At the start of 2017, it was thought that Apple was falling behind other companies in developing virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) related technologies in its products. By the end of the year, Apple has taken small steps towards establishing itself in the VR industry, but it has made great strides in the field of AR, with ARKit being the main driver for its progress.
The new Pixelmator Pro is best described as what you would get if Apple had designed its own image editing suite.
Cloud-based media software developer Plex on Monday released a standalone desktop music player called Plexamp, the first project to come out of the firm’s newly announced Plex Labs incubator.
One week after the last release, Apple has deployed the second beta of macOS High Sierra 10.13.3 beta for developer testing.
Apple on Thursday issued an update to Logic Pro X, the firm’s digital audio production tool, optimizing the performance of the software when used with the iMac Pro, as well as addressing an issue in High Sierra that prevented some users from working on their projects.
Alongside the update to Final Cut Pro X, Apple has also made available a new version of the Pro Video Formats extension, with extension of MXF to not just QuickTime Player but other supported macOS applications, plus wider AVC-Intra support.
In addition to giving testers a first look at the new iMac Pro desktop, Apple also supplied them with an upcoming release of Final Cut Pro X, which will add support for an 8K-resolution timeline and 8K ProRes files.
Two more iMac Pro impressions have been posted, with benchmarks from both showing massive gains in processing power in the iMac Pro over older models — plus the inclusion of AVX-512 vector processing optimization in the W-series Xeon processor giving an added push to properly optimized apps.
Apple has granted YouTube video creator Marques Brownlee an iMac Pro, and he has published a video about his first week with the high-end device.
Apple has launched a single beta for the next point updates of its operating systems, with the first developer’s release of macOS High Sierra 10.13.3.