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Apple Pro Apps Updates from Nov. 12, 2020Return to News Page
Final Cut Pro X 10.5, Compressor 4.5, Motion 5.5, MainStage 3.5, Pro Video Formats 2.2
(Most Apps list for macOS 10.15.6 or later. MainStage app store page has macOS 10.15.5 or later.)


Final Cut Pro X 10.5 update (app store link)
- Improved performance and efficiency on Mac computers with Apple silicon.
- Accelerated machine learning analysis for Smart Conform using Apple Neural Engine on Macs with Apple silicon.
- Option to create a copy of your library & automatically transcode media to ProRes Proxy or H.264 at various resolutions.

See the release notes for details on improvements and fixes.

What's New in Final Cut Pro X 10.5 lists:

  • Optimized for Apple silicon.
  • Enhanced Proxy Workflows.
  • Social media tools.

Compressor 4.5 update (app store link)
- "Improved performance and efficiency on Mac computers with Apple silicon."

What's New in Compressor 4.5 lists:

  • Optimized for Apple silicon.
  • Camera log conversion.
  • Custom LUTs.
- The release notes has more info:
  • Export HLG HDR projects with Dolby Vision 8.4 metadata for optimized playback on Apple devices.
  • Includes built-in support for Avid DNxHR® and Avid DNxHD® decoding and playback.
  • Fixes an issue where creating a BluRay disc from a DV-PAL source would fail.
  • Fixes issue where audio sync could drift when changing frame rate of a clip.

Motion 5.5 update (app store link)
- " Improved performance and efficiency on Mac computers with Apple silicon."

What's New in Motion 5.5 lists

  • Optimized for Apple silicon.
  • 3D objects.
  • Stroke filter.
- The release notes has more info:
  • Export HLG HDR projects with Dolby Vision 8.4 metadata for optimized playback on Apple devices.
  • Includes built-in support for Avid DNxHR® and Avid DNxHD® decoding and playback.
  • Improves stability when clicking in an empty canvas on a Mac Pro with 2 AMD Radeon Pro Vega II Duo GPUs & a Blackmagic eGPU Pro.
  • Improves stability when manipulating groups of keyframes selected across multiple parameters.
  • Improves stability using the Stroke filter when selecting a stroke type in the HUD.
  • Fixes an issue in which the Poke filter center is offset from the onscreen control.
  • Improves stability when deleting layers after removing a marker.

MainStage version 3.5 Update (app store link)
- The release notes has a long list of new features/Enhancements, improvements to Stability/Reliability (fixing several causes of unexpected quits and hangs), Performance, Plug-ins, Mixer, Smart Controls, Auto Sampler, Instruments, Key Commands, Import, Articulations, and Undo. The final "General" improvements section has 30 items.


Apple Pro Video Formats 2.2 (Apple download page)
(Apple ProRes RAW & ProRes RAW HQ requires a Mac that supports Metal.)
- As of post time, the download page still has the same date as the v2.1.2 update in August.
(There was a 2.1.3 update in Sept. 2020.)



 

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