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Final Cut Pro Box

Professional Video with no hassle or high cost.

Final Cut Pro gives you all the software you need to create top-notch video productions independently. You get fast, interactive editing tools, direct proxy-free compositing, and a passel of easy-to-use special effects—in effect, a post-production studio-in-a-box.
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Plug & play. Plug a FireWire-compatible DV camera into your computer and immediately capture, edit, and enhance the incoming digital video.

Choose your workstyle. Select from a variety of editing methods—the source record, the timeline, or the keyboard—as you perform each edit.

Leverage QuickTime. Add eye-catching QuickTime transitions and create videos for output to various media, including web streaming.

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Feature Walkthrough
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Support & Updates

Final Cut Pro 1.2. To take advantage of recent hardware and software updates, including the Power Macintosh G4 and Mac OS 9, Apple will ship a new release of Final Cut Pro in November. Final Cut Pro versions 1.0 and 1.01 are not compatible with Power Macintosh G4 and Mac OS 9. Customers should not attempt to run current versions of Final Cut Pro on any hardware or software that is not certified. Check the list of certified software and hardware.

The Final Cut Pro 1.2 update will be available free for current customers by download or by CD for a nominal charge. Apple will advise customers on this page when this update becomes available.

Final Cut Pro 1.0.1 Update Now Available
To address recent system software updates, including QuickTime 4, Apple is now shipping a maintenance release of Final Cut Pro 1.0. This update is available to Final Cut Pro customers by free download or you may order it on CD with a credit card.
$19.95 + tax.
$29.95 + tax
Technical Support
Technical support, the latest software updates, and information about enhanced support programs are available from the Final Cut Pro support site.

Apple offers dedicated technical support for Final Cut Pro and QuickTime. Sign up for the AppleCare Professional MultiMedia Series (requires Acrobat Reader) and choose from either a per incident or annual package including email and direct phone support, and access to private Tech Exchange discussion boards.
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Free Evening Seminar
Future Media Concepts digital media training center invites you to a FREE evening seminar on creating professional quality video on the desktop. The seminar will include demos of Final Cut Pro and an overview of the digital editing industry. 11/10 in NY, 11/16 in Boston.

Digital Video for Small Business Seminar Learn how to leverage the power of digital video to improve business at this free, half-day event sponsored by Apple, Canon, ProMax, Sonic Desktop, Terran Interactive, and SCORE.

DV Creator’s Video Boot Camp: These comprehensive three-day workshops feature Final Cut Pro and cover all phases of modern digital video production.

More upcoming seminars and classes.


Final Cut Pro has collected an impressive set of reviews and awards, including:
Maximum Apples from MacHome Interactive

Macworld’s four-mice rating

All-around Winner in DV Live’s round-up of DV products.

NAB99 Editors Choice Award—Videography Magazine.

Byte Rates Final Cut Pro Tops
Tommy Award

for new product at NAB.

DV Magazine’s Best of Show
See the growing list of Final Cut Pro’s reviews & awards.

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