Everything that’s new in Final Cut Pro X 10.3

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Apple packs a ton of updates into the new FCPX.
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If you watched the most recent Mac media event, you already got a preview of Final Cut X — thanks to the on-stage demo showing how it worked in conjunction with the MacBook Pro’s new Touch Bar. But there’s a whole lot more to the Final Cut Pro 10.3 update than that.

To check out what you’ll find in the latest update for Apple’s video-editing software, check out our comprehensive video below.

What’s new?

As you can see from the video, some non-Touch Bar updates include a redesigned user interface, which is a whole lot cleaner, darker and flatter than previously — which has the effect of making the app a lot more functional than previously, since the last thing you want is to be distracted from your media viewer when editing.

The 10.3 update also introduces the ability to group audio into “lanes”, which acts a lot more like traditional editing packages such as Premiere or Avid, while still offering the dynamic responsiveness that FCPX is designed for.

On top of this is an increased of variety of options for second screen workflows and custom workspaces — which, again, makes Final Cut Pro 10.3 one of the best updates in recent memory.

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