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Final Cut Pro X 10.2.2, Compressor 4.2.1, Motion 5.2.2

by Agen G. N. Schmitz

Apple has updated its lineup of professional video editing apps, releasing Final Cut Pro X 10.2.2 [1], Compressor 4.2.1 [2], and Motion 5.2.2 [3]. Both Final Cut Pro X and Motion fix render errors that could occur when using reflective materials with 3D text, improve performance when loading text styles, and correctly export Motion Title templates with published text layout parameters. Final Cut Pro X also adds native support for Sony XAVC-L and Panasonic AVC-Intra 4:4:4 encoding up to 4K resolution, adds the capability to export interlaced H.264 video, and enables asset management systems to include a library backup file when sharing from Final Cut Pro.

Compressor 4.2.1 fixes a bug that could cause a crash after migrating a user account to another system, restores the capability to use markers for i-frame placement in H.264 exports, and improves audio and video sync of closed captions and subtitles. (Final Cut Pro [4], $299.99 new, 2.83 GB, release notes [5], 10.10.4+; Compressor [6], $49.99 new, 431 MB, release notes [7], 10.10.4+; Motion, $49.99 new, 2.21 GB, release notes [8], 10.10.4+; all three titles available from the Mac App Store with free updates for previous purchases)

[1]: http://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/
[2]: https://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/compressor/
[3]: https://www.apple.com/final-cut-pro/motion/
[4]: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/final-cut-pro/id424389933?mt=12&at=10l5PW
[5]: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201237
[6]: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/compressor/id424390742?mt=12&at=10l5PW
[7]: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202204
[8]: https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT202203