related...

Vimeo Launches macOS App Aimed at Final Cut Pro Users

Tuesday April 10, 2018 8:04 am PDT by Mitchel Broussard
Vimeo today announced a new "Vimeo for macOS" app that brings some of the service's core functionalities to Mac computers, particularly aimed at creators using Apple's Final Cut Pro video editing software. While users could already upload to Vimeo from Final Cut Pro, the company noted that its new Mac app gives Final Cut Pro users "more control over file formats and video codecs."...

Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 and Motion and Compressor Updates Now Available on Mac App Store

Monday April 9, 2018 8:02 am PDT by Joe Rossignol
Apple today released Final Cut Pro version 10.4.1, the latest update to its professional video editing software that it previewed last week. The update is available from the Mac App Store free of charge for existing users, while Final Cut Pro remains $299.99 for new users in the United States. The update may still be in the process of appearing for some users. Final Cut Pro 10.4.1...

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.1 Available Next Week With ProRes RAW and Advanced Closed Captioning

Thursday April 5, 2018 8:23 am PDT by Joe Rossignol
Apple today previewed Final Cut Pro X version 10.4.1, an upcoming update to its professional video editing software. The headline feature is a new ProRes RAW format, which combines the visual and workflow benefits of RAW video with the performance of ProRes, a lossy video compression format developed by Apple for use in post-production.With ProRes RAW, editors can import, edit and grade...

Hands-On With the New Final Cut Pro X 10.4 Update

Tuesday December 19, 2017 1:02 pm PST by Juli Clover
Alongside the launch of the iMac Pro last Thursday, Apple introduced a new version of Final Cut Pro X, the company's video editing software aimed at professionals. We went hands-on with the new Final Cut Pro X 10.4 update in our latest video to highlight the new features you can expect to see. Subscribe to the MacRumors YouTube channel for more videos. Final Cut Pro X 10.4 introduces 360º ...

Final Cut Pro X 10.4 Released With Support for 360º VR Video Editing, HDR and HEVC Video, and Much More

Thursday December 14, 2017 4:27 am PST by Joe Rossignol
Apple today announced it has released Final Cut Pro X 10.4 and updated Logic Pro X, Motion, and Compressor alongside the launch of the iMac Pro. As previewed earlier this year, Final Cut Pro X 10.4 includes 360º VR video editing, HDR support, and new color tools like a white balance picker. It also includes support for HEVC, the new video format introduced in macOS High Sierra and iOS 11,...

Apple Demos iMac Pro at Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit

Monday October 30, 2017 7:05 am PDT by Joe Rossignol
Apple set up an iMac Pro at the third annual FCPX Creative Summit in Cupertino, California over the weekend, providing attendees with a closer look at the powerful workstation ahead of its December launch. Apple appears to have allowed attendees to take pictures of the iMac Pro at the event. French blog MacGeneration rounded up some of the photos shared on social platforms like Instagram and...

Final Cut Pro X 10.4 Coming Later This Year With Improved Color Tools, HEVC and VR Support

Friday October 27, 2017 5:54 pm PDT by Juli Clover
At the Final Cut Pro X Creative Summit, which includes a visit to Apple's Cupertino Campus, Apple announced the next version of its video editing software aimed at professionals, Final Cut Pro X 10.4. Details about the announcement were shared on Twitter by FCPX experts Peter Wiggins, Alex Gollner, and Richard Taylor, giving us a hint of what's coming later this year. Image via Richard Taylor ...

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X, Compressor and Motion With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Thursday January 19, 2017 5:26 pm PST by Juli Clover
Apple today updated Final Cut Pro X, Compressor, and Motion, its software designed for professional video editors. Today's updates, the first since October, add new features and multiple bug fixes. Version 10.3.2 of Final Cut Pro X introduces the ability to add custom folders of audio files to the Sound Effects browser, and the following bug fixes:- Ability to add custom folders of audio files ...

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X With Revamped Interface, Magnetic Timeline and Touch Bar Support

Thursday October 27, 2016 12:53 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apple today released a major update for Final Cut Pro X, its video editing software aimed at professionals. Today's update includes a new look for the software, support for the Touch Bar included in the new MacBook Pro, and a host of other features. Final Cut Pro X features a revamped interface that's designed to streamline the layout for optimal screen space on the MacBook Pro, plus it...

Final Cut Pro X Receives Minor Update With Performance Improvements, Bug Fixes

Thursday September 3, 2015 1:35 pm PDT by Juli Clover
Apple's professional video editing software Final Cut Pro X received its first update in months this afternoon, adding a handful of new features, fixing several bugs, and improving performance and stability. The update adds native support for the Sony XAVC-L and Panasonic AVC-Intra 4:4:4 files, introduces exporting of interlaced H.264 video, and allows users to import Canon XF-AVC 8-bit video...

Apple Launches New Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor Updates

Monday April 13, 2015 9:26 am PDT by Juli Clover
Apple today sent out a press release announcing an update to its professional video editing software, Final Cut Pro X, along with updates to companion apps Motion and Compressor. The updates bring new features for motion graphics and enhancements to speed up video editing, packaging, and delivery. As described by Apple, Final Cut Pro's 10.2 update marks the debut of easy-to-use tools for the...

Apple Showcases Final Cut Pro X Usage in Production of Hollywood Film 'Focus'

Wednesday February 25, 2015 11:02 am PST by Joe Rossignol
Just a few days before the release of the Hollywood romantic comedy film Focus, starring Will Smith and Margot Robbie, Apple has provided a behind-the-scenes look at how Final Cut Pro X was used to produce the movie. The feature page provides an in-depth profile of how Final Cut Pro X was used for editing, screen-ready effects and post-production. Focus directors John Requa and Glenn Ficarra ...