Apple updates Final Cut Pro X with new workflow improvements and more
What you need to know
- Apple today announced a new update to Final Cut Pro X.
- This update adds new features for remote workflows and more.
- The update is available for download now.
Apple today announced a new version of its Final Cut Pro X video editing software with a focus on improving workflows, particularly for those working remotely.
This new update, available for download from the App Store now, features enhancements for proxy workflows in particular.
Apple has even started to embrace the world of portrait video for use on social media. This new update has automated tools for cropping video, specifically for use on social platforms like Instagram, Snapchat, and Twitter.
Other improvements include more generic changes to editorial workflows as well as updates to both Motion and Compressor. Users can learn more about what Apple has made available in this update in the announcement post (opens in new tab), with the update available now (opens in new tab). This update is free to existing Final Cut Pro users with a $299.99 asking price for those who are yet to pick it up.
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Having grown up using PCs and spending far too much money on graphics card and flashy RAM, Oliver switched to the Mac with a G5 iMac and hasn't looked back. Since then he's seen the growth of the smartphone world, backed by iPhone, and new product categories come and go. Current expertise includes iOS, macOS, streaming services, and pretty much anything that has a battery or plugs into a wall. Oliver also covers mobile gaming for iMore, with Apple Arcade a particular focus. He's been gaming since the Atari 2600 days and still struggles to comprehend the fact he can play console quality titles on his pocket computer.