Last week, Apple released a new version of Final Cut Pro, and since then they have received lots of criticism for the lack of features. Today, Apple has posted a FAQ in response to the criticism and questions from customers.
Final Cut Pro X is a breakthrough in nonlinear video editing. The application has impressed many pro editors, and it has also generated a lot of discussion in the pro video community. We know people have questions about the new features in Final Cut Pro X and how it compares with previous versions of Final Cut Pro. Here are the answers to the most common questions we’ve heard.
It seems that the FAQ addresses many of the concerns David Pogue mentioned in his article which included responses from Apple product managers.
One of major complaints about Final Cut Pro X, is the lack of ability to import old projects from Final Cut Pro 7. Apple responded by saying that due to the many changes there was no way to “translate” old projects without losing or changing data. In addition, Apple promises that Final Cut Pro X will support Multicam editing. Apple says that this feature will be added in the “”next major release”.
The rest of the FAQ provides additional details that may be of interest to Final Cut Pro X users.