With the new Mac book pro with Retina. Can you use the HDMI port for an external display. Using it as a viewing monitor in Final Cut Pro X?

MacBook Pro Retina hDMI port Final Cut Pro X

3 Answers from the Community

  • Best Answer:

    Yes, Only if the monitor your using supports hdmi - hdmi with no converter.

    • Answered by Peter O
    • Sep 19, 2012
  • I have this laptop. In theory, yes you can use the HDMI to connect an external monitor. In practice, though, I find colours are weird on the external monitor and text is rough-looking.

    • Answered by Duncan B from Berkhamsted
    • Jan 22, 2013
  • Yes the external monitor with HDMI can show whatever you like on the Macbook Pro Retina.

    • Answered by Christian F from Evanston
    • Jul 13, 2012