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Apple announces Final Cut Pro 4

Apple today introduced Final Cut Pro 4, a major upgrade of its Emmy award-winning editing software for film, HD, SD and DV. Final Cut Pro 4 offers more than 300 new features, and introduces RT Extreme for real-time composting and effects, powerful new interface customization tools, new high-quality 8- and 10-bit uncompressed formats and for the first time in an editing system costing less than US$100,000, full 32-bit floating point per channel video processing.

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Final Cut Pro used for feature film

Apple’s Final Cut Pro is being used on its first major feature film, according to The Hollywood Reporter. “Esteemed editor Walter Murch sent ripples of surprise through the editing community when he decided to use the system to cut Anthony Minghella’s “Cold Mountain,” due out Christmas 2003, for Miramax. That decision has prompted some in the feature community to take a closer look at Apple’s desktop-based system,” writes Sheigh Crabtree in the article.

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