Apple just unveiled Final Cut Studio 2
Apple just unveiled Final Cut Studio 2, a significant upgrade to the industry’s leading video production suite that delivers new creative tools designed expressly for editors.Final Cut Studio 2 includes:– Final Cut Pro 6, which introduces Apple’s ProRes 422 format for uncompressed HD quality at SD file sizes and support for mixed video formats and frame rates in a single Timeline– Motion 3 featuring an intuitive 3D environment, paint and new behaviors– Soundtrack Pro 2 with dozens of innovative tools for multi-track editing, surround mixing and conforming sound to picture
– Compressor 3 delivering powerful batch encoding for multiple formats with a single click
– DVD Studio Pro 4.2 for SD and HD DVD authoring.
Final Cut Studio 2 also introduces “Color,” a professional color grading and finishing application for ensuring consistent color and creating signature looks.
Apple today also introduced Final Cut Server, a powerful new server application that works seamlessly with Final Cut Studio 2 to provide media asset management and workflow automation for post production and broadcast professionals.
Final Cut Studio ships in May, but is available for purchase today.