The thing is, Myerson didn’t comment about what impact — if any — those free upgrades would have on the licensing status of a machine at the time.
Now, he and Microsoft have provided clarification: non-genuine Windows 7 and Windows 8 and 8.1 installs will indeed be allowed to upgrade for free, but they won’t magically go from non-genuine to genuine.
The costly process of migrating studio hardware and software is a major burden, especially on studios that have made recent upgrades to support Final Cut Pro.
Other new features include a more-detailed XML 1.1 import/export format with support for effect parameters and audio keyframes, manual media relinking, and the ability to import and edit layered Photoshop graphics.
Send To X (was 7to X for Final Cut Pro) brings your Final Cut Pro 7 projects forward to Final Cut Pro X so you can use Apple's powerful new professional editing tools to update or finish your older projects.
The lightweight application is simple to use, with drag-and-drop support and progress information.
For example, Apple dropped photo-editing suite Aperture's price from 9 to when Mac App Store launched in January.
Presumably, Apple is passing savings onto customers.