Apple updates iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Compressor and Motion with performance improvements and bug fixes

Apple has updated its photos and video editing tools: Final Cut Pro, iMovie, Motion, and Compressor. The iOS and macOS apps are upgraded with performance improvements and bug fixes.

Mac’s paid editing tools, Final Cut Pro offers audio, motion graphics, color grading, and more. Motion is a motion graphics app for Mac that allows users to create cinematic 2D and 3D titles, realistic effects in real-time and fluid transitions. Compressor for Mac is integrated with Final Cut Pro and Motion to offer powerful and flexible video conversions like enhancing images and more.

Compatible with iPhone and iPad, iMovie is a video creation tool that allows users to easily add clips, audio, trim, and much more to create Hollywood-style movies and trailers.


Here are all the improvements and fixes Apple released in its video editing tools

Final Cut 10.5.2 release notes

  • Includes stability and reliability improvements

Motion 5.5.1 release notes

  • Adds a new Auto-Shrink option to the Text Layout tab of the Inspector to automatically reduce text size to fit in a paragraph, scroll, or crawl layout
  • Includes UI refinements for macOS Big Sur
  • Includes stability and reliability improvements


Compressor 4.5.2 release notes

  • Includes HEVC Proxy settings optimized for use in Final Cut Pro
  • Includes UI refinements for macOS Big Sur
  • Includes stability and reliability improvements

iMovie 10.2.3 release notes

  • Fixes the following issues that could occur when importing projects from iMovie for iOS:
    • Fonts may change when using the Slide and Chromatic title styles
    • Longer titles may shift from one line to two lines
    • Filters may be removed from clips
    • Some projects may fail to import
  • Fixes an issue in which changing an event name in the “All Events” view may cause that same name to be incorrectly displayed for a different event
  • Includes stability improvements

Final Cut Pro is available for $299.99, and  Motion and Compressor are available on the Mac App Store for $49.99. All three apps require macOS 10.15.6 or later. iMovie is available for free on the App Store and it requires iOS 14.0 or later.

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