When Should You Upgrade to Final Cut Studio 2?

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[ This article was first published in the June, 2007, issue of
Larry’s Final Cut Pro Newsletter. Click here to subscribe. ]

I’ve been using FCS 2 for about a week and a half. As well, I’ve been talking with the team of Final Cut gurus that write for Edit Well. Finally, I’ve been keeping my eye on my email and the various forums out there. Based on all these sources, here are my recommendations:

All-in-all, Final Cut Studio 2 is a huge step forward. I’m looking forward to learning, using, and teaching it over the next several months.

Keep in mind the two golden rules:

UPDATE – June 28, 2007

Apple has released an update for all the applications in Final Cut Studio 2. While I have not had a chance to play with it, after talking with Apple the day of the release, I would strongly suggest everyone who has purchased FCS 2.0 to do the update.

If you have not yet upgraded to Final Cut Studio 2 – wait a couple weeks to make sure things have stabilized.


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