Apple has released new software for its video and audio production applications.

The company has released Pro Application Support 3.0 for Mac OS X 10.4 (3.2MB), making another version available for Mac OS X 10.3.9 (3MB). The company has also released its Apple Intermediate Codec 1.0.1 (740K).

Pro Application Support 3.0, "improves general user interface reliability for Apple’s professional applications. It is recommended for all users of DVD Studio Pro, Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, Logic Express, Motion and Soundtrack", Apple states.

The Apple Intermediate Codec improves compatibility and reliability for Final Cut Express HD and iLife 05. It's recommended for all users of Apple Intermediate Codec 1.0 who are using QuickTime 7.0. The software improves playback and export performance and requires Mac OS X 10.3.9, according to Apple's Web site.