Friday, January 22, 2021
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Apple updates Final Cut Pro X, Motion, and Compressor

Apple has updated its pro video apps for macOS — Final Cut Pro X, Motion and Compressor —with feature tweaks, performance improvements and bug fixes. Final Cut Pro 10.3.2 changes include:

 

  • Ability to add custom folders of audio files to the Sound Effects browser;
  • Using ripple delete on audio-only clips no longer disables the selected range;
  • Audio meters retain custom width after relaunch;
  • Improves responsiveness when editing very long projects;
  • Improves performance when exporting H.264 files and changing frame rate;
  • Exporting ProRes 4444 files with transparency using Compressor creates a correct alpha channel.

Motion 5.3.1 improves stability when using multiple camera behaviors. It also improves performance when exporting H.264 files and changing frame rates.

Compressor 4.3.1 changes include:

  • Fade In/Fade Out filter is applied correctly when using distributed encoding;
  • Disc name and titles are correctly displayed when using languages with double-byte characters;
  • Location paths are respected when using Compressor via Terminal;
  • Improves performance when exporting H.264 files and changing frame rate;
  • Exporting ProRes 4444 files with transparency using Compressor creates a correct alpha channel.

All the apps are available at the Mac App Store and are free updates for registered users. For new users Final Cut Pro costs $299.99, Motion is $49.99, and Compressor is $49.99.

 

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the news editor of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.