The updates we have been waiting for are finally here. We take a look a the new features of Final Cut Pro X, Motion and Compressor and put the software through some tests. We publish information on the new features, the test results, the recommendations and the gotchas.
KeyFlow Pro is a simple but powerful media asset manager, designed specifically to meet the needs of small to medium workgroups. It delivers a wide range of features at an affordable price through an intuitive UI.
Straight out of Mountain View, freelancer work website Upwork has placed Final Cut Pro X in the top ten fastest-growing skills in Q3 2017. We are not surprised as the growth in video on social media has meant video literacy skills are now essential.
We've just got back from the Apple Presentation that's part of the FCPX Creative Summit and we have some great news about 10.4 to share. New colour tools including wheels & curves and 360 tools built in.
Idustrial Revolution has just released a new set of plugins for FCPX based on animating thirds. XEffects Viral Video Thirds builds 'on trend' big, bright and dynamic videos. There's also a special launch price of $39.
MotionVFX has just updated its popular mFlare plugin for Final Cut Pro X and Motion. In mFlare 2 you will find many more real-life flare elements to choose from, an improved colouration system and of course Mocha tracking.
Tiliam research has taken the technology from their standalone stabilisation app called MotionBend and released a plugin for Final Cut Pro X and Motion.
Arctic Whiteness has just announced a new app called Final Cut Library Opener that allows a collaborative workflow with FCPX by automatically opening up an ephemeral copy of another user's Library.
Soho Editors and Ronny Courtens have teamed up to showcase the strengths of Final Cut Pro X in the broadcast arena, with relevant partners and high-end case studies of real world user experiences from across the globe. Join us as we showcase a range of Final Cut Pro X presentations by international broadcast professionals. All demonstrating the latest tools for the modern editor.
It is billed as "The most comprehensive and powerful grading tool for FCPX" CoreMelt has just released Chromatic, a $99 colour grading tool for Final Cut Pro X with wheels, curves and best of all, Mocha mask tracking.
Staying within FCPX, you can only 'gather up and copy media' which isn't ideal. At the recent Faster Together stage at NAB, Chris Steele from Marquis Broadcast demonstrated Worx4 X that copies and trims media saving a lot of disk space.
Subtitles, love them or hate them, they are an essential part of constructing a programme for domestic or international distribution. Jan Willem den Bok has written a plugin that speeds up the process of building subtitles in a show on an FCPX timeline.
Again, like 2016, most of the interesting news for Final Cut Pro users actually happened outside of the NAB show. Coremelt announced two new products that are in beta. Scribeomatic for automatic transcription of dialogue and Chromatic, a colour grading plugin with built-in tracking.