Apple on Thursday announced the launch of Final Cut Pro for iPad 2 and Final Cut Camera. Both apps were previously announced during the company’s conference iPad event in May. Apple has also released updates to Final Cut Pro for Mac.

The iPad version has been updated with capabilities designed to take advantage of what’s new iPad Pro with M4 chip. Apple says the new chip enables up to 2x faster rendering and supports up to 4x more ProRes RAW streams compared to the M1.

Final Cut Pro for iPad 2 launches with New “Live Multicam” feature Allows users to wirelessly connect and preview up to four cameras simultaneously. Users will have a manager view of each camera, as well as manual control of their settings using the new camera Final cut camera program. The new companion app allows users to connect multiple iPhone or iPad devices. Final Cut Pro automatically transfers and syncs every Live Multicam angle so you can move seamlessly from production to editing.

Final Cut Camera powers Live Multicam and can also be used as a standalone recording app on iPhone and iPad. It allows users to adjust settings such as manual focus, shutter speed, ISO, focus peaking, grid overlays, and more.

Final Cut Pro for iPad 2 also includes a highly requested feature: support for external projects. Users can now create new projects or open an existing project without taking up internal storage space.

As for Final Cut Pro for Mac 10.8, users will have access to new AI features. A new “Enhance Light and Color” feature will automatically adjust video for color correction, while a new “Smooth Slo-Mo” feature will blend video frames to improve motion.

Final Cut Pro for iPad 2 and Final Cut Pro for Mac 10.8 are now available as free updates for existing users. For new users, Final Cut Pro for iPad 2 is available for $4.99 per month or $49 per year. Final Cut Pro for Mac 10.8 is available on the Mac App Store for $299.99.

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