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Final Cut Pro X 10.2.3, Motion 5.2.3, Compressor 4.2.2

by Agen G. N. Schmitz

Apple has updated its lineup of professional video editing apps, releasing Final Cut Pro X 10.2.3 [1], Compressor 4.2.2 [2], and Motion 5.2.3 [3] with updated compatibility for iPhone 6s, iPhone 6s Plus, iPad Pro, and fourth-generation Apple TV.

Version 10.2.3 of Final Cut Pro X adds a customizable Default Effect that enables you to choose both a video and audio effect that’s assigned to a keyboard shortcut, adds a 4K export preset to create video files for Apple devices, improves speed when opening libraries on a storage area network (SAN), and adds the capability to share video to multiple YouTube accounts. Motion 5.2.3 improves stability when adding Photoshop files to a project and using certain tools, searching in iTunes and Photos libraries, and using Undo after ungrouping a parent group. Both Final Cut Pro X and Motion fix a bug in which points on a Bezier shape could switch incorrectly from Linear to Smooth, as well as a problem with some objects within Motion templates that could render with soft edges. Finally, Compressor 4.2.2 adds a 4K export preset similar to Final Cut Pro X’s, resolves an issue with Closed Caption files, and fixes a bug in which the Navigation window failed to display the source clip when the Preview window was zoomed. (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