Apple Final Cut Server Upgrade to Unlimited Client [OLD VERSION]

This post contains affiliate links. As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases Media asset management. Workflow automation. Meet Final Cut Server, Apple’s new media asset management and workflow automation software. Whether you work in a production boutique or a global news network, Final Cut Server can help you share production assets seamlessly, send

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Media asset management. Workflow automation. Meet Final Cut Server, Apple’s new media asset management and workflow automation software. Whether you work in a production boutique or a global news network, Final Cut Server can help you share production assets seamlessly, send status updates instantly, and automate any part of your workflow. It can even track reviews and approvals while you spend time on creative work. *Unlimited-Client License Upgrade Requirements. A valid retail 10-client license is required to install the retail 10-client to Unlimited-client upgrade. Academic and not-for-resale versions are not eligible for the retail upgrade.

Final Cut Server 1.5 frees up even more time for creative work, with new features that make it exceptionally flexible and easy to use. Final Cut Server can manage thousands of assets, execute dozens of routine production tasks, and keep every member of your team in sync—all while you continue working. It now features deeper integration with Final Cut Pro, including support for the efficient new ProRes 422 (Proxy). Check out the project, edit with proxies on a MacBook Pro, and check the project back in for instant relinking to the original source. Final Cut Server 1.5 also features image sequence support, new production hierarchies, and faster searches.

Upgrade Version

Upgrade from 10-client to unlimited-client license. Requires valid retail 10-client license (Academic and not-for-resale versions ineligible).

Final Cut Server 1.5. Maximum creativity. Minimum overhead.

Final Cut Server 1.5

Easy asset cataloging.

Final Cut Server creates your asset catalog automatically. It scans your network to identify assets, captures a wide range of metadata, and even makes thumbnails, proxies, and poster frames.

Blazing-fast searches.

Instantly access just the assets you need using Smart Searches and new Global Saved Searches. Organize the same assets in as many different ways as you want using new hierarchical Production “folders.”

New Final Cut Pro workflow.

Check out your Final Cut Pro project and edit on a MacBook Pro using the efficient new ProRes 422 (Proxy). The catalog updates instantly when you check the project back in, automatically relinking your project to the original source files.

Point-and-click automation.

Automate a single task or an entire workflow with easy-to-use menus. You can even extend your workflow to include systems such as web servers, broadcast servers, and archive systems.

Seamless collaboration.

Share assets and divide tasks with confidence, using check-in/check-out protections, version management, and review and approval tools that are tightly integrated with Final Cut Studio.

Multiformat delivery.

Final Cut Server 1.5 includes Compressor 3.5, Apple’s professional encoding software. Use Final Cut Server to automate Compressor for encoding a wide range of formats—from H.264 to five versions of ProRes to 4K—all at pristine quality.

Quick setup.

Final Cut Server helps you get started fast, with facility-specific workflow templates, easy-to-use menus, and a complete range of customization options that don’t require programming.

Flexible configuration.

The server software for Final Cut Server can be installed on systems ranging from a MacBook Pro to a full Xserve configuration. The client software works on both Windows-based computers and the Mac.

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Edit in Final Cut Pro and use Final Cut Server to manage your assets and automate your workflow. Install Final Cut Server on a MacBook Pro for use on location, a Mac Pro for small workgroups, or a full Xserve configuration with a network powered by Xsan for larger workgroups. Enjoy the clarity and resolution of an Apple Cinema Display when you work in the studio.

AppleCare Support

In the United States and Canada, new registered users of Final Cut Server receive 90 days of complimentary software installation support via telephone. In addition, Apple offers a range of support options (www.apple.com/support/products), including AppleCare Help Desk Support (www.apple.com/support/products/helpdesk.html), which provides one year of direct access to Apple’s Professional Application Support team.

Product Features

  • Upgrade from 10-client to unlimited-client license–A valid retail 10-client license is required to install the retail 10-client to Unlimited-client upgrade
  • Keep working while Final Cut Server creates your asset catalog. It scans your network to identify assets, captures a wide range of metadata, and even makes thumbnails, proxies, and poster frames
  • Access just the assets you need with a click using saved Smart Searches. Organize assets any way you want–as many times as you want–using virtual containers called Productions
  • Check out your Final Cut Pro project and enjoy protection for your referenced assets as well as intuitive version management. The catalog updates instantly when you check the project back in
  • Final Cut Server includes Compressor, Apple’s professional encoding software. It uses Compressor to encode for delivery in a wide range of formats—from H.264 to ProRes 422 to 2K

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