Happy 3rd Birthday, Final Cut Pro X

“Final Cut Pro X will be three years old on Saturday June 21,” Richard Taylor writes for FCPX.TV. “It certainly has been an interesting ride these first three years.”

“There is an ever growing community, over a million installs and many Final Cut Pro X resources, including 3rd party developers, some who offer free templates and tutorials. And there are many professionals using Final Cut Pro X,” Taylor writes. “It has come a long way in its first three years.”

“Final Cut Pro X is having the birthday, but as FCPX editors, we should soon be receiving some presents, wrapped in a feature update,” Taylor writes. “I’m sure that the FCPX team has some surprises in store for us.”

Read more in the full article here.

MacDailyNews Take: Happy Birthday!

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  1. I have been using FCP since version 1.1, and I personally think FCP X is an excellent application. It’s easy to learn and use, it’s fast to use, and it doesn’t have a 10 year old UI.

  2. I use a number of edit programs and find FCPX to be very elegant, fast, and easy to use. It took a few short projects to get my head around the different dynamic but now it’s my fav. I use it to edit the Driven car review segments I produce for The New York Times. I’ve found that the people that diss it have never even looked at it. Too bad, it’s their loss.

  3. What child is this? — Unloved at birth, stunted and hairless, amniotic glistening, helpless at the outset; shunned by foster parents fixed in past comfort — this child of late hath acquired girth, charm, and grace. What gifts may time confer upon one, whilst concealing them from another. [F. Nightingale, apoc.]

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