Appendix D. Integrating Adobe Photoshop with Apple Final Cut Studio

Photoshop is tightly integrated with Apple’s Final Cut Studio. Apple supports most Photoshop features and encourages Photoshop integration throughout the entire suite.

  • Final Cut Pro can import layered PSD files with most blend modes intact.

  • DVD Studio Pro can use a layered PSD file as the basis for a DVD menu. This support is well documented in the application’s print and online documentation.

  • Motion can import a layered PSD file and then can be animated easily.

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