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Why Apple Final Cut Pro 7 Users Should Take a Second Look at FCP X

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Larry Jordan explains why Final Cut Pro 7 legacy editors who haven't yet made a switch might want to take a look at Final Cut Pro X as a viable option.

He writes, "FCP 7 is built on the philosophy of 'how editing has always been done.' Starting with editing between two rolls of film, morphing into multiple tape decks and expanding into the digital world. This is a solid, traditional, totally understandable point of view. Final Cut Pro X took a different approach. Apple started by asking: 'What does editing look like in an all-digital world?' Then followed by asking: 'What do editors who grew up in the world of computers and digital media expect?' Final Cut Pro X grew out of exploring the answers to those questions."

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