Just in time for the new Mac Pro going on sale, Final Cut Pro has gotten a big update, with improved support for 4K.
It appears that the public outcry against Final Cut Pro X has been so great that Apple is putting the legacy version, Final Cut Studio, back on sale. It's reportedly available for $999 from telesales only.
Cyrus Sutton is a surfer. And he's reviewing Final Cut Pro X for Gizmodo. Why? Because he's one of the best surf flick directors in decades. His movies exude a summertime vibe I wish I could bottle up for winter.
You don't say?
Matt Toder has been editing video professionally for eight years, and currently works at Gawker.TV. These are his thoughts on Apple's latest Final Cut Pro release.
Sometimes Xmas comes earlier and when you less expect it: A Greenwich High School student wrote a letter directly to Mr. Jobs himself asking politely for an student discount on Final Cut Studio 2. Two weeks later, he got way more than he wanted, shipped directly from Cupertino.The student, a long-time Gizmodo reader…
AppleInsider reports that there will be something "super secret" unveiled at a January 16 Final Cut Pro group, held a day after Steve Jobs' January 15 Macworld keynote. What it is is unknown (obviously, because it's a secret), but will probably not be the next version of Final Cut Studio. It could be an updated Mac…
The Apple store has come back online (as expected I guess) with a new goodie!
Final Cut Studio 2
Existing users upgrade for $499, new for $1,299.00
Apple introduced Open Format for Final Cut Pro, allowing you to mix different formats on the timeline. They say "it just works," and from the demo, looks like all kinds of formats can nicely live together on the same editing timeline, where they had to be transcoded to work together before.
Adobe announced its Production Studio software is on its way for the Mac, returning the respectable Adobe Premiere Pro nonlinear editing software back to the Mac whence it came. Also newly available on the Mac will be DVD authoring software Adobe Encore and the new Adobe Soundbooth, which makes audio production more…
Matrox just shipped MXO, a handy little box for Mac users who edit professional-level video. Connected to the Mac's secondary DVI port and also hooked up to USB 2.0, this portable unit converts that computer video into TV video, allowing the signal to be recorded easily in real time. It can also be output to a variety…