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Final Cut Pro X 10.2.2, Motion 5.2.2 and Compressor 4.2.1 Updates:
Apple Pro Video Formats (codecs) 2.0.2 (info/download installer)
( ) Update: On Sept. 21st they posted v2.0.3 - same link and info as below.
Download page linked. No system requirements listed on D/L page.
(Info is same as v2.0.1 from 4/13/2015 but assume codecs or installer updated.)
Pro Video Formats 2.0.2 (4.2 MB)
This update includes support for the following professional video codecs:
Apple Intermediate Codec
XDCAM EX / HD / HD422
This update also adds the following MXF support:
Native import, edit, and share of MXF files with Final Cut Pro X & Motion
MXF share presets for Compressor
MXF OP1a export
Hopefully this installer doesn't have the same problems some reported with the 2.0.1 update. (Notes/tips on that are included below the
April 13th post on the 2.0.1 update.)
(Sept. 3rd) Apple Support Article Updates:
More help at page of
How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users.
Apple/Products related News, Updates, Tips, PR:
(later added first)
Other News, Updates, Reviews, OT:
FYI to Yamaha Aventage Receiver owners,
Audio/HT page has notes on firmware updates for streaming services (including SiriusXM) and a warning to RX-x050 owners on firmware updates via WiFi.
Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs: List of Updates, DIY Repair, Upgrade articles, Tips and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
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Previous News Archive Summary:
Sept. 1st, 2015 News Archive Carbon Copy Cloner 4.1.4 release notes (certified for OS X 10.11, bugfixes)
Amazon Video iOS App v3.2 (allows downloads for watching offline)
Chrome 45.0.2454.85 (includes 29 security fixes)
Update to patch vulnerabilities in Seagate wireless hard drives
(LaCie FUEL drive also listed as affected in Cert post)
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