Apple announced Final Cut Pro X at SuperMeet, an annual meeting of Final Cut Pro user groups at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) conference in Las Vegas.
- Final Cut Pro has 2 million users.
- Final Cut Pro X will be as revolutionary as the first version of Final Cut Pro when introduced in 1999.
- Final Cut Pro X is build from scratch on 64bit, and runs from MacBook to Mac Pro.
- Final Cut Pro X includes support for automatic image stabilization, audio clean-up, non-destructive color balance, people detection and shot detection.
- Background rendering is build-in. You can edit as you are importing. Scalable rendering and a resolution independent playback system.
- Available in June from Mac App Store at $299.
Apple is positioning Final Cut Pro X as a pros app by announcing at NAB. And with the incredible pricing of just $299, it is going to attract lots of prosumers and advanced iMovie users into its bandwagon. Apple has not announce if there will be a Final Cut Express or Final Cut Studio version. With that kind of pricing, it is safe to say that there will not be an Express version.