Storytelling at its most powerful.

Unrivaled pro performance.
Editing, audio, motion graphics, color grading, and delivery.
Automatic HDR workflows for next-level creativity.
Powerful third-party integrations.

Unrivaled pro performance.

With optimizations for Apple silicon and the power of its Metal engine, Final Cut Pro allows you to edit more complex projects and work with larger frame sizes, higher frame rates, and more effects — all at incredible speeds. And it’s built to harness the extreme power of Mac Pro, Mac Studio or MacBook Pro for next-level performance.

Optimized for Apple silicon

Final Cut Pro features breathtaking performance and efficiency on Mac computers with Apple silicon. Tap into superfast unified memory shared across the CPU, the GPU, and the Apple Neural Engine to play back more high-resolution video streams and render your movie in record time.

The tools you need. From start to finishing.

With great features and an intuitive design, Final Cut Pro accelerates post-production. So editors can create and deliver at the speed of thought.

Duplicate Detection

Quickly display any audio or video that appears more than once in your project with highlighted clip ranges in the timeline. Or you can list all matches in the Timeline Index. Select a clip to show its duplicates and use keyboard shortcuts to instantly navigate between them.


The industry’s most advanced multicam editing lets you automatically sync up to 64 angles of video with different formats, frame sizes, and frame rates. View up to 16 angles at once in the Angle Viewer. And open the Angle Editor timeline to move, sync, trim, add effects, or color grade individual clips.

Motion and Compressor

Create stunning effects and sweeping graphics with Motion, including studio-quality 2D and 3D titles you can open and adjust in Final Cut Pro. Use Compressor to create custom export settings and streamline delivery of your movie to the iTunes Store. And because Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Compressor all share the same Metal architecture, you’ll experience blazing performance and consistent rendering across applications.


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Advanced color grading.
Every pixel closer to perfection.

Professional color grading tools are built into Final Cut Pro, including a dedicated color inspector with color wheels, color curves, and hue/saturation curves. Use keyframes to adjust corrections over time, and apply camera and creative Look Up Tables (LUTs) for the perfect look. All color grading tools and scopes support High Dynamic Range (HDR) video.

High Dynamic Range

Work closer to reality than ever before with HDR video. Import, edit, grade, and deliver incredibly lifelike images with Final Cut Pro. Shoot on industry-standard cinema cameras, or in stunning Dolby Vision with the latest iPhone models. High-resolution scopes reflect HDR brightness levels as you edit. And the new Automatic Color Conform feature lets you instantly tone-map video, still images, generators, and Motion titles — from SDR to HDR or from HDR to SDR.

Image simulates the effect of HDR.

HDR on Apple displays

The industry-leading Liquid Retina XDR display delivers 1000 nits of sustained brightness and 1600 nits of peak brightness, amazing contrast and vivid colors — perfect for HDR editing, grading, and delivery with Final Cut Pro. Or connect the Pro Display XDR to your Mac for a full 6K HDR playback and finishing solution.

ProRes RAW. The flexibility of RAW with the performance of ProRes.

Import, edit, and grade original, untouched footage with RAW data straight from your camera sensor — without sacrificing any speed or smoothness. Create native ProRes RAW files using Atomos recorders and the DJI Inspire 2 drone and experience all the creative advantages of RAW with the real-time performance of ProRes.

ProRes performance

Remarkably smooth playback and real-time, multistream editing are part of the ProRes RAW package. The format is optimized for macOS and the latest Mac computers, allowing you to render and export faster than with other RAW formats. And if you’re working on Mac Studio or MacBook Pro, the M1 Ultra, M2 Pro, and M2 Max chips further accelerate ProRes RAW performance. Since ProRes RAW files are smaller than standard formats, you can fit more footage on every card.

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RAW flexibility

Work with untouched image data directly from your camera sensor. RAW files provide maximum flexibility for adjusting the look of your video while extending brightness and shadows — an ideal combination for HDR workflows. The new ProRes RAW Settings window in Final Cut Pro provides enhanced options for ISO, color temperature, and exposure offset from supported devices for an even deeper level of control. And now camera makers can enable their native color processing with the new ProRes RAW plug-in architecture.

360° video. Take your work further. In every direction.

Final Cut Pro includes a complete toolset for importing, editing, and delivering both monoscopic and stereoscopic 360° video.

360° editing

Import and edit 360° equirectangular footage in Final Cut Pro. Open the 360° viewer to visualize a headset view of your footage, and take advantage of simple tools for changing orientation, straightening the horizon, removing camera rigs, and more.

360° graphics and effects

Easily add 2D and 3D titles to your 360° video and apply blurs, glows, and other 360° effects. Or create more advanced 360° motion graphics in Motion, then add them directly to your Final Cut Pro project. You can even add 360° video to standard projects, using the Tiny Planet effect to create spherical looks and animations.

Closed captions. Open to all.

Final Cut Pro includes an intuitive, comprehensive set of tools for closed captioning in a variety of formats, without the need for expensive third-party software or services. You can create, view, and edit captions within Final Cut Pro, and deliver them as part of your video or as a separate file.

Share to Mac from Final Cut Pro for iPad.

Your Mac offers enhanced support for editing in Final Cut Pro by seamlessly importing your project from iPad. Gain the unrivaled performance of your Mac and the ability to play back more high-resolution video streams using the M3 Pro, M3 Max, and M2 Ultra chips. Improve the look of your work with Object Tracker and more extensive color-correction tools. And access other advanced Mac features with third-party plug-ins and integration with various professional apps for finishing.

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Extend the power of Final Cut Pro.

The extensive third-party ecosystem for Final Cut Pro delivers best-in-class media asset management, review and approval, effects, graphic templates, and much more — right at your fingertips while you edit.

Third-party apps.
First-class integration.

Extend your workflow with powerful third-party applications right inside Final Cut Pro. Browse and select stock photos, video, and music for your edit with services like Shutterstock and APM Music, or use to simplify review and approval. You can even browse and preview hundreds of text styles at once with Font Audition, all without leaving your edit.

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Dazzling visual effects.

Create amazing visuals with simple drag-and-drop effects. Enhance your project with incredible lighting filters from Boris FX Continuum FCP 2021, or create beautiful abstract particle universes with Yanobox Nodes. Use ProAnimation from Pixel Film Studios to easily create kinetic logos without keyframing, or browse a rich ecosystem of plug-ins with the FxFactory app.

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Beautiful, customizable templates.

Add professionally designed, customizable motion graphics to your project without the need for additional software. Adjust colors, fonts, and animation styles right in the timeline, and see the changes instantly. Create beautiful visualizations of your data with mInfographics from MotionVFX, or easily add social media branding with Instagram Stories from LenoFX. Take your creativity even further by making your own custom graphics using Motion.

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Pro video training and certification.

Whether you’re a social media creator, a film and television editor, or a post-production expert, the pro video training and certification program — developed by Future Media Concepts in partnership with Apple — covers everything from editing basics to advanced color correction. You can get certified and demonstrate your Final Cut Pro capabilities while gaining a competitive edge in an ever-changing industry.

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All the performance of Final Cut Pro. For iPad.

Final Cut Pro for iPad lets you record, edit, finish, and deliver professional video right on iPad. It’s everything you need to create vlogs, social content, music videos, shorts, and more — anywhere you go.

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