Apple Final Cut Pro X gets Touch Bar support, redesigned UI, magnetic timeline and much more

Besides announcing the latest MacBook Pro laptops, Apple has also updated the company’s professional video editing app, Final Cut Pro X with latest editing features such as support for the Touch Bar, Magnetic Timeline and a revamped User Interface with complete support for wide colour workflows.

Latest features in Final Cut Pro 10.3

  • Remove Attributes allows users to easily delete or reuse select effects across multiple clips;
  • Timecode overlay effect and generator allow users to edit with a large view of source timecode;
  • Support for ProRes MXF, Panasonic V-Log and export of AVC-Intra;
  • Direct video output via Thunderbolt 3 enables high-quality video monitoring on an external display with a single cable.

Apple also released updates to Motion and Compressor. Motion 5.3 features a sleek new interface with support for wide colour workflows and 3D text enhancements that improve the performance and realism of 3D titles. Compressor 4.3 has a new dark look, support for wide colour.

Susan Prescott, Apple’s vice president of Apps Product Marketing said

This is our biggest update to Final Cut Pro X since we completely redesigned it five years ago,” said . The new version features a sleek interface and adds powerful new editing features that go far beyond what’s possible with traditional, track-based video editing apps; and integration with the revolutionary Touch Bar gives professional video editors a whole new way to interact with Final Cut Pro X.

The latest update of Final Cut Pro 10.3 is available as a free update for the existing users and the new users will have to spend Rs 18,500 on the Mac App Store. Compressor 4.3 and Motion 5.3 are also available as a free update for the exisiting users and for Rs 3100 for every new user on the Mac App Store.

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