Hi, I create Youtube videos and for a long time I was unable to create the content I wanted to because of the limitations of iMovie. I use a MacBook to edit my videos and I have always wanted a high end movie editing software such as Final Cut Pro to edit my videos on. However for a large amount of people $300 dollars will easily surpass any budget for and average Youtuber. That is why I started to look for pirated versions of it because I was determined to find a way to get that software without breaking the bank. This is how I stumbled upon the idea that If I could download the trial version(which is 100% like the paid version but it only lasts 30 days) then maybe I could extend the time period by changing the date on my mac to the day I download it every time I opened Final Cut Pro. To my luck this method has worked perfectly for me for the past 6 months. This is why I am making this instructable. If any of you that are reading this have a mac and make videos then you are in luck. Just follow these simple steps and you will have Final Cut Pro for free within 5-10 minutes.
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Step 1: Downloading the Trial Version of Final Cut Pro.
Just head over to http://www.apple.com/lae/final-cut-pro/trial/ and fill in the required information to download the 30 day free trial of Final Cut Pro.
Step 2: Launch Final Cut Pro and Enjoy.
Once Final Cut Pro has finished downloading you can launch it and start working on your videos for the next 30 days until the trial ends. Make sure you note down the day you downloaded Final Cut Pro because that date will be essential if you want to be able to use it after the 30 days are over.
Step 3: What to Do Once the Trial Has Ended!
Once your 30 days are up you will be prompted with a message that tells you that the trial version of Final Cut Pro has ended. Once this happens you need to quit the application and go into the Date and Time settings. From there you will need to change the date back to the exact day after you downloaded the application. Then you can relaunch Final Cut Pro and resume using it. Once it has been launched you can change the date back and continue to use it without any problems.
Step 4: Repeat Step 3 Every Time You Close Final Cut Pro or Log Out of Your Computer.
Step 4: Repeat step 3 every time you close Final Cut Pro or log out of your computer. Enjoy!