In response to the massive amounts of complaints surrounding the latest version of Final Cut, Apple has posted a FAQ on their website to answer some common questions. Apple promises that they will update the application with “great multicam support”, along with XML export and the option to assign audio tracks for export in the next major release.
Final Cut Pro 7 users will need to stick with the older release for existing projects. FCP X uses a new architecture and features new effects, so there is no way to “translate” projects to the newest version.
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.
There are still a few unacknowledged complaints, but Apple is patching holes as quickly as they can.