updates fcpx motion compressor

Apple today has announced an update of FCPX to 10.1.2, Motion to 5.1.1, Compressor to 4.1.2 and ProApps Codecs to 1.0.5

 A more detailed article from Mark Spencer and Steve Martin coming soon, but here is the list of new features & bug fixes.

 

Final Cut Pro X
What’s New in Version 10.1.2

• Optimized, proxy, and rendered media can be stored at any location outside of the library
• Easily delete optimized, proxy, and rendered media from within Final Cut Pro X
• Used media indicators for Compound clips, Multicam clips, and Synced clips
• Option to show only unused media in the Browser
• Apply a standard (Rec. 709) look in real time to high dynamic range and wide color gamut video from ARRI, Blackmagic Design, Canon, and Sony cameras
• Automatically apply an ARRI embedded 3D LUT from the new AMIRA camera
• Support for Apple ProRes 4444 XQ
• Improved speed and accuracy when synchronizing clips
• Audio recording improvements including countdown and automatic Audition creation from multiple takes
• Fast export of cuts-only projects containing XDCAM media
• Export entire library as a single XML file
• Selecting a library displays key metadata in the Inspector
• Adjust relative and absolute volume of a clip or range selection 
• Create Keywords from Finder Tags when importing media
• Option to sort events by date or name in the Libraries list
• Import a clip by dragging directly into the Browser
• Share 4K video to Vimeo

Motion
What’s New in Version 5.1.1

• Support for Apple ProRes 4444 XQ
• Improved Sequence Text behavior for animating characters, words, and lines
• Enhanced Contrast filter parameters for refined adjustments

Compressor
What’s New in Version 4.1.2

• Support for Apple ProRes 4444 XQ
• Better performance when working with large batches
• Status display and improved responsiveness when using "Send to Compressor" from Final Cut Pro X and Motion
• Improved performance and color accuracy when encoding H.264 source files from GoPro cameras
• Fixes issues transcoding alpha channels in image sequences
• Includes general stability improvements

 

FCPX & MOTION TUTORIAL PICKS

  • Demystifying Final Cut Pro XMLs by Philip Hodgetts and Gregory Clarke

    Demystifying Final Cut Pro XMLs by Philip Hodgetts and Gregory Clarke

    XML is an acronym that gets used a lot in editing and the transfer of media in the FCPX ecosystem. But what exactly is XML?, how is it used and how can you begin to understand the power of the plain text language? Workflow experts Philip Hodgetts and Greg Clarke start with the basics of XML and explain all. Read More
  • War on Keyframes - Speed up Your Workflow in FCPX Now!

    War on Keyframes - Speed up Your Workflow in FCPX Now!

    Keyframes in video are as old as analogue Digital Video Effects (DVEs) from the 1980's. ADO Anybody? So as we lost 'tracks' in Final Cut Pro X to a better method way of working, can we also lose the dreaded keyframe as well? Tony Gallardo explores... Read More
  • Recreating the Rogue One Movie Title in Final Cut Pro X

    Recreating the Rogue One Movie Title in Final Cut Pro X

    The recent Fantastic Beasts tutorial from Dylan Higginbotham (owner of Stupid Raisins) was very popular. He's back with the task of recreating another movie title look. This time it's Rogue One from the Star Wars franchise. There is also a link to the free template! Read More
  • Final Cut Pro X Fincher Style Part One

    Final Cut Pro X Fincher Style Part One

    Working out how to edit large camera media such as 6K in the correct resolution and aspect ratio for delivery can be a nightmare. Robin Moran has done the maths and has figured out how to keep the quality and flexibility up in FCPX when shooting overscan and cropping a centre extraction. Read More
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