What Do I Need to Learn about Final Cut Pro X?

Final Cut Pro X is an innovative application which lets Apple users create, edit and produce a video of the ultimate quality. Final Cut Pro X provides you with the high-end tools for the digital editing process, as well as with the native support working practically for any formats of video. The features of the app are intuitive and easy yet powerful; they let you save time while you concentrate on the process of creating the unique videos.

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Keep reading, to get answers to the frequently asked questions about Final Cut Pro X.

How do I pronounce the name of the Final Cut Pro X?

It is correct to pronounce the name of the application as “Final Cut Pro ten.”

What was the date of the first release of Final Cut Pro X?

Initially, the app was released and became available for Apple users on 21.06.2011.

Where do I purchase the app Final Cut Pro X?

You can purchase and download the app exclusively from Mac App Store.

What are system requirements and features of Final Cut Pro X?

Basic system requirements of the app include: MacOS 10.12.4 and later versions, installed on your Mac; at least 4GB of RAM and 256MB of VRAM. Find more details here.

Some of the app’s features include: advanced image editing tools, support of HDR, grading of color, motion graphic effects, audio overlay, 360* editing of video and more. See the full list here.

What new can I find in Final Cut Pro X 10.4 release?

Some of the new features in Final Cut Pro X 10.4 are: 360* and VR video editing, advanced tools for color correction, high-end video editing tools, supporting more video formats, and more. You can see the full list here, and find more information here.

What formats of media files are supported by Final Cut Pro X?

Final Cut Pro X supports the following video formats: Apple Animation codec, Apple Intermediate codec, AVCHD, AVC-ultra, DV, DVCPRO HD, HDV, HEVC, iFrame, QuickTime formats, XAVC, and more.

Audio formats: AAC, AIFF, BWF, CAF, MP3, MP4, RF64, WAV.

Still image formats: BMP, GIF, HEIF, JPEG, PNG, PSD, RAW, TGA, TIFF.

Check the full list of the formats here.

Where do I find official Final Cut Pro X support resources?

Get help of official Apple support, or find more resources to help you at Final Cut Pro X troubleshooting here.

Is there a trial version of the app Final Cut Pro X available?

You can find a link for download of free 30-days version, and read more detailed information about it here.

Can I buy a Mac with Final Cut Pro X pre-installed on it?

You can add the pre-installed version of Final Cut Pro X to your purchase of Mac when customizing your order at apple.com.

Can I purchase Final Cut Pro X as a volume for my educational or business institution?

Use Apple Volume Purchase Program (VPP) to buy the app in the volume you need for your educational or business institutions.

Can I buy all apps of Apple’s Pro in a format of a bundle being a teacher, student, or educational institution?

Buy all five Pro apps as a special offer. The bundle includes: Final Cut Pro X, Compressor, Motion, MainStage, and Logic Pro X. Purchase Pro Apps Bundle offers as a teacher, student, or an educational institution here.

What are options of technical support available for Final Cut Pro X?

Follow the link, to find out about the app’s support resources.

Where can I learn recommendations about the transition from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X?

Learn all you need to know about transitioning to the latest version of the Final Cut Pro here.

How do I manage media files with Final Cut Pro X Libraries?

Follow this link, and learn all you need to know about managing different formats of media with Final Cut Pro.

Where do I give my feedback on Final Cut Pro X?

You can leave your user’s product feedback on the app Final Cut Pro X here.