Apple updates video products

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Apple has released an update to its Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5 and Compressor 4 video products. Final Cut Pro version 10.0.4 adds: Improved image quality and responsiveness of broadcast monitoring with compatible third-party PCIe and Thunderbolt I/O devices, improved performance of multicam syncing and editing, adds language support for Simplified Chinese and adds a Share option for 1080p video on compatible iOS devices. It also fixes bugs in the previous releases. Motion 5.0.3 is largely a bug fix update whilst Compressor 4.0.3 adds the ability to run Compressor on a Mac without a monitor, improves performance when encoding MP4 and AVI files and also adds an export setting for 1080p video on compatible iOS devices.

Third-party app 7toX also updates to version 1.0.5, and consists of additional XML support and bug fixes. All the updates are available via the Mac app store.