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Computers, Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Avid addresses Apple QuickTime for Windows Security Issues

The industry was buzzing over Apples decision to stop supporting Apple Quicktime for Windows because of 2 new security threats. IT organizations have suggested removing Apple Quicktime for Windows from your computer. This can be problematic for video editors. Avid Knowledge Base: QuickTime Support and Security on Windows http://avid.force.com/pkb/articles/how_to/QuickTime-Support-and-Security-on-Windows Last Updated : April 26, 2016 Read More

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By Gary, April 28, 2016

Industry News and Press Releases

Adobe’s response to removing Apple QuickTime for Windows

QuickTime on Windows from Adobe blog Recently the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team issued Alert (TA16105-A), which recommends Windows users uninstall Apple QuickTime from their computers. Adobe has worked extensively on removing dependencies on QuickTime in its professional video, audio and digital imaging applications and native decoding of many .mov formats is available today Read More

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By Britt, April 20, 2016
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Storage Solutions, Videoguys FAQs

Avid NEXIS | Pro for Apple Final Cut Pro X

Avid NEXIS Pro shared storage is the standard for the media and entertainment industry and now, with the new Avid NEXIS | Pro, it is now affordable for small workgroups! The Avid NEXIS | Pro includes 10 2TB SSD drives for 20TB of shared storage and fits perfectly into every workflow including Apple Final Cut Read More

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By Videoguys, October 30, 2015
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Specials and Promotions

New at NAB: Convergent Design to Expand Odyssey7QPlus and Odyssey7Q Apple ProRes Record Frame Rates

Convergent Design to Expand Odyssey7Q+ and Odyssey7Q Apple ProRes Record Frame Rates to 4K/UHD 60p, 2K/HD 240p Convergent Design engineers are always working to expand the capabilities of the Odyssey family of monitor/recorders. Today the company announces that Apple ProRes 4K/UHD will be possible up to 60p and 2K/HD will be possible up to 240p. Read More

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By Brittany, April 14, 2015
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Computers

Apple macs might be getting a massive change

RedShark by David Shapton Could Apple possibly ditch Intel as its processor chip supplier? What would that mean? And how could it happen? Ever since Apple started to make its own processor chips for iPhones and iPads there has been speculation that, eventually, these components would end up powering Macs. It’s a reasonable thing to Read More

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By Videoguys, August 8, 2014
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Video Editing

Lightworks for Apple OS X is here: public beta is available now!

RedShark News This is the big one. Lightworks for the Mac. Available for everyone to try today There’s a new, industrial-strength editing system for the Mac. It’s the same editor that’s been used on a huge roster of Hollywood films, and on thousands of smaller productions. It’s also one of the most mature editing platforms Read More

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By Videoguys, June 10, 2014
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Camera and Accessories

Top Seven Takeaways from Apple’s WWDC Keynote

Studio Daily by Bryant Frazer A New Programming Language, Third-Party iOS Keyboards, Image Annotation in Email, and More What’s been cooking in Cupertino? Today was the big keynote address at Apple’s World Wide Developer’s Conference (WWDC), in which Apple CEO Tim Cook rolled out the company’s latest and greatest for an audience of software developers — Read More

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By Videoguys, June 3, 2014
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Video Editing

Apple FCP and Compressor vs. Adobe CC, Timeline-to-Transcode Workflows, Part 2: Test Results–UPDATED WITH LINK TO TEST FILES

Streaming Media Producer by Tim Siglin You can now view our project files, encoder presets, and output files to compare the quality and specs for yourself at this link. “Better late than never” is often a good excuse, but in our case, it was a necessity. Two areas we didn’t anticipate—distance and a newer R3D Read More

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By Videoguys, March 21, 2014
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Computers, Video Editing

Review: Apple’s New Mac Pro

Studio Daily by The Diamond Brothers This Radical Redesign Is a Tiny Powerhouse … with a Few Limitations The new Mac Pro is here! The new Mac Pro is here! That’s all that went through our heads when we first saw the announcement of this new iteration of Apple’s flagship pro desktop model. (Yes, that’s a Read More

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By Videoguys, March 6, 2014
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Video Editing

Apple FCP X and Compressor vs. Adobe CC, Part 1: Timeline-to-Transcode Workflows

Streaming Media by Tim Siglin & Paul Schmutzler We brave the “third rail” by testing two popular NLEs and their companion transcoding tools. When it comes to transcoding, speed and quality often feel at odds: one wants quality—the highest quality, if possible—in the shortest time, regardless of the software-and-hardware combination being used. If time were Read More

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By Videoguys, February 27, 2014

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