What you need to know
- Industry professionals have penned an open letter to Tim Cook about Final Cut Pro.
- They want Apple to make a renewed commitment to the software so that more people can use it.
- Changes they want include collaboration features and support for third-party products and services to be more integrated.
A group of Hollywood professionals numbering more than 100 individuals has penned an open letter to Tim Cook asking for a renewed commitment from Apple towards its popular video editing software, Final Cut Pro.
A new GoPetition states:
The signees are encouraging Apple "to make a new commitment to the professional TV and filmmaking industry". Comments included improvements to collaboration features, a beta program, and better integration of some third-party products and services. You can read the full letter below:
We the undersigned support the points made in the following open letter sent to Tim Cook of Apple:
Final Cut Pro's last major upgrade came in October alongside the new MacBook Pro (2021) with support for streams of 8K ProRes video and more.
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