“On August 16, 2012, the US Patent & Trademark Office published a series of video related patent applications from Apple mainly covering iMovie and Final Cut Pro,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple.

“If you’re a video buff, then today is going to be a feast for you. The patent applications cover topics such as live dragging and editing, new novel editing and masking tools and so much more,” Purcher reports. “There’s far too much information for us to properly cover in this report and so we’ve provided you with Apple’s patent abstract for each application along with a direct link to each of them so that you could explore them at will.”

Purcher reports, “One thing is for sure, Apple’s Andy Ubillos and his engineer teams have definitely been burning the midnight oil so as to keep Apple’s video applications on the cutting edge.”

Much more, including Apple patent application illustrations and diagrams, in the full article here.

[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Dan K.” for the heads up.]

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