Final Cut Pro X

FCPX 10.4 Preview - Hope Or Hype

FCPX 10.4 Preview - The Good & The Bad

On October 27, 2017 at the Final Cut Pro Creative Summit in Cupertino, CA Apple gave a preview of Final Cut Pro X 10.4. I was not there, but have gathered a lot of information from other online posts, and from a couple of friends who were there. It was a good news/bad news event. I’ll reflect upon it in this blog post, as there seems to be a large portion of FCPX users who are baffled by this update and the direction the FCPX dev team seems to be taking (the opposite of immediate legal, legitimate needs and towards fun-toys).
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Apple's Stance On Pro Users

So folks are STILL debating the professional status of Final Cut Pro X? OMG, please grow up… Read More…

Apple Pro Apps & Metal

There is question about when, or even if Apple’s pro apps will be re-written to take advantage of Metal. Specifically Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5. As a retired UNIX Advanced Certified Engineer, and long time IT consultant and technician (now retired), I’ve done a lot of research, double checking my facts. Here's the skinny on Metal and Apple's pro apps. Read More…

The State Of Pro App Training

The State Of Pro App Training

Once upon a time Apple has a robust and very busy Apple Authorized Training program. They certified training & testing centers. And trained and certified trainers. I've been an Apple Certified Trainer (ACT) since FCP version 4. But things were much different back then. Times have change, and classroom training is waining… Read More…