Apple has released updates to two of their “professional” software bundles today. Both Logic and Final Cut Studio has seen a bump in numbers and features. The new features are a little cryptic as it currently stands, but we’ll fill you in on what’s in these updates that made an upgrade necessary.

Final Cut Studio

The Final Cut bundle has seen its core applications all get bumped up a number, Final Cut Pro is at 7, Motion is now at 4, Soundtrack Pro, Compressor, and Color have also all seen improvements. From the looks of the Apple website, it seems like DVD Studio is standing all alone without any updates.

Logic Gets a Bump

I don’t use this application bundle at all so I can’t really comment on what’s new and what’s remained the same but from the looks of the propaganda page, it seems like a number of new features were added today.

More options for guitar players

Logic Express 9 is perfect for guitar players, with new features for getting killer tones right out of the box.
  • Plug into the sound of 25 legendary amp heads and matching speakers with the new Amp Designer.
  • Enjoy lush creative effects with the new Pedalboard, an assortment of 30 virtual stompbox pedals inspired by the classics.

As well as a slew of other options.

  • Support for the Apogee GiO interface and foot controller provides hands-free operation.