Apple’s industry-leading production suite, Final Cut Studio, has gone Universal Binary, with native support for both PowerPC- and Intel-based Macs. Final Cut Studio 5.1 brings together the latest versions of four powerful, integrated products: Final Cut Pro 5, Soundtrack Pro, Motion 2 and DVD Studio Pro 4.
Final Cut Pro 5: Real-time editing for DV, SD, HD, and film.
Make videos and movies in any format with Final Cut Pro 5, a major upgrade to Apple’s award-winning video editing application. It features powerful new multicamera editing, native HDV support, precision editing tools, scalable real-time effects processing, advanced real-time color correction and image manipulation filters and audio control surface support.
Soundtrack Pro: Precision audio editing. Powerful sound design.
Introducing Soundtrack Pro, Apple’s revolutionary new audio editing and sound design application. Use action-based editing to creatively design new sounds, instantly repair imperfect location recordings, add perfect sound effects or musical Apple Loops, save hours bringing audio in and out of your video editor thanks to seamless integration with Final Cut Pro and more.
Motion 2: Advanced animation. Instant gratification.
Motion 2 is Apple’s award-winning professional motion graphics application offering breakthrough functionality and seamless workflow to artists, editors and independent producers. Whether you’re animating broadcast graphics, corporate presentations, feature film titles, or DVD menus, you’ll find an original, fresh toolset and new features such as GPU-accelerated rendering, amazing new filters and effects and more.
DVD Studio Pro 4: Redefining professional DVD authoring. Again.
Whether you produce demo reels, complex commercial titles or anything in between, DVD Studio Pro 4 offers simple, powerful tools for authoring DVDs. The latest upgrade introduces the next-generation of DVD delivery with HD DVD support for both H.264 and HDV and advanced authoring options like Alpha Transitions and multiple video and audio tracks.
More info: Final Cut Studio.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “macnut222” for the heads up.]
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