Apple Updates Final Cut Pro For Performance & Reliability Issues

Apple has release an update to Final Cut Pro, moving it to version 3.0.4. The new version improves both performance and reliability on several specific issues. From the release notes:

Final Cut Pro 3.0.4 addresses performance and reliability issues in Final Cut Pro 3. These include the following fixes and enhancements:

  • The following effects-speed changes (including reverse motion), imported still graphics edited into a sequence, and freeze frames created with the Make Freeze Frame command-are now represented correctly in exported EDLs.
  • EDLs with clips containing speed changes are now imported correctly.
  • Clips from reels with timecode occurring during hour 23 now capture and import correctly.
  • Instances of incorrect sync in Exported OMF files are eliminated.
  • Instances of incorrect audio/video sync during Edit to Tape operations to standard and high definition video devices are fixed.
  • Instances of audio dropouts occurring after mixing down audio in sequences with multiple cross dissolves are eliminated.
  • Real-time performance on Power Macintosh G4/Dual 1.25 GHz computers is significantly improved.

You can find more information on the Final Cut Pro at Appleis Web site. You can download Final Cut Pro version 3.0.4 from Appleis Knowledge Base Web site.