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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.)
About Pro Video Formats 2.0.2 (4.2 MB)
This update includes support for the following professional video codecs:
  • Apple Intermediate Codec
  • Apple ProRes
  • AVC-Intra
  • HDV
  • XDCAM EX / HD / HD422
  • Uncompressed 4:2:2

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:
Other News, Updates, Reviews, OT: (later added first)

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)

For links to older news pages, see the Archives.

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