Thoughts on Lion | Larry Jordan | LarryJordan.biz
A warning about not upgrading in the middle of a project, and also a note about Final Cut Pro X:
Third, a couple of weeks ago, I contacted Apple to see if Lion would bring any new features to Final Cut Pro X. Apple told me that it would not.
Macworld: How to make a bootable Lion install disc or drive
Macworld: Installing Lion: What you need to know
This article is well worth reading.
Macworld also has articles on How to install Lion over Leopard, and Should you do a 'clean install' of Lion?
[UPDATE 1:30 PM]
Adobe Support Note: Known Issues with Adobe products on Mac OS 10.7 Lion
Lion is Smooth, But Tried Too Hard To Be iOS | Brian Chen | Wired
Mac OS X Lion: This Is Not the Future We Were Hoping For | Jesus Diaz | Gizmodo
[UPDATE 1 PM]
Apple Support: Final Cut Pro: Compatible versions for OS X Lion
The versions of Final Cut Pro listed below are compatible with OS X Lion.
- Final Cut Pro X
- Final Cut Pro 7.0.3 (Final Cut Studio (2009) with all available updates applied)
BOSFCPUG: Blackmagic Design Releases Support for Mac OS X 10.7 Lion
New software update 8.2 for DeckLink, Intensity, Multibridge and H.264 Pro Recorder products is available for download now
OSX Lion upgrade went without a hiccup on MacBookPro w/ SSD now on to the MacPro... Mail is cool looking & many swipe gestures to confuse me
Details: The download is ~4GB, and takes about 20 minutes to install (once you've managed to download it!) according to Engadget: Apple Mac OS X Lion available now in the App Store
Lion installed in about 45 minutes… still waiting for mail to convert old mailboxes. Scroll is backwards with new finger actions
NoFilmSchool: What Filmmakers Should Know About Upgrading to Mac OS X Lion
Covers the state of some app compatibility and other advice: Bottom line: with questionable pro application support, if your computer is working fine as-in and you’re a content creator, don’t jump to upgrade right away.