FCP-X was not network friendly. Tell that to Disney/ABC editing and IT departments who suddenly had over 2,600 editing rooms that could not be upgraded on a network – you had to
They removed any backward compatibility with FCP-7, as if yesterday's edit didn't matter. Last month's TV show didn't matter. Editing the "Year in Review" this holiday season? Tough luck –
FCP-X took the user interface and changed everything.
So as someone who has edited for the Oscars® and Primetime Emmys®, I ask,
One day, many editors will need to access the 2016-2019 edits they have done. Final Cut Pro 11
Imagine if digital video came first, and 35mm film was the new tech invented only in 2018. Does your iPhone charger from 5 years ago work with the phone TODAY? Will your program from 3 years ago work with Apple's latest OS?
Losing what we create for the world to see, is.