About the Final Cut Pro X trial

Learn more about the Final Cut Pro X trial.

Is a trial version of Final Cut Pro X available?

Yes, you can download a free 30-day trial of the latest version of Final Cut Pro X.

When do the 30 days of the trial start?

Your free trial will expire 30 days after you open the application for the first time.

Where can I purchase Final Cut Pro X when the 30-day trial expires?

Final Cut Pro X is available exclusively from the Mac App Store. You can also get Final Cut Pro X if you purchase the Pro Apps Bundle for Education, which includes Final Cut Pro X, Motion, Compressor, Logic Pro X, and MainStage.

What are the features and system requirements for Final Cut Pro X?

Learn all about the features in Final Cut Pro X, and about Final Cut Pro X system requirements.

What media formats are supported in Final Cut Pro X?

Read about the media formats supported by Final Cut Pro X.

What cameras and devices work with Final Cut Pro X?

Are there any support or training resources to help me troubleshoot and learn Final Cut Pro X during my 30-day trial?

Can I use the libraries I create in the Final Cut Pro X trial in the full version of Final Cut Pro X when I purchase it from the Mac App Store?

You can continue to work with libraries you created with the Final Cut Pro X trial after you purchase and install Final Cut Pro X from the Mac App Store.

Does the Final Cut Pro X trial have any limitations?

The main limitation is the 30-day time period. Some features in the trial version of Final Cut Pro aren’t available if your Mac uses macOS Mojave. Learn more about feature availability in the Final Cut Pro X trial.

When I purchase Final Cut Pro X from the Mac App Store, what should I do with the Final Cut Pro X trial application?

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