Avid Media Composer supported on Mac OS X Yosemite

Tech Support, Video Editing

Mac Yosemite support arrives for Avid Media Composer

We are passing on the good word that Avid has released Media Composer update v8.2.6 that allows all professional users to upgrade their editing and shared storage applications to the latest Apple software without conflict. Media Composer is now officially supported with Mac OS X Yosemite (version 10.10)! Now Available! Avid Media Composer 8.2.6 with Mac Yosemite Support Avid is pleased Read More

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By Britt, January 27, 2016

Tech Support, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Storage

Tech Tip: Using ExFAT to format External Drives for Both PC & Mac

This is an excellent, step-by-step guide to formatting your external drives using ExFAT. When you format an external drive using ExFAT it can be recognized and used by both Windows and Mac IOS machines. This is very important for video editors and producers who work in a mixed format facility or who outsourse editing, graphics Read More

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By Gary, December 2, 2015

Tech Support, Video Editing

Must Read Adobe Premiere Pro News from PremiumBeat

The gang over at PremiumBeat has put together an excellent article on Issues, Updates and New features in the latest realease of Adobe Premiere Pro CC.  For Adobe Premiere Pro editors this is a must read, loaded with vlauable and helpful information. The most important being issues releated to El Capitan & Premeire Pro, as a Read More

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By Gary, November 5, 2015

Computer Hardware, Tech Support

Should Video Editors go to Microsoft Windows 10?

We’re posting this article to give our customers some background on Microsoft Windows 10 for video editing. Videoguys is still recommending Win7 for our customers. We are in early testing an evaluation of Windows 10 and so far it is looking good. We know Microsoft added some big performance tweaks that should make it even Read More

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By Gary, November 4, 2015

Computer Hardware, Featured Guides, Guides, Tech Support, Videoguys FAQs

Videoguys Tech Select HP z Workstations for Professionals

  Videoguys’ Tech Select HP Workstations are custom-configured by our technicians to hit some great price points and still provide you with a machine that we strongly recommend. HP uses only the best components, and these workstations come optimized for digital content creation. They are easily expandable and upgradable which means you’ll get a longer useful life Read More

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By Videoguys, October 20, 2015

News and Sales, Tech Support

RedGiant Software Ready for Windows 10

We just received some great news that Red Giant software is ready for Windows 10 and you may already have a Windows 10-compatible version of your Red Giant products installed. The best way to ensure that your Red Giant products will work in Windows 10 is to run Red Giant Link and to see if Read More

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By Jim, July 29, 2015

4K, UHD and 3D, HD AVCHD DSLR, Tech Support, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Understanding Sony XAVC format

The folks over at Divergent Media put together this very informative overview of XAVC.  The  format is used across the board on Sony camcorders. From affordable pocket-friendly cameras, to the very popular Sony A7s and even their very expensive shoulder-mount cameras. Divergent Media For the last few years, Sony has been shipping cameras with a new Read More

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By Gary, July 27, 2015

Computer Hardware, Tech Support, Video Editing

AMD & OpenCL vs Nvidia & CUDA: Which will perform best?

Picking the right  graphics card (GPU) is critical for video editing applications. When both PCs and Macs shipped with nVidia GPUs loaded with CUDA cores this was pretty simple. Apple has since abandoned nVidia and gone with AMD. The new Mac Pro gets most of its performance gains from having two powerful AMD Sapphire graphics cards. Read More

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By Gary, July 24, 2015

Tech Support, Video Editing

New Drivers for MX02 Family, CompressHD, Mojito MAX and Mojito 4K

New drivers are now available for the Matrox MXO2 family, CompressHD, Mojito MAX and Mojito 4K. Release 8.0 for PC provides support for Microsoft Windows 8.1 and third-party applications including the 2015 release of Adobe Creative Cloud and Avid Media Composer 8.4. See the complete list of supported applications for Windows Download Matrox release 8.0 Read More

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By Gary, July 22, 2015

4K, UHD and 3D, Computer Hardware, Tech Support, Tutorials, Tips & Tricks, Video Editing, Video Storage

Optimize your Mac ProThunderbolt throughput

This is a great article. The Mac Pro “Garbage Can” comes with multiple thunderbolt ports. How you use them, and which ports you plug in your storage, I/O or display can have an impact on the overall thoughput of your system. In this article on fcpworks you can learn which ports share resources and how to Read More

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By Gary, May 28, 2015