Final Cut Pro

What Does Final Cut Pro Mean?

Final Cut Pro is a video editing software developed by Macromedia Inc. and later by Apple Inc. to help enthusiasts and independent filmmakers to edit, process and convert videos in a number of formats. Users can edit and process video stored on their hard drives and export the resulting video in a number of formats.

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Techopedia Explains Final Cut Pro

Final Cut Pro software runs on Intel-based Mac OS computers having OS X version 10.9 or later. Apple released a version of Final Cut Pro in April 2011, Final Cut Pro X, with professional-level video editing functionality. The new version includes compatibility with DV, HDV, P2 MXF (DVCProHD), XDCAM (via plug-in), 2K, 4K and 5K video formats. It has multi-camera editing for combining and processing videos from multiple sources at the same time. Final Cut Pro includes professional features like standard ripple, roll, slip, slide, scrub, razor blade and time remapping edit functions.

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