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I have an old Mac Pro myself. It's an Early 2008 (aka a MacPro3,1). Please verify that your Mac meets this criteria or is newer than that. You can check what model you have click on the Apple icon in the menubar (top-left on you screen) and click "About This Mac" > "More Info". There select the Hardware tab (I think it's preselect) and check your Model ...


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It sounds like your Mac Pro is not supported (too old?) by a newer OS than 10.6.8. Check by looking in the System Information app, to see what version of Mac Pro it is. Supported versions are "MacPro3,1" or greater. Unsupported versions are MacPro1,1 or MacPro2,1. The reason why the older models are not supported is not arbitrary - it's because the first ...


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Yes - the only problems with storing the Mac Pro are exceeding the temperature ranges or very hard drops. It's an amazingly solid machine, but at some point anything will break if dropped or shocked hard enough. Also, the Mac Pro is 9.9 inches tall and 6 inches in diameter, so you might fit it in quite nicely in a 12 inch safe since the longest dimension of ...


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I think my hardware is just fine. Upgrading to FCP X 10.1.2 solved the issue for me. In case it helps the next person, here's Apple's troubleshooting steps for Final Cut Pro x 10.1 and beyond: http://support.apple.com/kb/ts3893


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Just to check your doing everything right: The download link should say Free and then Download once clicked on once, after that, press it again. From there it should ask you for your Apple ID username and password. Then it should start to download, as said above, Launchpad should have a progress bar on it's icon indicating something is downloading. Check ...


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Apple has decided that this is likely a hardware issue (tho they were not able to definitively identify it, they suspected the video card) and has agreed to exchange the unit for a new one.



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