Final Cut Pro X 10.1 released

December 20th, 2013 Jump to Comment Section 14
Final Cut Pro X 10.1 released

Final Cut Pro X

Apple has announced a major update to Final Cut Pro X coinciding with release of the new Mac Pro. Version 10.1 enhances the softwares support with 4K among a host of other significant updates.

The program is now optimized to work with the dual AMD FirePro graphics chips found in the new Mac Pro, increasing performance for playback and rendering.

The 4K additions include titles, graphics and generators, as well as monitoring up to 4K via Thunderbolt 2 or HDMI on compatible devices, .

Here’s a full list of the updates found in 10.1

– Optimized playback and rendering using dual GPUs in the new Mac Pro :
– Video monitoring up to 4K via Thunderbolt 2 and HDMI on select Mac computers
– 4K content including titles, transitions, and generators
– Libraries allow you to gather multiple events and projects within a single bundle
– Easily open and close individual libraries to load just the material you need
– Option to import camera media to locations inside or outside of a library
– Automatically back up libraries to a user-specified drive or network location
– Project Snapshots let you quickly capture the project state for fast versioning
– Audio fade handles on individual audio channels in the timeline
– Add precise retime speeds by entering them numerically in the timeline
– Non-rippling retime option
– One step Replace and retime
– Custom project frame sizes
– Through edits displayed on all clip types
– Join Through Edit command removes bladed cuts to clips in the timeline
– Detach audio with Multicam clips in the timeline to manipulate audio and video separately
– Make video- or audio-only edits into the timeline with Multicam Clips as sources
– Blade and move audio in J- and L-cuts
– Ability to roll audio with J- and L-cut splits open
– Option to hide the Event browser to gain more screen space for viewing
– Native support for .MTS and .MT2S files from AVCHD cameras
– Used media indicators on source clips
– Improved performance with large projects
– Improved performance when modifying or adding keywords to many clips at once
– Easily move, copy, and paste multiple keyframes
– Option for the linear animation with Ken Burns effect
– Improved image stabilization with InertiaCam and Tripod mode
– Import photos from iOS devices
– Proxy and playback quality controls accessible in Viewer menu
– Support for portrait/landscape metadata in still images
– Effects parameters, fonts, and text size included in XML metadata
– Improved support for growing media and edit while ingest
– API for custom Share operations using third-party software
– FxPlug 3 with custom plug-in interfaces and dual-GPU support
– Share directly to YouTube at 4K resolution

Version 10.1 is a free update to current Final Cut X users, and you can download it here.

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