Final Cut Pro
Final Cut Pro includes a digital jog wheel to navigate the Magnetic Timeline, move clips, and make frame-accurate edits. Live drawing allows users to draw and write directly on top of video content with the Apple Pencil, with support for Apple Pencil hover to to skim and preview footage. Key commands are supported when using an external keyboard. Final Cut Pro on iPad also supports the 12.9-inch iPad Pro‘s Reference Mode for color accurate editing.
Pro camera mode allows creators to shoot video in Final Cut Pro in landscape or portrait, monitor audio and recording time, and manually control settings like exposure, white balance, and focus. Multicam video editing allows clips to be automatically synchronized and edited together and switch angles in a clip with a single touch.
Machine learning features include Scene Removal Mask to quickly remove or replace backgrounds without using a green screen, Auto Crop for adjusting footage for vertical, square, and other aspect ratio, and Voice Isolation to remove background noise easily.
The app includes a library of graphics, effects, and audio, including HDR backgrounds, animated patterns, and soundtracks that automatically adjust to the duration of a video.
Media can be imported from Files or Photos and saved directly inside a Final Cut Pro project. The app also supports import of projects crated in iMovie, and users can export Final Cut Pro projects made on iPad to the Mac.
Logic Pro for the iPad features multi-touch gestures to play software instruments and and navigate projects. The app features Plug-in Tiles for the most important controls. The Apple Pencil facilitates precision edits and detailed drawn track automation. Like Final Cut Pro, key commands are supported when using an external keyboard. Using the iPad’s built-in microphones, users can capture audio directly in Logic Pro.
An all-new sound browser with dynamic filtering helps creators explore all available instrument patches, audio patches, plug‑in presets, samples, and loops in a single location. Users can tap to audition any sound before loading it into a project to save time and stay in their creative flow.
“Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for iPad bring all-new touch interfaces that allow users to enhance their workflows with the immediacy and intuitiveness of Multi-Touch. Final Cut Pro for iPad introduces a powerful set of tools for video creators to record, edit, finish, and share, all from one portable device. Logic Pro for iPad puts the power of professional music creation in the hands of the creator — no matter where they are — with a complete collection of sophisticated tools for songwriting, beat making, recording, editing, and mixing.”
Final Cut Pro and Logic Pro for iPad will be available on the App Store as subscriptions starting on Tuesday, May 23.