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Final Cut Pro

A professional digital video editor with support for DV and native HDV to fully uncompressed HD
Language: English
Ease of use: Not Rated
Latest Version: 10.4.1 (details)
OS Support: Mac OS
License: Commercial, $USD999.00
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The first choice for professional editors everywhere, Final Cut Pro 5 delivers powerful and precise editing tools that work with virtually any format, from DV and native HDV to fully uncompressed HD. With a real-time multistream effects architecture, multicam editing tools, advanced color correction and intuitive integration with other Apple professional video and audio applications, Final Cut Pro gives you more creative options and technical control than ever before.

Edit Anything:
With native support for virtually any video format all in one application, Final Cut Pro 5 lets you edit everything from DV and SD to to DVCPRO HD and uncompressed high-definition video. Work with new formats like native HDV (long-GOP MPEG-2) and 50-Mbps IMX.

Tapeless Workflow
Capture and output video frames accurately using professional decks, or go tapeless with built-in Panasonic P2 media support. View and browse P2 devices, then transfer the files you need directly into the Final Cut Pro 5 Browser.

Multicam Editing
Simultaneously view and cut from multiple sources in real time, thanks to new multicam editing for DV, SD and HD. Group up to 128 sources together into multi-clips, then add or subtract cameras at any time for maximum flexibility. Switch from shot to shot, with or without effects, and auto-assemble sequences based on time-of-day timecode.



Supported File Formats:

Input Files: DV, DVB
Output Files: AVI, DV, DVD, MPG

OS Compatibility:

Mac OS

Revision History:

Version 10.4.1
  • Release Date: Apr 10, 2018
  • What's New in 10.4.1 Apr 9, 2018
    Closed Captions
    • Import caption files into a Final Cut Pro project to automatically create time-synced, connected captions in the timeline
    • See captions directly in the Viewer
    • Use the Inspector to adjust text, color, onscreen location, and timing
    • Create captions in multiple languages and formats in the same timeline
    • Use the new Captions tab in the Timeline Index to search text, select captions, and quickly switch between different versions of your captions
    • Attach captions to audio or video clips in the timeline
    • Extract embedded captions from video to view and edit the captions directly in Final Cut Pro
    • Send your project to Compressor in a single step, making it easy to create a compliant iTunes Store package with audio and video files, captions, and subtitles
    • Validation indicator instantly warns about common errors including caption overlaps, incorrect characters, invalid formatting, and more
    • Embed captions in an exported video file or create a separate caption sidecar file
    • Share captioned videos directly to YouTube and Vimeo
    • Support for CEA-608 and iTT closed caption formats

    ProRes RAW
    • Support for ProRes RAW files lets you import, edit, and grade using pristine RAW image data from the camera sensor
    • RAW image data provides ultimate flexibility when adjusting highlights and shadows — ideal for HDR workflows
    • Enjoy smooth playback and real-time editing on laptop and desktop Mac computers
    • Highly efficient encoding reduces the size of ProRes RAW files, allowing you to fit more footage on camera cards and storage drives
    • ProRes RAW preserves more of the original image data, making it an ideal format for archiving
    • Work natively with ProRes RAW or ProRes RAW HQ files created by ATOMOS recorders and DJI Inspire 2 drone

    Enhanced export
    • The new Roles tab in the share pane displays title, video, and audio roles in a single, consolidated interface
    • Quickly view and choose roles to be included in exported video files
    • Roles settings and enabled/disabled states from the timeline are carried through to the share pane
    • Embed closed captions in a video file or export a separate captions sidecar file in CEA-608 and iTT formats

    Introduced in Version 10.4
    360 VR editing
    • Import and edit 360° equirectangular video in a wide range of formats and frame sizes

    Advanced color grading 
    • Powerful new color wheels improve upon traditional wheels with integrated sliders to adjust hue, saturation, and brightness
    • Color curves enable ultra-fine adjustments using multiple control points to change color and contrast
    • Hue/saturation curves let you select a specific hue or brightness level to make adjustments while leaving other parts of the image unchanged

    High Dynamic Range
    • Import, grade, and deliver High Dynamic Range (HDR) video as Rec. 2020 HLG or Rec. 2020 PQ for HDR10

    Additional features
    • Send your iMovie for iOS project directly to Final Cut Pro for advanced editing, audio work, and finishing
    • Import, playback, and editing of High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC, also known as H.265) video clips and High Efficiency Image Format (HEIF) photos from Apple devices**
    • Send to Compressor to export video projects in the HEVC format

    * Requires compatible VR headset, macOS High Sierra, and SteamVR
    ** HEVC and HEIF support requires macOS High Sierra
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