Apple Mac Pro vs HP Z Workstations Guide for 4K Video Editing

4K, UHD and 3D, Computers, Featured Guides, Guides

Mac Pro vs. HP Z Workstations – A Guide for 4K Editing Workflow

The hardware requirements for the film and professional video industries are on a sharp incline due to the dramatic increase of resolutions and frame rates. The industry has quickly moved from HD to UHD or 4K, and even higher in some cases. Frame rates have often doubled and even quadrupled in some segments such as action sports, not Read More

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By Britt, May 17, 2017

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

Computers

Apple lets cat out of bag: New Mac Pro coming … in 2018

This is NOT an April Fools joke! Today several sites are posting that Apple has shown it’s hand and they will be introducing a new revamped Mac Pro in 2018 based on a modular design. While we are providing links below to several websites, it should be noted that they are all referencing the Daring Read More

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By Gary, April 4, 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

Storage Solutions, Video Editing

Avid Nexis Pro and Final Cut Pro X – Collaborative Workflow w Axel

Editors groan about the fact that only one user can access a given Apple FCP-X library at a time. This makes collaboration a challenge. But in this video tutorial, you’ll learn how to integrate Final Cut Pro into an efficient team workflow with Avid NEXIS | PRO in just a few steps. Avid NEXIS | Read More

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By Courtney Wach, March 13, 2017

Computers

What’s Next Mac? The future of Apple’s Macintosh

Daniel Eran Dilger of Apple Insider wrote this editorial about the future of the Mac   Editorial: The future of Apple’s Macintosh Thinking about the future of Apple’s Macintosh becomes more realistic when grounded in facts. It’s no accident that several Mac models have not been updated in many months, but it’s also true that Apple faces Read More

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By Courtney Wach, March 8, 2017

Computers

What’s up Mac? How Apple Alienated Mac Loyalists

Interesting read from Bloomgberg.com. Mark Gurman gives us some insight on Apple and what Mac updates to look forward to in 2017. Still, Apple hasn’t given up on Macs. In a recent company Q&A session, employees asked whether Mac desktop computers remain strategically important. “We have great desktops in our roadmap. Nobody should worry about Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

Video Editing

Apple introduces Pro Apps Bundle for Students and Teachers

WOW! This is an incredible offer by Apple. Keep in mind this isn’t to rent or subscribe to the software. You buy it once as a student or teacher and you own it forever. If your kids are creative and they have a Mac Book, iMac, Mac Mini or Mac Pro GET THEM THIS SOFTWARE Read More

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By Courtney Wach, February 6, 2017
Editor's Guide

Video Editing

Nonlinear Editing Buyer’s Guide of 2017

Scott Simmons  from Pro Video Coalition  wrote an editors buyer’s guide describing the new technologies in the post production world for 2017. Now, is a time where technology is more innovative and faster than ever before. Take a peek at the guide and make an informed decision about your next purchase.   The Editblog’s 2017 NLE Buyer’s Read More

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By Courtney Wach, February 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