Real-time video editing software
has been updated to version 2.5. A a full-featured video editor, the new version of FastCut extends support for high definition video, according to the developer. The real-time engine in FastCut is based on OpenGL to benefit from hardware acceleration and uses Apple’s CoreImage technology for filter effects. FastCut also dynamically scales the playback quality if appropriate for optimal playback performance. FastCut requires Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and is Universal Binary. The application costs EUR$20 ($25) and is free for registered users of 2.0.