Final Cut Pro X is a professional video editing solution. Completely redesigned from the ground up, Final Cut Pro adds extraordinary speed, quality, and flexibility to every part of the post-production workflow.
- Revolutionary Video Editing
- Assemble clips in the Magnetic Timeline without clip collisions or sync problems.
- Use Clip Connections to attach B-roll, sound effects, and music to the timeline.
- Reduce clutter by grouping clips into a Compound Clip. Easily expand it back to single clips.
- Perfect your pacing right in the timeline with the Inline Precision Editor.
- Cycle through different shots, graphics, or effects at one place in the timeline with Auditions.
- Powerful Media Organization
- Import a broad range of formats including native AVCHD, H.264 from DSLRs, and more.
- Content Auto-Analysis captures camera metadata and analyzes shots in the background.
- Choose analysis options for stabilization, rolling shutter correction, and audio enhancement.
- Create and apply custom keywords on the fly as you select ranges in clips.
- Smart Collections let you dynamically organize content and find any shot in a few clicks.
- Incredible Performance
- New 64-bit architecture uses all the RAM in your system for larger projects and richer effects.
- The Cocoa foundation makes Final Cut Pro more responsive, interactive, and fun to use.
- Final Cut Pro taps the GPU on the graphics card and all the cores in your Mac for speed.
- Background processing lets you keep working without interruption.
- A ColorSync-managed color pipeline produces accurate, consistent color across applications.
- Compelling, Customizable Effects
- Preview effects to see how they look with your footage before applying them.
- Change the look of titles, transitions, and effects using intuitive controls.
- Control effects with precision using a keyframe editor that appears directly in the timeline.
- Adjust the Ken Burns effect with simple onscreen arrows for start and end points.
- Integrated Audio Editing
- Let Final Cut Pro repair significant audio problems such as hum, excessive noise, and more.
- Sync DSLR video with separate audio in a single step, with instant audio waveform matching.
- Enrich your soundtrack with a library of royalty-free sound effects and audio effect plug-ins.
- Create immersive audio experiences in 5.1 surround.
- Intuitive Color Grading
- Improve the look of any clip with the single-click Balance Color feature.
- Apply the Match Color feature to match the looks of two clips shot under different conditions.
- Manipulate color, saturation, and exposure with the Color Board.
- Fine tune color for a specific color range or area of the screen using keying and masks.
- One-Step, Optimized Output
- Export projects to Apple devices and websites such as Vimeo, YouTube, and Facebook.
- Add your content to a set of themed menus, then burn a DVD or Blu-ray disc.
- Output files for HTTP live streaming in a single step.
Note: Now requires OS X 10.13.2 or later
- Import caption files into a Final Cut Pro project to automatically create time-synced, connected captions in the timeline
- See captions directly in the Viewer
- Use the Inspector to adjust text, color, onscreen location, and timing
- Create captions in multiple languages and formats in the same timeline
- Use the new Captions tab in the Timeline Index to search text, select captions, and quickly switch between different versions of your captions
- Attach captions to audio or video clips in the timeline
- Extract embedded captions from video to view and edit the captions directly in Final Cut Pro
- Send your project to Compressor in a single step, making it easy to create a compliant iTunes Store package with audio and video files, captions, and subtitles
- Validation indicator instantly warns about common errors including caption overlaps, incorrect characters, invalid formatting, and more
- Embed captions in an exported video file or create a separate caption sidecar file
- Share captioned videos directly to YouTube and Vimeo
- Support for CEA-608 and iTT closed caption formats ProRes RAW
- Support for ProRes RAW files lets you import, edit, and grade using pristine RAW image data from the camera sensor
- RAW image data provides ultimate flexibility when adjusting highlights and shadows - ideal for HDR workflows
- Enjoy smooth playback and real-time editing on laptop and desktop Mac computers
- Highly efficient encoding reduces the size of ProRes RAW files, allowing you to fit more footage on camera cards and storage drives
- ProRes RAW preserves more of the original image data, making it an ideal format for archiving
- Work natively with ProRes RAW or ProRes RAW HQ files created by ATOMOS recorders and DJI Inspire 2 drone Enhanced export
- The new Roles tab in the share pane displays title, video, and audio roles in a single, consolidated interface
- Quickly view and choose roles to be included in exported video files
- Roles settings and enabled/disabled states from the timeline are carried through to the share pane
- Embed closed captions in a video file or export a separate captions sidecar file in CEA-608 and iTT formats Introduced in Version 10.4360 VR editing
- Import and edit 360° equirectangular video in a wide range of formats and frame sizes Advanced color grading
- Powerful new color wheels improve upon traditional wheels with integrated sliders to adjust hue, saturation, and brightness
- Color curves enable ultra-fine adjustments using multiple control points to change color and contrast
- Hue/saturation curves let you select a specific hue or brightness level to make adjustments while leaving other parts of the image unchanged High Dynamic Range
- Import, grade, and deliver High Dynamic Range (HDR) video as Rec. 2020 HLG or Rec. 2020 PQ for HDR10 Additional features
- Send your iMovie for iOS project directly to Final Cut Pro for advanced editing, audio work, and finishing
- Import, playback, and editing of High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC, also known as H.265) video clips and High Efficiency Image Format (HEIF) photos from Apple devices**
- Send to Compressor to export video projects in the HEVC format * Requires compatible VR headset, macOS High Sierra, and SteamVR** HEVC and HEIF support requires macOS High Sierra
OS X 10.13.2 or later, 64-bit processor