“When Final Cut Pro X debuted, it caused a stir in the professional video editing world,” Kelly Hodgkins reports for TUAW.

“Long a standard tool for feature film editors, the latest version of Final Cut was designed more for the prosumer, and left some pro editors with a bad taste for the update,” Hodgkins reports. “In a recent interview with Rick Young of MacVideo, film and sound editor Walter Murch discusses this new role of Final Cut Pro X.”

Hodgkins reports, “He sees FCPX as a tool that will gradually straddle the old world of analog-based non-linear video editing and the new digital-based future. Murch is not sure Apple can pull this off and create a tool that appeals to both the professional and the consumer, but if it does, FCPX could be the foundation for a new NLE ecosystem.”

Read more in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader "Judge Bork" for the heads up.]