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Lewis Lipstone
Apple Final Cut Studio 3 HD with Final Cut Pro 7 (MB642Z/A) Full Retail Version
on Sep 18, 2012 at 9:09:58 pm

Apple Final Cut Studio 3 HD Full Retail Version software never used still in original plastic from Apple and NEVER been opened or used. I have 3 new versions for sale. We are asking $1500 ea as I have 3 currently available for sale and will offer free ground shipping.

Final Cut Studio 3 HD has the complete suite of the following:
Final Cut Pro 7
Motion 4
Soundtrack Pro 3
Color 1.5
Compressor 3.5
DVD Studio Pro 4

Final Cut Studio 3 Full Retail, this contains:

Apple Final Cut Studio 3 Full Pack with Content

Edit, animate, mix, grade, and deliver on a Mac with Final Cut Studio. With more than 100 powerful new features, it introduces three additional versions of ProRes, smarter ways to collaborate, and even tighter integration between applications. The leading post-production suite now includes significant upgrades to Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Soundtrack Pro and updated versions of Color and Compressor. It also includes DVD Studio Pro, the industry standard for DVD authoring.


With all the advancements in Final Cut Pro 7, there are now even more reasons why its the first choice of professional editors. Powerful new features and time-saving improvements help you work faster than ever. Whether youre working solo or collaborating with a team, Final Cut Pro 7 gives you more creative options and technical control.

Expanded ProRes family
ProRes is an Apple codec that allows you to edit at HD quality with SD file sizes. In addition to the original ProRes 422 and ProRes 422 (HQ) versions, Apple now offers three new ProRes versions, ranging from an efficient proxy version for use on notebook computers to a high-quality version for use in compositing.

Incredible effects and transitions
Final Cut Pro 7 offers real-time performance for more than 150 filters and effects as well as for multistream video. New speed change tools and expanded support for Alpha transitions offer even more options. Use the SmoothCam feature to stabilize shaky shots while preserving standard camera moves.

Broad format support
Final Cut Pro 7 lets you edit natively in almost any format across the full spectrum of tape and file-based media. You can even mix and match formats and frame rates in the Timeline, including any of the five versions of Apple ProRes.

Open, extensible architecture
Open standards such as QuickTime and FxPlug encourage interoperability with a host of third-party tools. Build a custom facilitywide solution around Final Cut Pro using its updated open, standards-based XML interchange format.

Seamless collaboration
New collaboration tools make it easy to work with clients and colleagues, whether theyre across the hall or on the other side of the world. Discuss the edit in real time with iChat Theater, instantly post video to the web, or use Final Cut Server for effortless asset sharing and automated review and approval.

Digital cinema workflows
Featuring deeper integration with Color, Final Cut Pro 7 is ideal for digital intermediate workflows for projects shot on film, as well as cutting-edge workflows for video from high-resolution cameras such as the RED ONE. Improved relinking with Cinema Tools 4.5 allows you to produce change lists and edit lists with confidence.

Comprehensive editing tools
Work quickly using a complete set of professional editing and trimming tools, with a full range of customization options for flexibility and control. Numerous interface improvements, including enhanced markers and tabs, help speed your work.


Just drag and drop to send particles exploding through space. Swing cameras around an object with breathtaking ease. Apply new, realistic shadows and reflections with a click, and animate credit rolls in seconds. With Motion 4, its easier than ever to create astonishing 2D and 3D motion graphics.

Intuitive real-time design environment
Start animating right away with the easy-to-use tools and intuitive interface in Motion 4. You can see the results in real time as you work and adjust animation settings on the fly. Instantly set an object in motion by dragging a behavior to the Canvas, then use the Keyframe Editor to make precise adjustments.

Breathtaking filters and effects
Motion 4 comes with more than 120 GPU-accelerated filters and effects. And filters are just the beginning. Instantly animate mesmerizing patterns with Replicator, and rapidly create smoke, fog, or other dramatic effects with one of more than 200 particle presets. You can create even more effects by using a wide range of third-party FxPlug filters.

Effortless 3D graphics
Create motion graphics in 3D space without learning a brand-new interface. The integrated 3D multiplane environment in Motion 4 is a natural extension of familiar 2D tools. All of the Motion features, such as particles, text behaviors, motion paths, and Replicator, work in the 3D environment.

Powerful compositing
The comprehensive set of layering and masking tools in Motion 4 offers everything you need for compositing 2D and 3D graphics. Precisely adjust video clips to work with your composites by using features such as optical flow retiming, SmoothCam stabilization for shaky shots, and automatic point tracking and match moving.

Easy-to-use text and tilting tools
Make the letters in a word, phrase, or sentence tumble onto the screen by adjusting a single character. Create instant sequences of numbers that count up or count down. Build editable lower thirds and other titles for use in Final Cut Pro, with regular text or animated LiveFonts. Working with text has never been easier.


Soundtrack Pro 3 helps you edit and mix faster than ever, with new multitrack editing tools and easy ways to fix common audio problems. Whether youre enhancing a single clip or crafting a feature-length soundtrack, youll find all the tools you need to create perfect sound for picture.

Powerful audio editing
A full range of professional features is at your fingertips in Soundtrack Pro, including tools designed specifically for audio post. Work fast with new navigation shortcuts in the multitrack interface, and edit files with precision in the File Editor.

Automactic audio conform process
Easily synchronize your soundtrack to changes made in your video edit. If you change your picture edit in Final Cut Pro, you can use the Conform feature in Soundtrack Pro to automatically compare versions and update your multitrack audio project.

Innovative dialogue tools
Soundtrack Pro 3 makes it easy to craft perfect dialogue tracks. Use the Multitake Editor to record and find the best takes, and tap into a variety of innovative tools to match tone and level across your entire project in just a few clicks.

Comprehensive 5.1 surround support
Soundtrack Pro 3 gives you everything you need to create immersive 5.1 surround for your video. Whether youre mixing an independent film or a multimillion-dollar blockbuster, creating an enveloping cinematic soundtrack has never been easier.

Easy audio restoration
Special-purpose tools in Soundtrack Pro 3 let you repair common audio problems in seconds. Remove unwanted background noise in a few simple steps. You can also quickly identify, preview, and fix audio that contains pops, clicks, hum, DC offset, and more.

Flexible workflows
Tackle the most complex audio post-production tasks, with the flexibility to work the way you want. Soundtrack Pro 3 combines powerful integration with Final Cut Studio applications and seamless interchange with other audio software.

Sophisticated sound design
With more than 50 professional effect plug-ins and over 6000 royalty-free Foley effects, sound effects, and music beds, Soundtrack Pro 3 makes it easy to design the perfect sound to enhance any project.


Color 1.5 puts the power of high-end grading in your hands. Thanks to intuitive tools and deeper round-trip integration with Final Cut Pro, you can quickly improve a single scene or create a signature look for an entire sequence. Now with native workflows in high-quality formats up to 4K, Color is the ultimate finishing tool for music videos, commercials, broadcast post, and feature films.

Intuitive task-based interface
Color is organized into eight workspaces, or “rooms,” that are designed for specific tasks. Start with the Primary In room for basic grading, then use any other room in any order for more advanced corrections. When youre done, output at pristine quality — now up to 4K — through the Render Queue room.

Seamless intergration with Final Cut Pro 7
Color grading can now be a natural part of your workflow. Easily send an entire sequence from Final Cut Pro to Color without converting speed effects and most other advanced functions. Color 1.5 also supports RED, DPX, and Cineon files at full 4K quality, making it ideal for digital cinema workflows.

Accessible toolset
Work quickly using familiar tools, including a Timeline, color wheels, and standard scopes. Then tap into easy-to-use, specialized color grading tools, such as the interactive 3D Color Space scope, keyframe and curve controls, custom shapes, and more. You have everything you need for a full range of professional color grading tasks.

Customizable color effects and signature looks
Use a color effect to make a scene pop, or combine effects to create a unique look for your project. Choose from 40 built-in color effects and expand your options with third-party plug-ins. Or quickly give your project the look of a favorite film by choosing from a wide variety of Apple-designed looks, including more than 90 new options.


New batch templates, enhanced droplets, and convenient auto-detect settings in Compressor 3.5 minimize the time you spend encoding, so you can invest more time in editing. Best of all, you can now keep editing in Final Cut Pro while Compressor encodes and delivers your files for you in the background.

Streamlined encoding and delivery
Compressor 3.5 makes encoding easy and efficient, whether youre outputting a single file or delivering multiple files in multiple formats. With enhanced droplets and new batch templates, Compressor offers you even more ways to save time.

Pristine format conversions
Thanks to Apples optical flow technology, Compressor produces pristine format and standards conversions — including standards conversions for international distribution and SD to HD up-conversions.

Industry-standard encoding
Use Compressor to create files for delivery on iPod, Apple TV, the web, mobile phones, a Blu-ray disc, or a DVD. You can even create formats for broadcast servers, digital cinema workflows, and more using a range of third-party plug-ins.

Distributed encoding
Use the Apple Qmaster application with Compressor to distribute encoding jobs across a network of Mac systems. The QuickCluster option instantly configures clusters of available computers or even selected processor cores in a single computer.


Extend your creative vision to every aspect of DVD authoring. DVD Studio Pro 4 makes it easy, with intuitive authoring tools and a comprehensive set of advanced features for navigation, playback, and mastering.

Intuitive design environment
With DVD Studio Pro, you dont have to be a programmer to author a DVD. Quickly build your DVD using Apple-designed templates and transitions. Or, for a custom look, just drag and drop to build sophisticated menus, connections, and dynamic slideshows. You can preview and test your project in real time using the built-in DVD simulator.

Versatile DVD mastering
Whether you burn a disc on your Mac or send a title out for replication, you can have confidence that your DVDs will play back on a wide range of set-top players and computers. You can easily add features such as copy protection flags, region coding, and jacket picture art when you prepare titles for commercial distribution.

Professional authoring tools
DVD Studio Pro 4 makes it easy to author a wide range of projects, from quick DVD dailies to complex commercial titles. Easily assemble the tracks for your project in a familiar timeline. Add interest by creating multiple playlists for your content, or use point-and-click scripting tools to create interactive elements like games and quizzes.

System Requirements:

Requirements to install all Final Cut Studio applications

Mac computer with an Intel processor
1GB of RAM (2GB of RAM recommended when working with compressed HD and uncompressed SD sources; 4GB of RAM recommended when working with uncompressed HD sources)
ATI or NVIDIA graphics processor (integrated Intel graphics processors not supported)128MB of VRAM
Display with 1280-by-800 resolution or higher
Mac OS X v10.5.6 or later
QuickTime 7.6 or later
DVD drive for installation
4GB of disk space required to install all applications (Final Cut Pro, Color, DVD Studio Pro, Soundtrack Pro, Motion, Cinema Tools, Compressor, and Apple Qmaster)
46GB of disk space required for optional content
9GB for DVD Studio Pro content
7GB for Motion templates
22GB for audio content
8GB for LiveFonts

Application-specific requirements

Soundtrack Pro

For 5.1 surround monitoring of multichannel audio content: an audio interface with a minimum of six outputs
For multitrack recording: an audio interface with multiple inputs


Display with 1680-by-1050 resolution or higher; dual displays are highly recommended
For rendering of 4K files and DPX: a graphics card with at least 512MB of VRAM
For 32-bit rendering: a graphics card with at least 256MB of VRAM
Three-button mouse for full functionality

DVD Studio Pro

For writing finished projects to disc: an Apple SuperDrive or other DVD recorder
For writing finished projects to a double-layer disc: a double-layer-compatible recorder and double-layer media
For transporting projects that contain copy-protection or dual-layer features to a replicator: a DLT drive, external drive, or Internet transfer of the project’s disk image

Blu-ray-specific requirements

For burning Blu-ray discs: a Blu-ray recorder

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Barry Kroon
Re: Apple Final Cut Studio 3 HD with Final Cut Pro 7 (MB642Z/A) Full Retail Version
on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:47:02 pm

Hi Lewis,

I'm interested in purchasing Final Cut Studio 3 of you. Do you also ship to The Netherlands?


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Lewis Lipstone
Re: Apple Final Cut Studio 3 HD with Final Cut Pro 7 (MB642Z/A) Full Retail Version
on Oct 2, 2012 at 7:53:16 pm

I cant ship out of the country unless you have references that I can speak to

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