Final Cut Pro X 10.0.6 Update Adds Dual Viewers, Multichannel Audio Editing, Copy & Paste Attributes and Native RED Support

Final Cut Pro X may have just turned into a real editing platform for those who have bemoaned it after the demise of FCP 7.  Several features that were sorely missed since the launch of FCP X were added in the most recent update, which include:

  • Multichannel audio edting
  • Unified import
  • Streamlined sharing
  • Dual viewers
  • Native .R3D support for RED cameras
  • MXF plug-in support
  • Copy and paste attributes
  • One-step freeze frame
  • Drop shadow
  • Retina display support

The dual viewers, multichannel audio and copy & paste attributes are huge additions for basic NLE workflow and have been sorely missed since FCP X launched.  The checkbox interface for the copy & paste attributes might be the biggest missed feature from FCP 7 for me – and I’m very glad to see it back.

You can check out all of the new features here on Apple’s website.  Full release notes are here.  And you can download the update through the Mac App Store’s update tab.