Just got new iMac - should I wait to buy FCPX?

coachbob

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Apr 11, 2015
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Just upgraded from my old MacPro with OSX 10.6.8 to the latest iMac. With Final Cut Pro X 10.1.5 on the horizon should I wait to buy until it comes out or would the update be free to install if I install 10.1.4 now?

Thanks in advance for you help.

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iMac - OSX 10.10.3 - 27" Retina - i7 4GHz - 16GB - AMD Radeon R9 M295X - FCPX - Lightroom - ID4 PS4
 

Icaras

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Mar 18, 2008
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No I wouldn't wait at all. It's not a major version number so Apple won't charge for the update, and there's not even enough history to determine if Apple would even charge money for a major number revision because we're not up to FCP XI or Logic Pro XI yet.

But for point releases? No, Apple won't charge extra for that.
 

miscend

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How do you know that we are far off from a major release with new version number? I know people who bought Logic 9 days before Logic X was released and there's no upgrade pricing.
 

MSastre

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No reason to wait, get it now. Version is 10,2.3 now.
[doublepost=1475514001][/doublepost]lol ... just noticed this is a resurrected old post.
 

Icaras

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No reason to wait, get it now. Version is 10,2.3 now.
[doublepost=1475514001][/doublepost]lol ... just noticed this is a resurrected old post.
Lol, wow I didn't even know either. I'm not even sure how I came across this thread. My guess is I saw it at the "Similar threads" down below. But that's what happens when I peruse Mac rumors late at night after a heavy night of drinking.

My apologies!
 

sfwalter

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Every update to FCP X so far has been free. I don't think Apple is going to change this anytime soon. They have been putting major new features in point releases.
 
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