Ben Parr’s article, “Apple Unveils Final Cut Pro X,” on, offers some details about this rebuild of the 12-year-old video-editing software introduced at the National Association of Broadcasters trade show in Las Vegas:

  • First 64-bit version
  • Can utilize all eight cores and more than 4 GB of RAM for professional editing on the Mac
  • Many new features

             — Advanced people-and-shot detection

             — Automatic audio cleanup

             — “Range-based keywording” gives video editors ability to apply keywords to specific portions of a video

             — Feature that prevents audio and video tracks from accidentally being pushed out of sync

             — Feature that automatically matches color between two clips

  • Will be available for download from Mac App Store in June for $299
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