Video Editing

Introducing Boris Blue

September 30, 2004

Real-time 3D, compositing and motion graphics solution based on the award-winning Boris Red Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film production, today announces the upcoming release of Boris Blue. This standalone application renders broadcast-quality compositions in real time regardless of the complexity of the 3D scene or materials. Boris Read More

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Video Editing

DV Magazine reviews Adobe Encore 1.5

September 29, 2004

DV Score: 4.5 out of 5 Pros: A quick study for Adobe users. Impressive integration with After Effects, Premiere Pro, and Photoshop. Playlist feature simplifies many authoring tasks. Can disable certain remote control buttons. Cons: Lacks some advanced features, such as multiangle and scripting capabilities. UOP feature not fully implemented. Dolby encoder lacks metadata settings. Read More

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Using Avid Xpress Studio Workflow Guide

September 28, 2004

What a great document!! We found it while searching in the Avid support knowledge base. Not only is this extremely useful to purchasers of Xpress Studio, it is a great way for potential owners to get a better understanding about what makes Xpress Studio so amazing! Congratulations on your purchase of the Avid Xpress Studio Read More

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AV Video review: Ulead’s DVD Workshop 2

September 27, 2004

Real power beneath the drag-and-drop surface By David English Summary: Don’t let the consumer-friendly interface throw you; DVD Workshop 2 is equipped with a full slate of professional-grade DVD authoring tools. Target Users: Video professionals Platforms: Windows 2000 or XP Many video professionals will be suspicious as soon as they boot up DVD Workshop 2 Read More

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Video Editing

Home-Building for HDV

September 25, 2004

By Steve Mullen Video Systems Sep 1, 2004 How one editor specified his own system—from CPU to GPU—to optimize its HDV editing performance. Now that hdv is a viable production format with many associated editing solutions, I decided it was time for me to spec my own HDV editing system. Much has changed in our Read More

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DMN review – Dell Precision 470 Workstation

September 24, 2004

King of the Hill by Charlie White Dell sends fastest computer (for now) to Midwest Test Facility It’s been a while since we reviewed a Dell workstation here at the Midwest Test Facility. Since we evaluated a Dell 3GHz Precision Workstation over a year ago, numerous other computers have been placed under our scrutiny here Read More

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Video Systems Edit Review — Sony Vegas 5.0

September 23, 2004

By Steve Mullen Aug 1, 2004 Capable NLE supports a streamlined HDV editing workflow. In the spring of 2003 when folks began trying to edit HDV, someone made a great discovery. If they used the i.LINK capture application bundled with the JVC HDV camcorder to input MPEG-2 TS (Transport Stream) files, the files could be Read More

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Video Editing

What's new in Pinnacle Liquid Edition 6.0 (Liquid HD)

Guy Barwood is one of the Pinnacle Liquid Edition 6 beta testers. He has been given permission by Pinnacle to post this page. “This is a list I have put together of what’s new, and what’s not in Liquid Edition 6. Not all features listed below are available in all versions, and I can not Read More

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Sony Eyes 200GB Blu-ray Discs

September 22, 2004

Paul Kallender, IDG News Service Tuesday, September 21, 2004 Company hopes increased storage will boost its format’s fortunes. Sony will announce next month that it developed an 8-layer version of the Blu-ray Disc that is capable of storing 200GB of data, according to a company spokesperson. The announcement will be made at the International Symposium Read More

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Using Digital Video in PowerPoint

PC Magazine Using Digital Video in PowerPoint By Jan Ozer October 5, 2004 The days of endless bullet-point slides in PowerPoint are numbered—or they should be. Adding digital video to your PowerPoint presentation can help you produce a more instructive and compelling show. To do it right, though, you need to understand the issues. When Read More

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