Video Editing

Wow! Apple reveals there are 2 Million FCPX users at NAB

9 to 5 Mac Apple has announced that it now has two million Final Cut Pro X (FCPX) users – or ‘seats,’ in the terminology used when speaking to an audience at the National Association of Broadcasters’ annual conference. Apple said that it hit the milestone some five and a half years after launching version 10 of the Read More

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By Gary, May 8, 2017

Industry News and Press Releases

Apple Plans Release In Late Fall Of OSX Licensed Systems

Apple Plans Release In Late Fall Of OSX Licensed Systems It’s the announcement video professionals have been waiting 5 years for! New Mac Pro workstations will be released later this year along with the next generation of OSX dubbed Stallion and a new VR enabled version of their professional video editing software FCP-VR. In a Read More

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By Gary, April 1, 2017
FCPX for Adobe editors

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Final Cut Pro X Demistified for Adobe Premiere Pro Editors: Part 1

The latest Final Cut Pro X is a game-changer, inspiring many to move over from other applications. This article is geared toward “switchers”, so read on to help ease the transition and figure out your new workflow in FCPX. Over the last few years I’ve spent a lot of time helping “switchers” get to grips Read More

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By Britt, January 27, 2017

Guides, Software, Video Editing

Is it time for Final Cut Pro X? A Preditors’s POV

Mike Matzdroff, assistant editor and and author interviewed award-winning editor Sean Lander for his new series about Final Cut Pro X for  Provideo Coalition WHY FINAL CUT PRO X? A PREDITOR’S POV Mike Matzdorff begins a new interview series about FCPX in real world post-production workflows which impact the bottom line Sean Lander is an Read More

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By Courtney Wach, December 30, 2016

Video Editing

Top 5 Things to Love About the New Final Cut Pro X 10.3

I have to admit, this guys knows his stuff and he has really tapped into the top 5 features that finally deliver on all of the promise and potential of FCPX. I’ve always felt the magnetic timeline was the best and worst feature of FCPX. With release 10.3 Apple has really refined the toolset and Read More

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By Gary, December 2, 2016

4K, UHD and 3D, Industry News and Press Releases, Video Editing

Premium Beat asks if You Should Consider Switching Back to FinalCut Pro X

Over the past five years we have had several of our Mac customers make the switch from Apple Final Cut Pro to either Adobe Premiere Pro or Avid Media Composer. The initial release of FCPX left a lot of professionals underwhelmed – and that’s an understatement – but Apple has since upgraded the software and Read More

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By Courtney Wach, November 28, 2016

Production Hardware

Review of the Editors Keys Illuminated Final Cut Pro X Keyboard

Peter Wiggins from tested out a backlit illuminated FCPX keyboard on his latest job. Check out this great review on the FCPX keyboard! Testing the Editors Keys Illuminated Final Cut Pro X Keyboard Editors Keys very kindly lent the site a backlit illuminated FCPX keyboard to try out. So why not take it out on Read More

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By Courtney Wach, October 10, 2016

Video Editing

Creative COW’s NAB 2016 NLE / Post Production Report

Our long time friend Tim Wilson has put together a really insightful and detailed report on what’s going on in the world of NLEs and Post Production at NAB 2016. In the article he reflects back to NAB 2001 and it really got me thinking about not only how long we’ve known Tim, not only Read More

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By Gary, May 11, 2016

Storage Solutions, Video Editing

Using Jellyfish Affordable Shared Storage with FCPX

I’ve been keeping my eye on Jellyfish, an affordable shared storage solution from LumaForge that was created for small group collaboration of  FCPX editors. In this hands on real world review Peter Wiggins puts it though it’s paces and shares the highs and lows with readers. A little bit about Jellyfish from their website  before we Read More

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By Gary, March 25, 2016

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Cool Folder Icons for Post Production

Thank you Sam! These are so cool! Sam’s blog is loaded with great FCPX and post production workflow tips, tricks and ideas. 2016 Post Production Folder Icons! Here’s another freebie for you all. Based on my last set of folder icons, I felt they needed updating a little. So here they are… The new 2016 Read More

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By Gary, March 14, 2016