Final Cut Pro X: Version 10.0.4 Update

Final Cut Pro X

Apple has released version 10.0.4 for Final Cut Pro X, as well as new versions for Motion and Compressor.  FPC X version 10.0.4 improves overall stability, performance, and compatibility including:

  • Improves image quality and responsiveness of broadcast monitoring with compatible third-party PCIe and Thunderbolt I/O devices.
  • Improves performance of multicam syncing and editing.
  • Adds language support for Simplified Chinese.
  • Adds a Share option for 1080p video on compatible iOS devices.

Final Cut Pro version 10.0.4 also addresses the following issues:

  • Assigns default audio channel setting for new projects to stereo.
  • Includes multicam metadata in XML project export.
  • Fixes an issue in which video superimposed over a background with an alpha channel could appear differently in Viewer before and after render.
  • Fixes an issue that caused some titles to be rendered again after each application launch.

The FCP X 10.0.4 update is free for existing users and available via the Mac App Store.

Motion 5.0.3 improves overall stability and performance including:

  • Improves loading time for projects.
  • Improves performance of text editing in the Canvas.
  • Fixes issues with Fill Opaque enabled in images converted to Drop Zones.
  • Resolves a stability issue that occurred when deleting all characters with the Transform Glyph tool.
  • Corrects the pixel aspect ratio display of Anamorphic clips.
  • Improves speed of Save Current Frame.
  • Resolves a stability issue when adjusting motion blur controls in the Project Properties Inspector.
  • Resolves a stability issue when modifying media files while Motion is running in the background.

Compressor 4.0.3 adds functionality and improves overall performance including:

  • Ability to run Compressor on a Mac without a monitor.
  • Fixes an issue with exporting when logged in as an Open Directory user.
  • Improves performance when encoding MP4 and AVI files.
  • Adds an export setting for 1080p video on compatible iOS devices.