- Apr 12, 2001
Apple started shipping Final Cut Studio 2 today according to several reader reports.
Apple announced of Final Cut Studio 2 at NAB in April. The new bundle incorporates Final Cut Pro 6, Motion 3, Soundtrack Pro 2, Compressor 3, DVD Studio Pro 4.2, and Color.
Apple ProRes 422 format was introduced with Final Cut Studio 2, which is a new post-production format which claims "uncompressed HD quality at SD file sizes." Apple previously published a white paper (pdf) detailing the new format.