Apple Final Cut Pro X
A newer version of Apple Final Cut Pro X is available.
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Full user review
"Great feel and good speed, bad if you create footage"
Great interactive feel
Very fast interactively - I have not timed specific operations
Speed of render-type effects and compositing is unbelievable
You cannot easily use created (as opposed to recorded) footage as any change requires a re-import and re-edit.
media management is limiting; you can use disk images though.
Implying footage from a camera copy duplicates the footage
fun, but I sure would be ticked if I made a living with it. Note the price is not great - the last upgrade I got for fcs was $299 and that included all the apps as I recall, not just fcp. I like Motion 5 for the most part, kind of like the old one with a new ui and faster and slicker - kind of what I think I was expecting from FCP. Over all, I am using it since I am a one-man-band and the integrated features like color matching are great for me since before this I never bothered to spend the time doing color correction or grading.