Final Cut Studio 2: Color - Technical Specifications
|Final Cut Studio 2 - Part Numbers|
|Upgrade from Final Cut Pro||MA887Z/A|
Minimum Requirements to Install All Final Cut Studio Applications
•A Macintosh computer with a 1.25GHz or faster PowerPC G4, PowerPC G5, Intel Core Duo, or Intel Xeon processor
Available Disk Space
•4GB of disk space required to install all applications (Final Cut Pro, Color, DVD Studio Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Motion, Cinema Tools, LiveType, Compressor, and Apple Qmaster)
The following are recommended for all applications:
•2GB of RAM when working with compressed HD and uncompressed SD sources
•8 GB for Motion templates and tutorial media
•24 GB for Soundtrack Pro audio content
•12 GB for LiveFonts and LiveType animated elements and templates
•2 GB for Apple Pro Training Final Cut Studio Tutorials media
•The standard graphics card in any Mac Pro, 17-inch MacBook Pro, 24-inch iMac, or 2.5GHZ or faster Power Mac G5 Quad:
•ATI Radeon X1600
•NVIDIA GeForce 7800 GT, 7600 GT, 7300 GT, 6800 Ultra DDL, 6800 GT DDL, 660, or Quadro FX 4500.
•For 32-bit rendering: a graphics card with at least 256MB of VRAM.
•A display with 1680-by-1050 resolution or higher (excluding 20" iMac); dual displays are highly recommended.
•A three-button mouse for full functionality
•Dual Displays with 1920 x 1200 or higher resolution
*Some features require additional hardware. Capturing HD resolution video using the ProRes 422 format requires a Mac Pro with an Intel Xeon processor or a G5 Quad computer and a qualified third-party capture card. DV, DVCPRO 50, and DVCPRO HD output requires a FireWire-enabled camera or deck. SD output via FireWire requires an AJA Io. Please contact your Apple Authorized Reseller for information.
•Real-time grading controls for SD, HD, and 2K without proxies
•Over 50 Color FX and premade looks
•Support for 4:4:4 2K as DPX or Cineon files
Integration with Final Cut Pro 6
•Round-trip projects between Color and Final Cut Pro 6 with Send to Color and Send to Final Cut Pro
Trimming for 2K Output
•Trimming controls when rendering directly to DPX or Cineon files
- Copy protection requires that you output your project to a replicator. Macrovision requires that users work with a Macrovision-certified replication facility or execute a Macrovision usage agreement. Check with your replicator for costs and minimum quantities