Apple has posted a page of info (http://www.apple.com/finalcutpro/faq/) about Final Cut Pro X, the latest, and controversial, revamp of its software for pro video editors. Among the info in the FAQ article:
° Final Cut Pro 7 runs with Mac OS X Lion and can be installed on your Mac along with Final Cut Pro X.
° There’s no way to “translate” or bring in old projects to Final Cut Pro X without changing or losing data.
° Some camera manufacturers will need to update their import plug-ins to work with the new 64-bit architecture of Final Cut Pro.
° Final Cut X doesn’t yet support multicam editing — but that’s in the works.
° Third party plug-ins must be updated to run with Final Cut Pro X.
° Final Cut Pro X can’t export XML, but that’s in the works.
° Final Cut Pro X doesn’t support OMF, AFF and EDLs, but that too is in the works.
° Final Cut Pro X doesn’t allow you to assign audio tracks for export, but this is … you guessed it … in the works.
— Dennis Sellers