Thunderbolt Software and Display Updates -- If you have a Thunderbolt-equipped Mac or a Thunderbolt Display, you’ll want to install Apple’s just-released Thunderbolt Software Update, available for both
/Applications/Utilities and will be launched automatically. (Free)
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Final Cut Pro X 10.0.1 -- Apple took a lot of fire from the professional video editing community when it released Final Cut Pro X. The software was a dramatic rewrite that introduced many improvements but lacked some core features that pros demanded from a high-end video application (see “,” 22 June 2011). The latest update, , may seem like a minor increment based on its version number, but it’s actually a hefty update that reveals Apple is listening — and prioritizing — based on that feedback. Project and event information can be exported and imported using an XML interchange format. A new Roles tag enables editors to identify and export selected “stems” (media elements) from a project. Support for Xsan returns, too, enabling teams to work on assets stored on a shared server. A Camera Import SDK will make it easier for camera manufacturers to streamline import of media from several types of cameras. Apple also notes that two important feature omissions, multicam editing and broadcast-quality video mirroring, are coming in “early 2012.” Also significant: A  is now available from Apple’s Web site. The company also released  for users of Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, and Compressor 4. (Free update from the Mac App Store, $299.99 new)
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