11    The Power of Final Cut Studio

One of the most exciting things to happen to desktop postproduction since the introduction of Final Cut Pro is the movement toward bundling software. Apple's name for its bundled software package is Final Cut Studio, and in version 2, the program contains eight powerful applications:

Final Cut Pro 6—Ingest, editorial, media management, and transitions and effects

Cinema Tools 4—Film and 24p video conversion tools and database

LiveType 2—Text creation and design

Motion 3—2-D and 3-D motion graphics design

Soundtrack Pro 2—Sound design, mixing, audio analysis, and repair

Color—Color correction, grading, and effects

Compressor 3—Compression for web, DVD, and other devices; media transcoding

DVD Studio Pro 4— ...

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