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Apple releases Pro Applications Update 2010-01 (incl. Final Cut Pro v7.0.2)


Apple has released Pro Applications Update 2010-01. The software improves overall stability and addresses a number of other minor issues.

This update includes:

  • Final Cut Pro 7.0.2.
  • Motion 4.0.2.
  • Color 1.5.2.
  • Compressor 3.5.2.
  • Apple Qmaster 3.5.2.
  • Cinema Tools 4.5.1.

Final Cut Pro v7.0.2:

  • Drag and drop of files from iTunes works as expected with supported file types.
  • Fixes the "Preview Unsupported For This Format" message that would occur occasionally with P2 media recorded to a Firestore FS100 recording device from Panasonic cameras.
  • Fixes an issue ingesting from P2 cards with spanned clips which contain more than 80 individual elements.
  • Fixes a performance issue with transcoding AVCHD to ProRes on Mac systems using the GeForce 9400M graphics card.
  • Fixes an issue with some third-party filters that would cause Final Cut Pro to quit unexpectedly on Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard.
  • Markers on multi-cam clips are now preserved when edited into a sequence.
  • Log and Transfer function is no longer disabled while using the Share function to export media.
  • Media Manager will now copy ProRes media created by AJA Ki Pro.
  • Multiple fixes to Change Speed functionality including:
    • The term "Duration" in the Change Speed interface is replaced with "Smoothness" which describes the function better.
    • Speed keyframes no longer snap to other speed key frames. This improves ease of use when dragging to change speed in the timeline.
    • Fixes an issue in which removing a reverse speed change with Ripple Sequence enabled would cause a clip to become half its length.
  • For more information on the updates to Share, please see Compressor Release Notes.

Motion 4.0.2:

  • Fixes rendering and performance issues that could occur when using Motion projects in a Final Cut Pro timeline.
  • Motion is now more stable when operating in low system memory or low graphic card memory situations.
  • The default project setting is now set to PAL or NTSC depending on the operating system localization.
  • Addresses an issue that impacted the reliability of the Undo command.
  • Corrects the rendering of the Checkerboard Generator to the proper orientation when rendering from a 3D camera.
  • Fixes an image usability issue that could be encountered on complex projects when rendered in 32-bit float with Motion Blur turned on.
  • Exclusively exporting the alpha channel of a Motion project using the Share feature now returns the proper alpha channel.
  • An issue with importing files named with dual-byte characters has been addressed.
  • An issue with the importing of Japanese language text has been fixed.
  • Fixes aspect ratio issues encountered with imported shapes and circle masks.
  • A correction to the selection tool now makes it easier to select text.
  • Fixes an issue related to the the rendering of soft shadows.
  • Addresses issues that could produce significant artifacts when objects would intersect in 3D space in certain ways.
  • Addresses issues that could be encountered with images of large resolution.
  • A performance related fix was applied to the caustics generator.
  • Adjusting paint stroke control points in 3D space is now more responsive.
  • Corrects the rendering of anamorphic projects to the digital cinema desktop output.
  • Changes were made to certain filters to match the output they produced in Motion 3.
  • To address a user interaction issue, the selected animation curve in the keyframe editor now displays on top of other curves.
  • Fixes were made that benefit some filters applied to images that are cropped.
  • A performance issue with text flattened to a single plane was addressed.
  • Fixes an issue that could have affected some third-party FxPlug plug-ins that perform temporal manipulations like retiming.
  • Addresses issues which could appear to soften images, or flattened groups of images, of odd-sized resolutions.
  • Manipulation issues that could occur with multiple duplicated and cloned objects or groups within a project have been addressed.

Color 1.5.2:

  • 3D Color Space Scope now allows zooming.
  • Resolves an issue in which media would sometimes become disconnected after a save and restart.
  • Fixes an issue with CFX nodes not being imported when choosing File > Import > Color Corrections.
  • Addresses several issues with the loading and processing of motion trackers.
  • Fixes an issue with the green channel on video scopes displaying an incorrect value.
  • RED 2K renders from 4K media are no longer softened.

Compressor 3.5.2:

  • Corrects disk size limitation messages when burning a project to an AVCHD dual-layer disc.
  • Fixes issues with long chapter names not appearing correctly in disc templates.
  • Fixes issues when inserting a DVD-R or BD-RE disc with data already present.
  • Provides warnings before a DVD or Blu-ray Disc is burned when the source will not fit on the media.
  • Provides an option to cancel a disc burn when quitting Compressor.
  • Fixes issues with burning a DVD using DTS audio.
  • Fixes an issue with automatic bit rate so that the appropriate bit rate for a single or dual layer DVD-R is applied.
  • Corrects an issue with the encoding of HD video when burning a Blu-ray disc with surround sound.
  • Addresses issues with saving and changing audio channels and video using surround sound.
  • Corrects a problem that caused Share to not work when switching to another user on the same machine.
  • Fixes a MobileMe sharing issue when entering a single character in the "Viewable by Name" field.
  • Fixes MobileMe upload for file names that contain the "+", "?", or "%" characters.
  • Corrects an issue with uploading an IFF image sequence with an uppercase extension.
  • Corrects the default bit rate for the iPod encoding setting from the Share menu.
  • Corrects color shift when transcoding image sequences.
  • Correct timecode is now displayed in the Preview window when sending a Final Cut Pro sequence to Compressor and applying a timecode generator.
  • Job Action "Open Application" now works with multiple targets.
  • Fixes an issue with creating a new job with Target Output from an image sequence to a cluster.
  • Fixes an issue with source field order for Compressor plugins.
  • Fixes a pixel aspect ratio issue with transcoding a duplicated image sequence to a custom TIFF setting.
  • Corrects an issue that stopped a WAV file being associated with with an image sequence for output.
  • Compressor preferences are now honored when submitting jobs from Final Cut Server.
  • Corrects a field order issue with certain sources.
  • Fixes an issue with the audio tab becoming inactive when moving between the video and audio tab on MPEG-2 targets.
  • Addresses an issue with upload to MobileMe with files containing reserved characters.
  • Improves file size estimation for H264 files produced for Blu-ray.
  • Corrects an issue when burning a Blu-ray or DVD disc from a Final Cut Pro sequence with 5.1 Surround Sound.
  • Fixes an issue with display of password-protected MobileMe movies on iPhone.
  • Addresses a pixel aspect ratio compatibility issue.
  • Improves stability when processing large batches.

Apple Qmaster 3.5.2:

  • Fixes a memory leak associated with transcoding to a YouTube destination.
  • Fixes unexpected quitting when copying large numbers of image sequences to a destination.
  • Corrects issues when copying AVI and reference movie media to a Wide Area Network cluster.
  • Corrects an issue with Apple Qmaster command line preferences utility when a user is only logged in remotely.

Cinema Tools 4.5.1:

  • Trying to save a Cinema Tools database to a read-only volume no longer closes the database.


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