Apple on Sunday announced
Final Cut Studio, a High Definition (HD) video production suite that includes major upgrades of Final Cut Pro, Motion and DVD Studio Pro, as well as a new audio editing and sound design application, Soundtrack Pro. Final Cut Studio 5 can be purchased for US$1,299 and will be available beginning in May. Users who own Final Cut Pro can upgrade for $699; Production Suite customers can upgrade for $499. Apple will also sell separately Final Cut Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Motion 2 and DVD Studio Pro 4. More details will be posted shortly.