Wouldn't be at all surprised if it required Big Sur, since Silicon-optimisation seems to be why it's taking so long.
Wouldn’t be at all surprised if it were to become Final Cut Pro Eleven. How do you pronounce “XI” then (eggs eye or like the chinese emperor)?
I'm sure you're right. During the WWDC Keynote, Federighi referred to it simply as Final Cut Pro. Previously, they've been very careful to call it "Final Cut Pro Ten".
Plus, Big Sur is macOS 11.0, so I'm with you 100% on that prediction.
It means, alas, that we won't get it until September or October, when Big Sur and the first Silicon Mac drop, so there may be a 10.4.9 bug-fix in the mean time. I don't think we'll ever see one called 10.5, though, as a big feature update would take the wind out of the Silicon/ Bir Sur sails.
I'm curious after seeing the latest iPhone 12 release and the addition of Dolby Vision to the process of recording video; Will we see the addition of the ability to create Dolby Vision L1 (or higher?) analysis data with FCPX?
Creating HDR10 media from FCPX is already so simple, and the ability of creating the trim metadata for Dolby Vision and HDR10+ would be pretty great.
Don't really have any useful thoughts on that, FernKraft, as HDR isn't yet a regular part of my work, other than I'm sure it would be nice. So not top of my wishlist for 10.5, but maybe once all my workflows are end-to-end HDR I'll feel differently.
One thing I do feel strongly about is that they should update FCPX to deal with whatever the new iPhones can shoot. There was far too big a gap between the phones shooting HEVC and FCPX being able to deal with it—negating the benefits of the closed hardware-software garden.
"Dolby Vision grading is processed live and sustained during editing, whether in the Photos app or iMovie, and coming to Final Cut Pro X later this year."
*I hope it's not Apple-Silicon only...
"Dolby Vision takes advantage of the Super Retina XDR display for amazing contrast during capture and video playback, and users can share their videos with support for AirPlay up to 4K Dolby Vision to external devices."
- Motion roundtrip back
- AAF export from the app ( taking in account slowMos and other framerates than project's)
- A real Sequence consolidate (a la AVID) like Worx4 X but ... working ! (Sync Clips ... Multicam)
- Planar and point Tracking ability
- an usable Optical Flow, it's about time ! (with vector options). For smooth slowmos the avid clunky scourge in way better, Come on !!! (please ?)
- a real native workflow for a team of editors sharing work
and some other points
- Handling of BRAW (via Fcp Proxies, etc)