Final Cut Pro 3
Offline. Online. Real-time.
The complete solution for professional video editing.
Now for Mac OS X and Mac OS 9.Offline. Online. Real-time.
Final Cut Pro 3 is a comprehensive and innovative editing solution with unprecedented flexibility featuring award-winning editing capabilities, precise color correction tools, and built-in compositing and effects. Revolutionary out-of-the-box G4 real-time effects deliver real-time playback without rendering or additional PCI hardware1. The new OfflineRT format yields over 40 minutes of footage per gigabyte, providing a highly efficient editing workflow. Designed for ease of use, with tools that can expertly handle virtually any video format, Final Cut Pro 3 is the complete solution for professional video editing. With a comprehensive set of award winning features that rival expensive proprietary editing systems, its no wonder why Final Cut Pro is quickly becoming the digital editing choice for professional editors and filmmakers worldwide.Real-time breakthroughs
Desktop or laptop, real-time editing anywhere is now a reality. Final Cut Pro 3 features G4 real-time effects, the industrys first host-processor-powered, dual-stream, real-time effects architecture. This out-of-the-box real-time solution delivers render-free playback of transitions, composites, titles, and color correction for DV and OfflineRT formats no PCI card required. When combined with a PowerBook G4, Final Cut Pro 3 provides unprecedented real-time mobile editing capabilities.
G4 real-time effects scale with the power of your Mac. For the ultimate in render-free editing, use a dual processor Power Mac G4 and take advantage of multiple layers of real-time transitions, titles, and effects.OfflineRT: Redefining offline editing
Final Cut Pro 3 dramatically reduces hard drive media limitations with OfflineRT, a new high-capacity format that yields over 40 minutes of high-quality offline video per gigabyte on standard hard drives. OfflineRT delivers the industrys easiest offline format for DV. Simply set Final Cut Pro 3 to capture OfflineRT video via FireWire and get on-the-fly transcoding from the 3.6MB per second data rate of DV down to the 660 Kb per second data rate of OfflineRT. The enhanced Media Manager in Final Cut Pro 3 also allows you to convert other finishing formats M-JPEG, SD, and HD to this highly mobile format. With a PowerBook G4 and OfflineRT, uncompromised mobile video editing has become a reality.Color correction
Final Cut Pro 3 brings advanced primary and secondary color correctors to your desktop. With range checking, overlays, and hardware-accurate waveform and vectorscope monitors at your fingertips, you can easily monitor video levels. You also get a powerful new set of image controls to maintain broadcast-safe luminance and black, levels. New keyboard short-cuts let you quickly switch between shots for instant comparison and analysis of your clips.Key Features
Efficient professional editing tools with mode-free source/record three-point editing model, match frame, trim-on-the-fly, multitrack trimming, extend edit, and more. JKL keyboard controls and extensive keyboard shortcuts. Keyboard overlays included. G4 real-time effects for render-free playback of dissolves, wipes, motion effects, titles, and color correction in the DV and OfflineRT formats.* Capture to other formats using third-party real-time capture cards. 2 OfflineRT the new offline format that yields over 40 minutes of video per gigabyte on standard hard drives. Support for DV, M-JPEG, OfflineRT, Photo JPEG, NTSC and PAL uncompressed Standard Definition, and High Definition (1080i, 23.976, 24, 25, 29.97, and 30 fps). (Requires third-party PCI card.) Advanced primary and secondary color correction tools, including broadcast-safe filters and hardware-accurate waveform and vectorscope monitors. Integrated compositing with Adobe After Effects plug-in support, keyframe animation, and virtually unlimited layering. Media management features including project trimming, media consolidation, and offline-to-online conversion. EDL import/export and OMF audio export for integration with other finishing systems. QuickTime architecture ensures media compatibility with advanced effects applications and makes it easy to export to the web. Boris Calligraphy and CGM FXScript DVE for stunning 2D and 3D animated titles, video cubes, and more. (Included) Bias Peak DV audio editing tool includes time compression/expansion, VST plug-in support, batch file processing, and QuickTime movie support. (Included) The Voice Over tool allows you to capture audio directly to the timeline from a built-in or external microphone.Deliver on DVD
Add Apples DVD Studio Pro to your system and create Hollywood-style interactive DVDs. Simply access the programs ultrafast MPEG-2 codec via Final Cut Pro 3, and youre creating high-quality video content on the industrys most complete DVD authoring tool. Use a combination of Final Cut Pro 3 plus DVD Studio Pro on one of Apples SuperDrive-equipped G4 models, and you have an entire digital creation and delivery system with unmatched features and ease of use.
1 G4 real-time effects require a 500-MHz or faster single or dual processor Power Mac G4 or PowerBook G4. A 667-MHz PowerBook G4 is required for mobile G4 real-time effects in DV format.
2 See <a href="http://www.apple.com/finalcutpro
</a> for a list of approved third-party real-time capture cards.Contents
*\tApplication and tutorial CDs
*\tUser and tutorial guides
*\tBoris Calligraphy plug-ins
*\tCGM FXScript DVE plug-ins
*\tBias Peak DV 3Requirements
*\tMacintosh computer with an optical drive supporting CD-ROM format and minimum 300-MHz or faster PowerPC G3 or G4 processor and built-in FireWire.
(Note: 500-MHz or faster single or dual processor Power Mac G4 or PowerBook G4 required for G4 real-time effects. 667-MHz PowerBook G4 required for mobile G4 real-time effects in DV format)
*\tMac OS 9.2.2 or Mac OS X v10.1.1
*\t256MB of RAM (384MB recommended for G4 real-time effects).
*\t40MB of available disk space required for installation