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Final Cut Pro 10.6.6, Logic Pro 10.7.8, Compressor 4.6.4, Motion 5.6.4 updates
(Logic Pro lists macOS 12.3 or later required. The others list macOS 12.6 or later.)
  • Final Cut Pro 10.6.6 (app store link).
    - Adds support for Final Cut Pro for iPad and much more.
    - See the release notes for a long list of new features, fixes and enhancements.

  • Logic Pro 10.7.8 update (app store link)
    - Adds project roundtrip capabilities with Logic Pro for iPad.
    - Includes stability improvements and bug fixes.
    - Above notes are from the app store page, but the release notes has a LONG list of changes including new features, enhancements, bug and performance fixes, and items related to Accessibility, Smart Tempo, Mixer, Groups, Track Stacks, Flex Time and Flex Pitch, Plug-ins, Sampler/Quick Sampler, Alchemy, Automation, Live Loops, Step Sequencer, Drummer/Drum Machine Designer, Chase, Apple Loops, Key Commands, Editing, Score, Environment, Export/Import, Global Tracks, Track Freeze, Takes, and Comping, Articulations, Drag and Drop, Undo, Recording, Smart Controls, and more.

  • Compressor 4.6.4 (app store link)
    - See the release notes list of new features, fixes and enhancements.

  • Motion 5.6.4 (app store link)
    - See the release notes list of new features, fixes and enhancements.
Apple Pro Video Formats 2.2.5 Update Download
Apple's posted Pro Video Formats 2.2.5 (8.5 MB) download.
(Apple's original page URL was changed, so I've updated the above link.)
"The Pro Video Formats package provides support for the following codecs that are used in professional video workflows:
  • Apple ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ*
  • Apple Intermediate Codec
  • Avid DNxHD® / Avid DNxHR® decoder
  • AVC-Intra 50 / 100 / 200 / 4:4:4 / LT
  • AVC-LongG
  • XAVC
  • XF-AVC
  • HDV
  • XDCAM EX / HD / HD422
  • Uncompressed 4:2:2
* Requires a Mac computer that supports Metal:"
That article is titled "Support for Metal on Mac, iPad, and iPhone".
(Metal 3 Support lists macOS Ventura or later & iOS/iPadOS 16 or later.)
Carbon Copy Cloner 6.1.6 Update
The May 23, 2023 CCC 6.1.6 release notes has a list of improvements & fixes.
(More info on Carbon Copy Cloner 6 (including free 30 day trial) at
Apple News and Press Releases (later first)
Firefox updates for Mac and iOS/iPadOS
This week's Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates (later first) Topic based Guides, Tips & Troubleshooting for Mac & iPhone/iPad/watchOS/tvOS Users.
Other News, Firmware and Software Updates (later first)
Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs:
List of Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software/driver updates & troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)
Previous News Archive Summary:
    May 15th to 19th, 2023 News Archive
  • Safari 16.5 for macOS Monterey & Big Sur (security fixes).
  • Article on WebKit Features in Safari 16.5.
  • macOS Ventura 13.4 (bug fixes & security fixes).
  • macOS Monterey 12.6.6 Update (security fixes).
  • macOS Big Sur 11.7.7 Update (security fixes).
  • M1 Mac Mini Firmware Update.
  • OS 16.5 & iPadOS 16.5 Updates (bug and security fixes).
  • tvOS 16.5 & watchOS 9.5 Updates (includes security fixes).
  • iOS 15.7.6 & iPadOS 15.7.6 (security fixes).
  • HomePod Software Update 16.5.
  • Safari Technology Preview 170.
  • What's new in Shortcuts for iOS/iPadOS 16.5, macOS 13.4, watchOS 9.5.
  • Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates.
  • Microsoft Office for Mac v16.73 (w/security updates for Excel/Office Suite).
  • Firefox version 113.1 for iOS/iPadOS 14 or later.
  • Pixelmator Pro version 3.3.3 for macOS 11 or later.
  • Chrome 113.0.5672.126 Stable Channel Update (12 security fixes).
  • Chrome 112.0.5615.204 Extended Stable Channel Update.
  • Chrome 113.0.5672.121 for iOS/iPadOS 14 or later.
  • LG C3 & G3 OLED TVs Firmware Update 03.10.85.

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