October 18, 2021
Updated Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro with powerful new features and unprecedented performance on the all-new MacBook Pro with M1 Pro and M1 Max
Final Cut Pro offers huge advancements in 8K video performance; Logic Pro offers a comprehensive set of tools for creating music in spatial audio
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA Apple today updated Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro with powerful new features for creative professionals and optimizations that take full advantage of the power and performance of the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips in the all-new MacBook Pro. . Professional video editors using Final Cut Pro on the new MacBook Pro can perform tasks never before possible on a Mac, like the ability to play seven 8K ProRes streams or color-quality 8K HDR videos with the new Liquid Retina XDR display – a first for all notebook. Final Cut Pro also introduces a new Object Tracker that uses machine learning to automatically detect faces and objects and match their movements to create stunning cinema-quality titles and effects on any Mac. Logic Pro, Apple’s professional music creation software, now comes with a complete set of tools for creating spatial audio music, allowing anyone to mix and export their songs in Dolby Atmos for Apple Music. And musicians can use up to 3x the plug-ins to record on the all-new MacBook Pro with M1 Max. Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro are universal apps that build on the breakthrough performance and professional capabilities of macOS Monterey, and both are available today on the Mac App Store.
“The world’s most creative people use Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, and the Mac to create memorable movies, TV shows, online videos, songs and soundtracks we all love,” said Bob Borchers , vice president of global product marketing for Apple. . “With the combination of powerful new features in Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro, and the unprecedented performance of the MacBook Pro powered by the all-new M1 Pro and M1 Max, pros will be able to push the limits of their creativity like never before. . “
Final Cut Pro 10.6
Final Cut Pro comes with innovative new features that allow editors to create stunning motion graphics and edit cinematic videos recorded on iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro. The app also takes full advantage of the major performance gains made possible by M1 Pro and M1 Max in the all-new MacBook Pro. Video editors can now play seven 8K ProRes streams at full resolution (over 230 million pixels) and export ProRes video more than 5 times faster than before. Today’s update also introduces new object tracking that allows video editors to quickly and easily create eye-catching motion graphics that follow the movement of faces or objects in a video. Object tracking analysis is up to 5x faster on the new 16-inch MacBook Pro and takes advantage of the machine-learning capabilities of the Neural Engine in Apple’s silicon to speed up detection of faces and objects in the video.
Videos recorded in cinematic mode on the new iPhone 13 range can be edited easily with Final Cut Pro and Motion, giving editors the flexibility to adjust the depth effect of any shot and use keyframes to change it over time. By simply clicking on a face or object in the viewer, editors can add or remove focus points, all without having to redo a shot.
The companion apps for Final Cut Pro Motion and Compressor also received updates today. With Motion on the new MacBook Pro, a complex project is rendered up to 2x faster and can play two streams of 8K video at 5x the frame rate. Graphic designers can now combine object tracking with masks, shapes, 3D objects, behaviors, and filters for stunning visual effects. And a new Neon filter adds an eye-catching glow to images, shapes, text, etc.
On the new MacBook Pro, Compressor can transcode HEVC video up to 2x faster and ProRes video up to 10x faster. Compressor can also transcode Canon Cinema RAW Light video files for the first time to other professional formats such as ProRes and H.264, and Watch Folders makes it easy to automatically encode content placed in a selected file system folder.
Logic Pro 10.7
Spatial Audio represents the next generation of sound with its revolutionary audio experience and true multi-dimensional sound and clarity. Now, with a full set of mixing and rendering tools, Logic Pro allows anyone to create their songs as Dolby Atmos music files compatible with Apple Music. Musicians, producers and mixing engineers can extend their stereo projects to surround channels supported by Dolby Atmos, using new mix and pan controls. In addition, 13 Logic Pro plugins, including Space Designer, Limiter, Loudness Meter, and Tremolo, have also been updated to take advantage of this new creative ability. Once songs are released to Apple Music, listeners will be able to enjoy the immersive audio experience on their devices with spatial audio support. With the new MacBook Pro, musicians get workstation-class performance to create massive spatial audio mixes, can quickly load large sample libraries, and can use up to 3x the number of plug-ins for music. ‘registration.
Logic Pro Now Comes With All New Producer Packs1 introduced in GarageBand this summer. Musicians can use beats, loops and samples created by today’s biggest hitmakers including Boys Noize, Mark Lettieri, Mark Ronson, Oak Felder, Soulection, Take A Daytrip, Tom Misch and TRAKGIRL. Logic users now have access to 2,800 new loops, 50 new kits, and 120 new patches that they can use in their own songs, all royalty-free. The update also includes the original multitrack project for the hit song “Montero (Call Me by Your Name)” by Lil Nas X – including a Dolby Atmos spatial audio mix of the track.
Pricing and availability
- Final Cut Pro 10.6 is available today as a free update for existing users and for $ 299.99 (US) for new users on the Mac App Store.
- Motion 5.6 and Compressor 4.6 are also available today as free updates for existing users and for $ 49.99 (US) each for new users on the Mac App Store.
- Logic Pro 10.7 is also available today as a free update for all existing users, and for $ 199.99 (US) for new users on the Mac App Store.
- Mac users can sign up for a free trial of Final Cut Pro as well as a free trial of Logic Pro. For more information, visit apple.com/final-cut-pro and apple.com/logic-pro. Education customers can purchase the Pro Apps Bundle for Education for $ 199.99 (WE).
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