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Final Cut Pro X 10.2.3, Motion 5.2.3, Compressor 4.2.2

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Apple has updated its lineup of professional video editing apps, releasing Final Cut Pro X 10.2.3, Compressor 4.2.2, and Motion 5.2.3 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, $299.99 new, 2.83 GB, release notes, 10.10.4+; Compressor, $49.99 new, 431 MB, release notes, 10.10.4+; Motion, $49.99 new, 2.21 GB, release notes, 10.10.4+; all three titles available from the Mac App Store with free updates for previous purchases)

 

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