Apple announces new updates to Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro

Apple has announced new updates and features to its Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro applications, making creative work more efficient and effective. These updates offer significant improvements in various aspects of video and audio editing.

New Features: Final Cut Pro for Mac

Simplified Editing: Final Cut Pro now offers automatic timeline scrolling, making it easier to keep clips in view during editing. Editors can adjust the timeline view while playing the video.

Enhanced Organization: Editors can view and differentiate clips by assigned role, streamlining the video and audio identification process. They can also clean up complex sections and combine connected clips efficiently.

Optimization for Apple Silicon: This update accelerates exports for H.264 and HEVC, providing a faster workflow. Object tracking with machine learning has also improved.

New Features: Final Cut Pro for iPad

Voiceover Capabilities: Users can record live audio directly in the timeline. Stabilization and video editing are more accessible, and grouping clips and storylines is streamlined. New color-grading presets and titles are available.

Import and Export: Projects from iMovie for iOS can be imported, and Final Cut Pro projects can be exported to Mac for advanced editing.

New Features: Logic Pro for Mac and iPad

Mastering Assistant: Offers quick professional audio enhancements, making it perfect for release-ready mixes. Users can fine-tune settings for a polished sound.

32-bit Float Recording: Minimizes digital clipping during recording, providing studio-quality audio.

Sample Alchemy and Beat Breaker: These features from Logic Pro for iPad are now available on Mac. Sample Alchemy allows users to transform audio samples into playable instruments. Beat Breaker reshapes audio in real time.

Tools Menu: Slip and Rotate tools for moving content within regions.

New Sound Packs: Hybrid Textures and Vox Melodics sound packs provide creative resources.

New Features: Logic Pro for iPad

Quick Sampler: Create sampler instruments from any sound, and record audio with the built-in microphone or external input.

Seamless App Integration: Move between Logic Pro and other apps using Split View and Stage Manager.

Browser Improvements: Easier sample preview and drag-and-drop functionality.

In-App Lessons: Cover various topics, including Mastering Assistant and Sample Alchemy. Hybrid Textures sound packs are available.

Pricing and Availability

Final Cut Pro
  • Final Cut Pro 10.7: It’s a free update will be available later this month for existing users and is priced at Rs. 29,900 for new users on the Mac App Store. Additionally, there’s a 90-day free trial.
  • Final Cut Pro for iPad 1.3: This is a free update for existing users and is priced at Rs. 499 per month or Rs. 4,999 per year. It also offers a one-month free trial.
Logic Pro
  • Logic Pro 10.8: For existing users, it’s a free update now available, while new users can get it for Rs. 19,900 on the Mac App Store.
  • Logic Pro for iPad 1.1: Existing users can enjoy a free update now, and for new users, it’s available at Rs. 499 per month or Rs. 4,999 per year, with a one-month free trial.

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