Final Cut Pro 2.0 will be demoed at the next meeting of the Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group tomorrow, Wednesday, March 21, beginning at 6:45 p.m. The meeting will be held at the LA Film School located at 6363 Sunset Blvd, Hollywood, CA.
There are no reservations and seating is on a first come, first serve basis. Along with the 2.0 demo there will be the regularly scheduled lafcpug presentations, including Tim Wilson from Borisfx who will show the brand new Boris Red 2.0, Show and Tells, and finally, World Famous Raffle.
The Los Angeles Final Cut Pro User Group is a non-profit organization with over 550 members. For directions to the LA Film School and a complete agenda for the meeting, go to the
LAFCPGU Web site.
Apple says the latest version of its US $999 video editing application lets users:
Work with all popular video formats, from Digital Video, to Beta SP, to High Definition (HD);
Edit using a professional three-point editing model, including “JKL” keyboard-control shortcuts, drag and drop functionality, and trim-on-the-fly video for fast synching of video and audio;
Simultaneously output to a computer monitor, an NTSC or PAL TV monitor, a VCR, or a camera;
Consolidate, move and reconnect media with advanced new media management tools;
Work efficiently between online and offline systems using Final Cut Pro’s Edit Decision List (EDL) import/export function;
Easily convert projects to the most popular web-based formats using Cleaner 5EZ;
Export audio that is compatible with industry standard mixing and finishing systems using OMF audio export;
Use the included Peak DV with VST plug-ins to perform audio editing functions such as eliminating unwanted audio noise or changing clip duration without changing pitch;
Utilize Subframe audio editing to 1/100th of a frame;
Combine up to 99 layers of video, audio, text and graphics;
Open and nest multiple sequences and programs; and
Create special effects using Final Cut Pro’s built-in FX scripting language, or hundreds of supported Adobe After Effect’s plug-ins.