Final Cut Pro has been completely redesigned from the ground up and it now adds extraordinary quality, speed, and flexibility to every part of the post-production workflow.
The first choice of professional editors worldwide, Final Cut Pro delivers high-performance digital nonlinear editing, native support for virtually any video format, and facility-class extensibility and interoperability.
Its workflow extends through the other Final Cut Studio applications and Final Cut Server for even more power.
Whether you`re working solo or collaborating with a team, Final Cut Pro will give you more creative options and technical control than ever before.
Here are some key features of "Apple Final Cut Pro":
Revolutionary Video Editing:
· Assemble clips in the Magnetic Timeline without clip collisions or sync problems.
· Use Clip Connections to attach B-roll, sound effects, and music to the timeline.
· Reduce clutter by grouping clips into a Compound Clip. Easily expand it back to single clips.
· Perfect your pacing right in the timeline with the Inline Precision Editor.
· Cycle through different shots, graphics, or effects at one place in the timeline with Auditions.
Powerful Media Organization:
· Import a broad range of formats including native AVCHD, H.264 from DSLRs, and more.
· Content Auto-Analysis captures camera metadata and analyzes shots in the background.
· Choose analysis options for stabilization, rolling shutter correction, and audio enhancement.
· Create and apply custom keywords on the fly as you select ranges in clips.
· Smart Collections let you dynamically organize content and find any shot in a few clicks.
· New 64-bit architecture uses all the RAM in your system for larger projects and richer effects.
· The Cocoa foundation makes Final Cut Pro more responsive, interactive, and fun to use.
· Final Cut Pro taps the GPU on the graphics card and all the cores in your Mac for speed.
· Background processing lets you keep working without interruption.
· A ColorSync-managed color pipeline produces accurate, consistent color across applications.
Compelling, Customizable Effects:
· Preview effects to see how they look with your footage before applying them.
· Change the look of titles, transitions, and effects using intuitive controls.
· Control effects with precision using a keyframe editor that appears directly in the timeline.
· Adjust the Ken Burns effect with simple onscreen arrows for start and end points.
Integrated Audio Editing:
· Let Final Cut Pro repair significant audio problems such as hum, excessive noise, and more.
· Sync DSLR video with separate audio in a single step, with instant audio waveform matching.
· Enrich your soundtrack with a library of royalty-free sound effects and audio effect plug-ins.
· Create immersive audio experiences in 5.1 surround.
Intuitive Color Grading:
· Improve the look of any clip with the single-click Balance Color feature.
· Apply the Match Color feature to match the looks of two clips shot under different conditions.
· Manipulate color, saturation, and exposure with the Color Board.
· Fine tune color for a specific color range or area of the screen using keying and masks.
One-Step, Optimized Output:
· Export projects to Apple devices and websites such as Vimeo, YouTube, and Facebook.
· Add your content to a set of themed menus, then burn a DVD or Blu-ray disc.
· Output files for HTTP live streaming in a single step.
· 2GB of RAM (4GB of RAM recommended)
· Intel HD Graphics 3000 or later
· 256MB of VRAM
· Display with 1280-by-768 resolution or higher
· Mac OS X v10.6.7 or later
· 2.4GB of disk space
What`s New in This Release: [ read full changelog ]
· Final Cut Pro X is a new paid release.