Final Cut Pro X, the professional video editing tool from Apple was given a significant update on Tuesday, with new features like support for RED cameras, native REDCODE RAW editing, and the ability to expand multichannel audio files in a timeline.
A new unified import window is also included, allowing users to transfer media from both file-based cameras and folders of files. And a redesigned “Share” interface has been implemented, giving users the ability to export projects and range selections to one or more destinations.
Final Cut Version 10.0.6, is now available in the Mac App Store. It is a 1.53GB download, and requires OS X 10.6.8 or later. The update is free for existing users, and new customers can purchase the software for $299.99.
The full list of other features and fixes in Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6 according to Apple:
- MXF plug-in support that allows you to work natively with MXF files from import through delivery using third-party plug-ins
- Dual viewers, each with a video scope display, let you compare shots to match action and color
- Option to add chapter markers in the timeline for export to video files, DVD, and Blu-ray disc
- Range selection now preserves start and end points in the Event Browser and allows you to create multiple range selections on a single clip
- Paste attributes window lets you choose specific effects to copy between clips
- Flexible Clip Connections allow you to keep Connected Clips in place when slipping, sliding or moving clips in the Primary Storyline
- Add a freeze frame to your timeline with a single keystroke
- Drop shadow effect with intuitive onscreen controls to adjust position, edge falloff, angle, and more
- New controls for combining audio from multiple angles within a Multicam Clip
- Compound Clip creation in the timeline now saves the clip in the Event Browser for re-use in other projects
- XML 1.2 featuring metadata import and export for richer integration with third-party apps
Final Cut Version 10.0.6, is now available in the Mac App Store. (Direct Link)
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