March 16-22, 2019 Summary

This Week on Final Cut Pro Help


Final Cut Pro 10.4.6

Apple has released a minor update to Final Cut Pro bringing it to version 10.4.6. This update includes a new feature, that was previously announces by Apple, to assist in converting media to make it compatible with future versions of macOS. Read more about what’s new here.

Motion and Compressor have also been updated.

Here are some of the changes included in the recent update:

New in Final Cut Pro 10.4.6

Released March 20, 2019

  • Detects media files that may be incompatible with future versions of macOS after Mojave and converts them to a compatible format.
  • Fixes an issue that could cause share destinations to disappear from the share menu after quitting Final Cut Pro.
  • Fixes an issue that could cause the workflow extension button to disappear when resizing the interface.
  • Fixes an issue in which the Select Clip command could incorrectly select the clip beneath the playhead.
  • Fixes an issue in which a successful share notification appears after the share operation was cancelled.
  • Fixes an issue in which frames saved to the frame browser in the Comparison Viewer may appear differently than they do in the viewer.
  • Fixes an issue in which frequency information for Hum Removal may not be visible in the audio inspector.
  • Fixes an issue in which relinked media may appear with black thumbnails in the browser and timeline.
  • Fixes an issue in which the share menu may be obscured behind the viewer when using Final Cut Pro in fullscreen mode
  • Improves reliability when sharing video to YouTube.

Get complete step-by-step how-to instructions and information on all features in Final Cut Pro X. For a list of recent enhancements in Final Cut Pro X, refer to What’s New in Final Cut Pro X.

New Apple Hardware

In addition to the updates to software, Apple has released a few new product updates that Final Cut Pro editors may be interested in. Updated iPad Air and iPad Minis are now available. These products are excellent for reviewing content on the go. The bigger news is the update to the iMac and iMac Pro product lines. The physical design stays the same but the power inside has increased. Check out the new iMacs at Apple.

2019 Shortcut of the Year

The first round is in the books and we are now on to round 2. Cast your votes by responding to the Instagram Storie posts from @FinalCutProHelp or send an email to with votes. Follow the action and print out the bracket. Watch the Round 2 Preview show to see how round 1 voting went:


Do you have a logo that includes a background that needs to be removed? Watch the latest tutorial to see how this can be done using tools included with a Mac. In addition to that tutorial, a new episode of 6 in 60 and a Live snippet are now available on YouTube.


Going back to Final Cut Pro tips being posted every day of the week and a Motion (Red) tip posted on Monday. What shortcut this week is your favorite? Leave a comment below.


Our biggest Twitter fans this week: @RealYatta__, @benhalsall, and @AudioGirlPro. Thank you! Share content, leave comments, and get engaged on Twitter to be Fan of the Week.


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