All posts for the day June 23rd, 2011

Completely redesigned from the ground up, Final Cut Pro adds extraordinary speed, quality, and flexibility to every part of the post-production workflow.

Revolutionary Video Editing
? Assemble clips in the Magnetic Timeline without clip collisions or sync problems.
? Use Clip Connections to attach B-roll, sound effects, and music to the timeline.
? Reduce clutter by grouping clips into a Compound Clip. Easily expand it back to single clips.
? Perfect your pacing right in the timeline with the Inline Precision Editor.
? Cycle through different shots, graphics, or effects at one place in the timeline with Auditions.

Powerful Media Organization
? Import a broad range of formats including native AVCHD, H.264 from DSLRs, and more.
? Content Auto-Analysis captures camera metadata and analyzes shots in the background.
? Choose analysis options for stabilization, rolling shutter correction, and audio enhancement.
? Create and apply custom keywords on the fly as you select ranges in clips.
? Smart Collections let you dynamically organize content and find any shot in a few clicks.

Incredible Performance
? New 64-bit architecture uses all the RAM in your system for larger projects and richer effects.
? The Cocoa foundation makes Final Cut Pro more responsive, interactive, and fun to use.
? Final Cut Pro taps the GPU on the graphics card and all the cores in your Mac for speed.
? Background processing lets you keep working without interruption.
? A ColorSync-managed color pipeline produces accurate, consistent color across applications.

Compelling, Customizable Effects
? Preview effects to see how they look with your footage before applying them.
? Change the look of titles, transitions, and effects using intuitive controls.
? Control effects with precision using a keyframe editor that appears directly in the timeline.
? Adjust the Ken Burns effect with simple onscreen arrows for start and end points.

Integrated Audio Editing
? Let Final Cut Pro repair significant audio problems such as hum, excessive noise, and more.
? Sync DSLR video with separate audio in a single step, with instant audio waveform matching.
? Enrich your soundtrack with a library of royalty-free sound effects and audio effect plug-ins.
? Create immersive audio experiences in 5.1 surround.

Intuitive Color Grading
? Improve the look of any clip with the single-click Balance Color feature.
? Apply the Match Color feature to match the looks of two clips shot under different conditions.
? Manipulate color, saturation, and exposure with the Color Board.
? Fine tune color for a specific color range or area of the screen using keying and masks.

One-Step, Optimized Output
? Export projects to Apple devices and websites such as Vimeo, YouTube, and Facebook.
? Add your content to a set of themed menus, then burn a DVD or Blu-ray disc.
? Output files for HTTP live streaming in a single step.

System Requirements: 2GB of RAM (4GB recommended), OpenCL-capable graphics card or Intel HD Graphics 3000 or later, 256MB of VRAM, display with 1280-by-768 resolution or higher, 2.4GB of disk space.