Final Cut Pro 4
debuts officially and will go on sale at 4
p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2003 at participating Apple Authorized Resellers and Apple
retail stores. Selected stores will host a 4@4 kick-off event with
theater demos and industry-leading editors sharing how their latest projects were
made with Final Cut Pro.
Summer 2003: FCP4 & related releases with online demonstrations;
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Apple senior VP of worldwide product marketing
Phil Schiller delivered a keynote presentation at the National Association of
show April 18, 2003, introducing new versions of Apples professional video
Final Cut Pro 4, DVD Studio Pro 2 and Shake 3.
See the 68 minute video-on-demand presentation right here exclusively in QuickTime:
a) You can stop-start the video; i.e., you can watch a little,
else, come back and watch a little more.
b) Main thing is: you get to see the application's new tools
... This major upgrade is like getting 5 products in one.
2) A vast majority (81%) of Creative Cow's 160+ forum leaders responding
to the survey picked Final Cut Pro 4 as one of their three top choices of
all the tools and products that took their bow at NAB 2003.
3) Summer 2003 major softeare releases:
a) FCP4 which goes on sale in June, 2003: system
b) DVD Studio Pro 2 which goes on sale in August 2003:
system requirements not listed yet on apple.com but in his speech at NAB, Phil
Schiller said it will also require OS X.
of market share for playing video on the web:
1) Flash Player
(98%) which includes playing
video within Flash MX , a.k.a. Flash 6 (84% as of March 2003)
Media Player (63%)
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