Final Cut Studio was a suite of video editing, production, and post-production software created by Apple and sold between 2005–2011. Version 3.0 was the final release of Final Cut Studio and contained the following applications:
Final Cut Pro 7—real-time video editor for DV, SD, and HD formats
Soundtrack Pro 3—advanced audio editing and sound design application
DVD Studio Pro 4—application for encoding, authoring, and burning DVDs
Color 1.5—color grading application
Compressor 3.5—video encoding tool for exporting projects in different formats
Cinema Tools 4.5—application providing tools specific to film processing
Qmaster 3—distributed processing tool
Apple’s press release for this version of Final Cut Studio began with:
“Apple today announced a significant update to Final Cut Studio with more than 100 new features and new versions of Final Cut Pro, Motion, Soundtrack Pro, Color and Compressor. Final Cut Studio features Final Cut Pro 7 which expands Apple’s ProRes codec family to support virtually any workflow and includes Easy Export for one step output to a variety of formats and iChat Theater support for real-time collaboration.”
This set includes 7 DVDs. This version is NFR, Not for Resale.
This CD was packaged in an orange sleeve from the ADC (Apple Developer Connection). The packaging lists the contents:
Macintosh Products Guide
“Have you ever wondered if the right software or hardware existed to perform a specific task on your Mac? Or have you heard about some of the latest products for your Mac and wished you had a convenient resource to learn more about them?
On this CD you’ll find Apple’s Macintosh Products Guide, the only tool you need to help you locate information on over 12,000 software and hardware products for the Macintosh platform. Here you’ll learn about the hottest products available for your Mac, including games, productivity applications, printers, scanners, image editing applications, utilities, digital cameras, USB peripherals for the iMac, and much, much more. And many of the products listed in the Macintosh Products Guide have direct links for easy online purchase.
We’re sure you’ll find the Macintosh Products Guide on the web an invaluable resource for all your product information needs—one you’ll turn to again and again. With that in mind, be sure to visit the Macintosh Products Guide web site for the latest information on the wide range of products available for your Mac. Point your browser to www.apple.com/guide.”