Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor

Apple on Thursday issued updates to Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor. Hoping to regain the affection of pro users who have recently strayed from the popular professional video editing software, Apple has rolled out a number of new features and bug fixes that will certainly be well received by the software’s users. If …   Read More

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Apple on Thursday issued updates to Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor.

Hoping to regain the affection of pro users who have recently strayed from the popular professional video editing software, Apple has rolled out a number of new features and bug fixes that will certainly be well received by the software’s users.

If you’ve already purchased the applications, the updates are free to install.

Final Cut Pro (10.0.8)

  • Support for Sony XAVC codec up to 4K resolution
  • Option to display ProRes Log C files from ARRI ALEXA cameras with standard Rec. 709 color and contrast levels
  • Resolves an issue where some third-party effects generated green frames during render
  • Resolves performance issues that could occur with certain titles and effects
  • Time reversed clips render in the background
  • Ability to use key commands to adjust Clip Appearance settings in the timeline
  • Ability to view reel number metadata located in the timecode track of video files
  • Mono audio files in a surround project export with correct volume levels
  • Drop zones no longer reset to the first frame of video after application restart
  • Fixes a performance issue which resulted from selecting multiple ranges on a single clip
  • Fixes an issue where the Play Around function did not work properly on certain clips when viewed through external video devices

Compressor (4.0.7)

  • Removes 1GB file size limit for uploads to Vimeo
  • Fixes a stability issue when playing back certain MPEG-2 files
  • Fixes a stability issue in Qmaster when processing multiple jobs

Motion (5.0.7)

  • Resolves an issue where some third-party effects generated green frames during render
  • Resolves performance issues that could occur with certain titles and effects
  • Fixes a stability issue when splitting layers in the timeline
  • Fixes an issue where launching a plug-in with a check box could require multiple clicks
  • Fixes a stability issue with CoreMelt plug-ins
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