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Nothing quickens the blood like a thrilling software update. Am I right, folks? Ok, perhaps that is a slight exaggeration, but it is a good feeling to have some bugs that have been bothering you squashed with a nice update. Apple has just released Pro Application Support 4.0.1 which, 'improves gener...

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July 30, 2007 at 11:30PM
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Apple has released a Pro Application Support 4.0 update that "improves general user interface reliability for Apple's professional applications." Basically, if you use any of the Final Cut Suite apps, Aperture, Final Cut Express HD or Logic products, you'll probably see this in Software Update. St...

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I'll admit that some of the new features in Final Cut Studio are a little bit over my head, as a non-pro-video guy. OK, pretty much all the new features are over my head, so I asked a couple of pro-video friends for their expert opinions on the NAB announcements. First, Josh Apter from NYC's Manhatt...

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With a shocking and awesome $70+ million in weekend box office, the film adaptation of Frank Miller's graphic novel 300 has shot (and hacked, and stabbed) its way to the 3rd best R-rated opening and the all-time best March opening in US film history. Way to go, Spartans. As noted on ballergoods.com ...

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Final Cut Studio just got bumped to version 5.1.4. The 38MB download offers bug fixes for issues with plugins and is recommended for everyone. It also strengthens bones and teeth. Visit Apple Support downloads for the installer or just hit Software Update....

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MXF is a codec wrapper implementation for video for professional video. According to the Wikipedia article I tracked down, it does timecodes, metadata, and is supposed to be "platform-agnostic". And, according to a press release this morning, MOG Solutions has licensed its MXF dev tools to Apple, wh...

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When you think Apple applications you think iLife, Final Cut, Motion, iChat, OS X. Those are the biggies, right? But what about poor little iWork? Well, it looks like iWork, Keynote in particular, is getting some love from the blogosphere. Tim Bray, XML geek and all around cool computer guy, penned...

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Silicon Color, the makers of several color correction products for Final Cut, has been acquired by Apple. A note on Silicon Color's website reads, 'We are pleased to announce that all Silicon Color technology and intellectual property, including FinalTouch color correction software, was recently sol...

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Our pals over at DV Guru (a sister blog) have posed one of the endearing questions in the video editing industry to their readers, which I thought might be fitting for TUAW as well: video editing - Mac or PC? For the longest time, video editing on a PC with Avid software has been the reigning king, ...

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This may be a bit past Apple's "Year of HD," but that is ok. Better late then never, plus there is a lot more Apple hardware out that can handle editing high-def video. Apple has just updated their pro-sumer video editing software to handle high definition video. Along with tons of advancements, th...

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David Fincher, the director of such movies as Fight Club and Panic Room, is using Final Cut Studio to edit his latest film, Zodiac. Apple has posted a very nice video profile about Fincher's use of FCP; if you are even vaguely interested in video editing you should check it out. ...

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