Big fat fcpx update

So much news in under a week. Within a thirty minute window starting at 8:30 GMT on Thursday the 19th of December, Apple updated FCPX, Motion & Compressor and also released the new Mac Pro to the world.

FCPX Cheat Sheet

Want to get up to speed with Final Cut Pro X 10.1 quickly? Sam Mestman has published this FCPX 10.1 Cheat Sheet to show you the new features you need to know about.

4k Youtube export

When Stephen Gray got in contact with us saying he had edited a short test film in RED 4K on Final Cut Pro X 10.1 and uploaded it to YouTube in 4K, we were impressed. FCP 10.1 was less than 24 hours old!

first 24 hours fcpx macpro new

It's been twenty four hours since we started to use the new Mac Pro with Final Cut Pro 10.1. We thought we would post our initial findings on the hardware, the software and the combination of the two. We also publish a jaw dropping video showing just how many effects you can apply to a RED 4K clip without frame dropping. A must watch!

fcpxworks mestman

Sam Mestman has no doubt that FCPX works, so confident that he is organising a same named event for the start of his new company in January that's free for all to attend.

blackmagic videos resolve

Something to do whilst we bite our nails waiting for the FCPX update! Blackmagic Design has published seven customer profile videos of professional colourists who use DaVinci Resolve.

jordan hollyn lacpug

We post many articles about equipment and tutorials, so it's nice to sit back and watch a long video that concentrates on the actual art of editing. Norman Hollyn and Larry Jordan dive deep into the craft.

4 types people fcpx

At FCP.co we don't really get into slanging wars about which NLE is better, but a recent post got our blood boiling. Rather than pick apart the article piece by piece, we thought we would take a wider look at the matter. We have arrived at the conclusion that there are four kinds of people when it comes to Final Cut Pro X.

FCPX diary 3

The third instalment of the FCPX Man Diary catches up with our FCPX newbie as he starts a series of tutorials whilst at 30,000 feet. A smooth ride or does he encounter turbulence?

captain phillips davinci resolve

Hot on the heels of the success of Rush, Blackmagic Designs' DaVinci Resolve has racked up another top Hollywood grading credit with Captain Phillips. 

bulding ideal FCPX edit suite

It's been a quiet few days for FCP news this week in the shadow of the US election. This gave us time to dream about our ideal FCPX edit suite if money was no object.

compressor clusters fcpx motion

Are your Compressor jobs taking a long time? How about sending jobs to a virtual cluster in your Mac or a cluster of external machines to distribute the workload and speed up the process. This Apple document shows you how.

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This week on the 21st of June, Final Cut Pro X wil be one year old. We take a look back at that eventful year and take a look forward to the next 12 months of FCPX's life.