Apple has this week rolled out a new update to its Final Cut Pro X video editing application bringing with it the new new Metal engine and as a result increase performance. The latest update and vision of Final Cut Pro X includes optimisations for both Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR. “Today, Apple updated Final Cut Pro X with a new Metal engine that delivers performance gains across a wide range of Mac systems and takes advantage of the tremendous power of the all-new Mac Pro and the high-resolution, high-dynamic-range viewing experience of Apple Pro Display XDR. “
The Final Cut Pro X update and new Metal-based engine improves playback and accelerates graphics tasks including rendering, real-time effects and exporting on Metal-compatible Mac computers. Video editors with 15-inch MacBook Pro, the most popular system for Final Cut Pro users, will benefit from performance that’s up to 20 percent faster, while editors using iMac Pro will see gains up to 35 percent, says Apple.
As well as the new Final Cut Pro X update bringing Metal, Apple has also released updates to its Motion and Compressor applications that feature the same modern Metal engine with performance optimisations for Mac Pro and support for Pro Display XDR. For more information jump over to the official Apple website for full details.