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.
When the new workflow extensions for Final Cut Pro X were announced, only three were mentioned in the initial PR. The 'speech to text' transcription service Simon Says is the next one released and we are sure it will create a lot of interest.
A busy few days for everybody! Apple's video Pro Apps all get an update and the fourth FCPX Creative Summit takes place. We have corralled the videos from the past week with multiple languages and multiple opinions on the update!
Apple today has updated Final Cut Pro X to 10.4.4, Motion to 5.4.2 and Compressor to 4.4.2. We take a look at the new features including the new third party apps that work within FCPX.
Frame.io is one of the first three companies that has released a workflow extension for Final Cut Pro 10.4.4. Now you can access the popular online review tools directly from within FCPX
It has been a long time since the Mac mini got any love from Apple. Today at their special event, they announced a new Mac mini and a redesigned MacBook Air. Plus there was another announcement that catapults mobile editing to a new level.
Getting a voice to sound good to balance against music for example, can be a bit of a challenge. Yes there are built-in tools with FCPX, but they can require constant tweaking. Accusonus has just added a $59 one knob controlled voice leveller to the their range of audio plugins.
There's always a question on blogs, Facebook or Twitter on how to make a series of stills look good. This new FCPX set of plugins from Idustrial Revolution enables the building of a stylish scrolling display of stills or video.
MacOS Mojave was released on Monday and one of its lesser publicised features is easier external GPU support. Michael P Schmidt burnt the midnight oil testing out an eGPU with Final Cut Pro X. Prepare for a performance boost!
The use of creative LUTs has exploded over the last few years. One company that you might not have heard of was there at the start, Picture Instruments. They've got a new FCPX plugin that allows the mixing of up to 5 LUTs in the Inspector.
We have been to the previous three and can tell you first hand, if you are interested in Final Cut Pro X, this is the event of the year to attend.