241: Exploring New Features in FCP X 10.4

241: Exploring New Features in FCP X 10.4


Apple updated Final Cut Pro X just before the holidays. So, in this session, Larry Jordan explores many of the new features in the latest version of the application.

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Presented: Jan. 3, 2018

Several times each month, Larry Jordan presents a live, on-line, video training webinar discussing issues related to video editing and post-production. For a list of upcoming webinars, click here.

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Apple updated Final Cut Pro X just before the holidays. So, in this session, we take a look around the latest version of the application.

Join host, Larry Jordan, as he explores some of the major features, including:

  • 360° VR
  • HDR & Color Profiles
  • HDR Libraries and Projects
  • LUTs
  • The new Balance Color tool
  • An Overview of the Color Inspector & Color Tools
  • HEVC compression
  • And audience questions


This is an intermediate-level session. Some knowledge of Final Cut Pro X will be helpful. This session is delivered as a QuickTime movie, so you don’t need to own the software to watch this.


To help you quickly find the information you need, we include chapter markers in the QuickTime download  to simplify navigation. Click here to learn how to display them in your download.


  • Welcome
  •  – Goals
  • 360° Video
  •  – Create a VR project
  •  – Enable 360° view
  •  – 360 Viewer settings
  •  – Enable a VR headset
  •  – Measure VR bandwidth
  •  – The 360° Patch effect
  •  – Use 360° titles
  • HDR & Color Profiles
  •  – Notes about HDR
  •  – Apple’s HDR White Paper
  •  – Set Display P3 color space
  • HD Libraries & Projects
  •  – Set Library Properties
  •  – Set Project Properties
  •  – LUTs
  •  – Video scopes
  •  – HDR Preferences
  •  – Display codecs in Browser
  •  – Display LUTs
  •  – Change Red RAW settings
  •  – Install and Use Custom LUTs
  • Color Tools
  •  – Automatic Color Balance
  •  – Color Inspector
  •  – Color tool preferences
  •  – Color wheels
  •  – Color curves
  •  – Reset or delete a tool
  •  – Hue/Saturation curves
  • HEVC Output
  •  – What is HEVC?
  •  – Add HEVC Destinations
  • Summary
  • Questions