Apple has agreed to make older versions of Final Cut Studio 3 available for purchase after a mixed reception to the new and completely redesigned Final Cut X , after customers Objections against Final Cut Pro X.
We knew that Apple will announce that the old version will be available . According to macrumors Apple telesales representative at 800-MY-APPLE that Final Cut Studio, part number MB642Z/A, will be available again for $999 (and $899 for educational customers). The product is not available in Apple Retail Stores or on the Apple Online Store , just available through the 800-number.
Final Cut Studio includes Final Cut Pro 7, Motion 4, Soundtrack Pro 3, DVD Studio Pro 4, Color 1.5 and Compressor 3.5 . Apple had discontinued the product at the launch of their next generation video editing suite . A lot of customers had problems with the abrupt change of the previous version which made the transition more difficult . Apple had promised regular updates to Final Cut Pro X.
Via | Mac romers