Apple unveils Final Cut Studio

DQW Bureau
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Apple has unveiled Final Cut Studio, a HD video production suite that

features Final Cut Pro 5, an upgrade to the editing software for DV, SD, HD and

film. Final Cut Studio also includes state-of-the-art tools that complement

Final Cut Pro 5 such as Soundtrack Pro, a new audio editing and sound design

Application, Motion 2, a real-time motion graphics application with GPU

accelerated 32-bit float rendering; and DVD Studio Pro 4, a DVD authoring


Final Cut Studio will be available in May through Premium Video Resellers

across India, for a suggested retail price of Rs 71,360. Registered users from

any previous version of Final Cut Pro can upgrade for Rs 39,800. Production

Suite customers can upgrade for Rs 28,390. Final Cut Pro 5, Soundtrack Pro,

Motion 2 and DVD Studio Pro 4 will also be sold separately.

Apple has also announced the availability of Shake 4, an upgrade to the

compositing software used by independent artists and visual effects facilities

to create the visual effects for film and television. Shake 4 features 3D

multi-plane compositing, optical flow image processing and integration with

Final Cut Pro 5.

Shake 4 for Mac OS X with unlimited render licenses will be available in June

in India for a suggested retail price of $2,999. The cross-platform version of

Shake 4 will be available for a suggested retail price of $4,999. The Shake 4

upgrade price is $999.

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