Apple is no stranger to controversy, and one can only assume that they were bracing for plenty of it by introducing Final Cut Pro X on Tuesday. The completely rewritten application has received both praise and outright hostility from users, with the older version -- along with Express and Server versions -- no longer available.
As promised back in April during NAB, Apple pulled the trigger on Final Cut Pro X Tuesday morning, turning its back on the previous generation of non-linear editing tools and offering a new, fully 64-bit application that aims to revolutionize how video content is created.
As rumored just last week, Apple has officially released Final Cut Pro X to the Mac App Store as promised back in April -- and it’s not alone. The company is also releasing Motion 5 and Compressor 4 at the record-low price of $49.99 each.
Recent Mac owners who rushed to get the latest and greatest computers with Thunderbolt on board have likely been disappointed to discover there’s nothing available yet to plug into them -- but that’s all about to change, as a video out of Japan reveals a new Blackmagic box in use with two of the ports.
As any Apple fan knows, the company likes to offer one last morsel at most of its media events, usually introduced with CEO Steve Jobs announcing there’s “one more thing.” We’re fully expecting that the tradition will continue with Monday’s keynote to kick off WWDC 2011 -- so here are a few likely candidates.
A slow week in the world of Maclandia. No revolutions, no one overthrown, no magical new devices or apps that promise to change your life. Could it be the calm before the storm? Well, there is WWDC on the horizon, which always promises to shake things up, and there was Final Cut Pro X, which had the video editing cognoscenti crying with joy, but what else happened in the last seven? Join us in finding out.
Fans of Final Cut Pro clamouring to get more information about the next version of the popular video editing software, announced last night in Las Vega, rejoice! Despite Apple's request that no recordings be made of the event, recordings have been made! And they're on Youtube.
Apple took the stage at Tuesday night’s NAB SuperMeet in Las Vegas to introduce the next-generation Final Cut Pro X, rewritten from the ground up as a 64-bit application -- but details on the fate of the Final Cut Studio bundle are a bit scarce.