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

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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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