Storytelling at its most powerful.

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Object Tracker and Cinematic mode.
Blazing pro performance.
Editing, audio, motion graphics, colour grading and delivery.
The best plug-ins, effects and tools from leading developers.

Object Tracker and
Cinematic mode.

With the new Object Tracker, Final Cut Pro uses powerful machine learning to detect faces and objects, then match their movement with titles and effects. And you can now adjust focus points and depth of field on clips captured in Cinematic mode on iPhone 13 for even more dramatic filmmaking.

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Creativity that moves.

Use the Object Tracker to add dynamic text or colour correction to moving footage. Drag a title, graphic or effect directly into the viewer to detect faces and other objects using powerful machine learning. Analyse the motion of your target — accelerated by the Apple Neural Engine — in a single click and instantly match its movement. Apply tracking data to other text and graphics to enhance your work even more.

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The ultimate
cinematic effect.

Final Cut Pro can transform the look of video shot in Cinematic mode on iPhone 13. With a revolutionary new click-to-track feature, you can choose focus points in a shot and change them over time. Also, adjust a clip’s depth-of-field effect with a new slider in the inspector, or use keyframes to change the amount of blur in already captured material.

Blazing pro performance.

With optimisations for Apple silicon and its modern 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 the new MacBook Pro for next-level performance.

Optimised 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.

Perfected for the new MacBook Pro

Taking full advantage of M1 Pro and M1 Max on the new MacBook Pro, Final Cut Pro delivers workstation-class performance on a notebook you can take anywhere. Complex tasks, like video analysis for object tracking or automatic cropping, are lightning fast with the Apple Neural Engine. And with hardware acceleration of encode and decode, ProRes performance is staggering — in some cases, delivering playback capabilities that are a first for any Mac. Creators can now do advanced editing, colour grading and delivery in HDR on 8K ProRes video — even when they’re miles away from the edit bay.

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Up to30streams of 4K
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Up to5.5Xfaster ProRes
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Up to2.9Xfaster 8K project
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The tools you need. From start to finishing.

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

Multicam

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 colour 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 incredible performance and consistent rendering across applications.

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Compressor

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Advanced colour grading.
Every pixel closer to perfection.

Professional colour-grading tools are built into Final Cut Pro, including a dedicated colour inspector with colour wheels, colour 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 colour-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 tone mapping lets you easily convert HDR to Standard Dynamic Range output for broadcast. You can view beautiful HDR content on a variety of Mac computers that use the reserve brightness of the display to show an extended range of light levels.

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HDR on Apple displays

View High Dynamic Range video the way it was meant to be seen. The amazing new MacBook Pro display delivers up to 7.7 million pixels and 1,000 nits of sustained brightness for HDR editing, grading and delivery with Final Cut Pro. Or connect the gorgeous 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, multi-stream editing are part of the ProRes RAW package. The format is optimised 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 the new MacBook Pro, the M1 Pro and M1 Max chips further accelerate ProRes RAW performance. As ProRes RAW files are smaller than standard formats, you can fit more footage on every card.

View the Apple ProRes RAW White Paper

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. And new ProRes RAW tools in Final Cut Pro provide enhanced settings for ISO, colour temperature and exposure offset from supported devices for an even deeper level of control.

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 visualise 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 all-new 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.

Step up from iMovie to Final Cut Pro.

iMovie is the easiest way to start making movies. And when you’re ready to ramp up production, it’s effortless to send your project to Final Cut Pro from iMovie for iOS and macOS. You’ll cut faster and more precisely with advanced editing tools, improve the look of your projects with third-party plug-ins, and easily integrate video recorded with professional cameras from RED, Sony, Canon and more. You can even shoot and edit beautiful Dolby Vision High Dynamic Range video on your iPhone and send your iMovie project to Final Cut Pro for professional-quality HDR finishing.4

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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 Frame.io 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 new 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, customisable templates.

Add professionally designed, customisable motion graphics to your project without the need for additional software. Adjust colours, fonts and animation styles directly in the timeline, and see the changes instantly. Create beautiful visualisations 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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