Today Apple has updated Final Cut Pro X to 10.4.6, Motion to 5.4.3 and Compressor to 4.4.4. Apart from converting incompatible media formats, this looks like a big set of bug fixes. iMovie gets an update too!
Somebody said that the news on the run-up to NAB was quiet. Not any more, two announcements today and the second is an upgrade for users of Frame.io.
It seems that Apple really is getting the new product announcements out before their big streaming event on the 25th. It has just announced a refresh with new processors and new GPUs for the iMacs. **New iMac Pro GPU and memory options**
The guys at Lesspain Software have done a lot of listening to clients wishes. Their new version of Kyno contains a lot of new features and upgrades from user feedback. We are quite excited about the upcoming Frame.io integration. ***Patrick Southern demo video added***
The data transfer company MASV has just launched version 3 of their file transfer service. Faster transfer speeds, improved reliability and a download pay-as-you-go approach help get those large files sent.
As NAB draws near, the announcements start. Three of the speakers who will present on stage at the Faster Together event have just been announced. It is going to be well worth attending!
Idustrial Revolution has just released a new set of plugins for building grid slideshows on an FCPX timeline. They are on special offer at $39 for the launch, down from $49. Half-hour BTS video posted as well!
What happens when you combine Apple's native 3D SceneKit and FXPlug? You get Eneo3D, a new $60 plugin that allows you to import animated 3D models, light them, subject them to physics and of course use them in FCPX.
Were you sad to hear the usual annual meetup wasn't going to happen at NAB 2019? We can break the news that LumaForge has just announced that a replacement Tuesday night event will be held - an expansion of previous year's Faster Together presentations.
We got the news that the former FCPX product manager Steve Bayes had retired from Apple a few months ago. It has just been announced that he's now advising the storage company LumaForge. It has also been announced that you can now buy a LumaForge Jellyfish directly from Apple.