updated 02:30 am EDT, Wed June 22, 2011
New tool is exclusive for FCP X
On the same day that Apple made Final Cut Pro X available, plug-in maker Automatic Duck has announced a new, exclusively-for-FCP-X version of Pro Export FCP, version 5.0. The app, which exports audio from Final Cut Pro into AAF or OMF format for Pro Tools, also has version 4 available for Final Cut Pro 7 and earlier. Buyers now get both v4 and v5 included.
Pro Export FCP v5 now stands alone as a separate application instead of functioning as a plug-in in the Export menu of FCP. The AAF file exports require Pro Tools 9 (or DigiTranslator for earlier versions of Pro Tools).
Pro Export FCP v5 for Final Cut Pro X (which includes Pro Export FCP v4 for Final Cut Pro 7 and earlier) sells for $495. Existing Pro Export users can upgrade to the new standalone v5 for $195.