Apple today announced the release of Final Cut Express HD 3.5, a significant upgrade to its award-winning software solution for video enthusiasts, schools and small businesses that runs natively on both Intel- and PowerPC-based Macs. New in Final Cut Express HD 3.5 is Dynamic RT for real-time playback of multi-stream effects, Soundtrack 1.5 with a complete suite of professional level audio production tools and LiveType 2.1 with even more animated text and titles. Final Cut Express HD 3.5 is available now for a suggested retail price of US$299. Owners of previous versions of Final Cut Express can upgrade to Final Cut Express HD 3.5 for $99.