Final Cut Pro Gets Big Update, Including 4K Support

Just in time for the new Mac Pro going on sale, Final Cut Pro has gotten a big update, with improved support for 4K.

What's New in Version 10.1

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• Optimized playback and rendering using dual GPUs in the new Mac Pro • Video monitoring up to 4K via Thunderbolt 2 and HDMI on select Mac computers • 4K content including titles, transitions, and generators • Libraries allow you to gather multiple events and projects within a single bundle • Easily open and close individual libraries to load just the material you need • Option to import media to locations inside or outside a library • Automatically back up libraries to a user-specified drive or network location • Project Snapshots let you quickly capture the project state for fast versioning • Audio fade handles on individual audio channels in the timeline • Add precise retime speeds by entering them numerically in the timeline • Non-rippling retime option • One-step Replace and Retime • Custom project frame sizes • Through edits displayed on all clip types • Join Through Edit command removes bladed cuts to clips in the timeline • Detach audio from Multicam Clips in the timeline to manipulate audio and video separately • Make video or audio-only edits into the timeline with Multicam Clips as sources • Blade and move audio in J- and L-cuts • Roll audio with J- and L-cut splits open • Option to hide the Browser to gain more screen space for viewing • Native support for .MTS and .MT2S files from AVCHD cameras • Used media indicators on source clips • Improved performance with large projects • Improved performance when modifying or adding keywords to many clips at once • Easily move, copy, and paste multiple keyframes • Option for linear animation with Ken Burns effect • Improved image stabilization with InertiaCam and Tripod mode • Import photos from iOS devices • Proxy and playback quality controls accessible in Viewer menu • Support for portrait/landscape metadata in still images • Effects parameters, fonts, and text size included in XML metadata • Improved support for growing media and edit while ingest • FxPlug 3 with custom plug-in interfaces and dual-GPU support • API for custom Share operations using third-party software • Share directly to YouTube at 4K resolution • Share directly to Chinese video sites Youku and Tudou • Spanish language localization