Are you a budding videographer or just someone looking to dive deep into professional video editing? We have some fantastic news for you!
Apple's prestigious video editor, designed exclusively for macOS systems, Final Cut Pro typically comes with a hefty price tag. But here's the kicker: You don't need to spend a single dime to experience its full range of features!
Apple offers an incredible free trial of up to 180 days for FCP. Yes, that's right! 6 full months to explore, learn, and create without missing out on any feature the software offers.
Steps to get your free trial:
1. Using a browser on your Mac, go to this link. (Or search for "Final Cut Pro" on the official Apple website)
2. On the "Free Trial" page, click on "Download now" and wait for the download to complete.
3. Double-click on the downloaded file to mount the installation disk.
4. Double-click on the installation package and follow the installer's instructions. Wait until the installation is complete.
5. Look for Final Cut Pro in the Applications folder or in the Launchpad and open it.
As this is a trial version, the software will notify you that the current license will expire and will give you the purchase option. Click on "Ok" to continue using the trial version as usual.
(If you are interested in purchasing, click on "Buy.")
You've learned how to download and install the trial version of Final Cut Pro on your Mac! ✅
Note: Although the license in question will expire in 90 days (as mentioned on the download page), you can uninstall it, download the editor again from the same link, and reinstall it, thus extending its use for another 3 months.
Student Discounts and Family Sharing
If you're a student and are keen on getting Final Cut Pro, Apple offers the Pro Apps Bundle for education.
For a price lower than what's charged for the standard FCP license, you can purchase a bundle that includes Final Cut Pro itself, along with Logic Pro, Motion, Compressor, and MainStage.
Additionally, through Apple's Family Sharing function, as many as six individuals can share application licenses, Final Cut Pro included. This presents a prime opportunity for groups or families to cut down on expenses. Seize this chance to utilize one of the top video editing tools globally. Enjoy your editing journey! 🎬 🚀
The main purpose of this article is to succinctly communicate key details about securing a free trial of Final Cut Pro while offering a direct and clear call to action for its readers.