This week’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) 2004 trade show in Las Vegas, Nevada gave Apple a forum to introduce a slew of products aimed and professional video and cinema markets.
is Apple’s new text, graphics and animation package — a new competitor for Adobe After Effects.
Final Cut Pro HD
is a free update to Final Cut Pro 4 that offers HD editing capabilities using the DVCPRO HD format.
DVD Studio Pro 3
has been announced. And
Shake, Apple’s compositing and special effects tool, has been updated to version 3.5. Apple also introduced
Xsan, a new storage area network (SAN) file system. In an interview after the event, Apple’s Rob Schoeben
talks to MacCentral
about the releases.