Final Cut Pro X: Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about Final Cut Pro X with these frequently asked questions.


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  1. How is Final Cut Pro X pronounced?

    Final Cut Pro X is pronounced "Final Cut Pro ten".
  2. When was Final Cut Pro X released?

    Final Cut Pro X was initially released on June 21, 2011.
  3. Where can I purchase Final Cut Pro X?

    Final Cut Pro X is available exclusively from the Mac App Store.
  4. What are the features and system requirements for Final Cut Pro X?

    Full system requirements, features overview, and more information on Final Cut Pro X can be found at
  5. Where can I get information about graphics card compatibility with Final Cut Pro X?

  6. What's new in Final Cut Pro X 10.1?

  7. What media formats are supported in Final Cut Pro X?

  8. What cameras and devices work with Final Cut Pro X?

  9. Are there any support or training resources to help me troubleshoot and learn Final Cut Pro X?

  10. Is a trial version of Final Cut Pro X available?

    View the Final Cut Pro X trial: FAQ for information and a link to download the free, fully functional 30-day Final Cut Pro X trial.
  11. On how many computers can I install Final Cut Pro X?

    The Final Cut Pro X license agreement states that you are granted a limited non-exclusive license to install and use the Apple Software only on Apple-branded computers that you own or control in accordance with the Mac App Store Product Usage Rules located at ("Mac Usage Rules"). Except as permitted under the Mac Usage Rules, you may not distribute or make the Apple Software available over a network where it could be used by multiple devices at the same time.
  12. How do I purchase a Volume License for Final Cut Pro X?

    Locate the appropriate sales contact number for your organization at
    Your organization can also purchase multiple single seat licenses or a 20+ seat Volume License on the Apple Store for Business.
  13. What documentation is available for Final Cut Pro X?

    View Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, Compressor 4: User guides for Final Cut Pro X documentation information.
  14. What training and certification information is available for Final Cut Pro X?

    View Final Cut Pro X: Training resources for more information.
  15. What technical support options are available for Final Cut Pro X?

    View Final Cut Pro X: Support resources for detailed information.
  16. Where can I get more information about transitioning from Final Cut Pro 7 to Final Cut Pro X?

  17. Where can I get more information about Managing Media with Final Cut Pro X Libraries?

  18. Where can I submit product feedback on Final Cut Pro X?


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