Video Editing

Why You Should Upgrade to a Professional Video Editing Software

Videomaker has put together a very nice article that outlines some of the key advantages of professional video editing software (NLE) vs low cost consumer titles.  If your serious about producing your own videos that look as professional as possible, you want to step up to Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cust Pro, Avid Media Read More

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By Gary, October 5, 2015

News and Sales

Say Goodbye to FCP7 and Hello to a New NLE

It’s been 5 years since Apple abandoned Final Cut Pro 7 and it’s loyal user base. They did give you a choice, to move on to their completely new video editor FCPX or jump ship to Premiere Pro, Media Composer or another NLE.  It amazes me how many editors are still hanging on and editing Read More

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By Gary, October 2, 2015
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Video Editing, Video Storage

Avid Everywhere opens up Avid for Everyone!

One of the biggest stories coming out of IBC this week is the evolution of Avid Everywhere into open standards and technologies that fully support other NLEs beyond Media Composer. Avid DNxIO, their new 4K I/O box; Avid ISIS, the breakthrough, low cost, affordable shared video storage solution; and their award winning Interplay|MAM asset management Read More

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By Gary, September 15, 2015
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Computer Hardware, Video Editing

Head to Head – 2014 vs 2015 Macbook Pro for Video Editing

I found this great video from a post in one of my favorite Facebook groups, Moving to Adobe Premiere Pro. Max Yuryev did a great job comparing the editing performance of the current Macbook Pro with AMD graphics vs last years model with Nvidia GPU. For me the results were not surprising at all. For Read More

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By Gary, July 22, 2015

Video Editing

Xto7 grows into XtoCC

fcp.co We recently renamed Xto7 for Final Cut Pro to XtoCC (Creative Cloud). I’d like to explain why we did that as some people have expressed some disappointment in the change. Naming an app (software application) is never easy. Ideally it should be easy to remember and relevant to what it does. Ideally it would Read More

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By Gary, June 29, 2015

Video Editing

It’s not about the NLE, it’s about telling stories

In this excellent article Scott Simmons talks about being and editor, which means being a story teller. The tools you use are an important part of your workflow, but they do not define you or your craft. Limiting yourself to just one NLE could limit some opportunities for you down the road, because you need Read More

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By Gary, June 23, 2015

Video Editing

Oliver Peters gives us an NAB update on NLEs

I had the chance to chat with Oliver during the Avid Connect event at NAB. He has long been one of my favorite writers / bloggers or our industry. In this great wrap up article he gives us a round up look at what’s new with Adobe, Avid, Apple and other NLE vendors. digitalfilms by Read More

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By Gary, May 29, 2015

Video Editing

beActive entertainment tells us how they cut on FCPX

We’ve all heard the stories about FCPX. How it was originally seen as iMovie Pro and how Apple has made steady improvements over the years.  Now it’s making real inroads for movies and boradcast TV. Here is the story of  beActive’s  ‘journey’ from hating FCPX, to it becoming his company’s edit system of choice. fcp.co Read More

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By Gary, April 9, 2015

Video Editing

I Am Not My NLE!

AOTG by I’m going to start this article the way I respond to people when they ask what NLE I use. “It is irrelevant what NLE you use. The general public will not go to a movie or watch a TV show and say, Wow, that was cut on [Insert NLE Here]. They will say, Read More

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By Gary, March 18, 2015

Video Editing

Why Should Final Cut Pro 7 Editors Consider Adobe Premiere Pro CC?

By Larry Jordan One of the most popular questions I get asked is: “I’m using Final Cut Pro 7. Should I buy Adobe Premiere Pro or Apple Final Cut Pro X?” Let me start by saying both applications are used by professionals around the world every day. Both are made by excellent companies, with devoted Read More

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By Videoguys, July 28, 2014


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