Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Final Cut Studio 2.0.1 update now available

June 28, 2007

Videomaker Blog by mmontgomery Apple Computer has released a Final Cut Studio 2.0.1 update to include fixes, more hardware support and AVCHD log and tansfer support. Early reports from the blogosphere, including professional video editors, have noted that the first shipping version Final Cut Studio 2 had a few issues. Most notably, stability issues pertaining Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Review: Final Cut Studio 2

June 27, 2007

Digital Arts by Neil Bennett Once the underdog to video-editing applications from the likes of Adobe and Avid, Apple’s Final Cut Pro has since become the industry standard for desktop cut-&-correct work. Originally targeting the software at wedding videographers and corporate video producers, Apple now has its sights on all levels of production, from single Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Videomaker Music and SoundFX Libraries Buyer's Guide

Your video is nearly perfect. The lighting is moody, the camera work is stellar and the framing is fantastic. Even your sound is crisp, clear and hiss-free.All you need to complete the moment is the bark of a gun, the gasp of a crowd and the sudden sting of an orchestra. Unfortunately, you’re locked in Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Final Cut Pro 6

June 26, 2007

MacWorld by Mike Curtis Apple’s professional video program offers powerful new tricks Over the years, Final Cut Pro (FCP) has evolved into a workhorse application that handles everything from basic digital video editing to uncompressed HD video processing. While Avid’s Media Composer, FCP’s main competitor, offers more tools at a higher price (and Adobe is Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Final Cut Pro to Avid

June 25, 2007

This website is dedicated to film and video editors. It will provide you with information and facts to better understand the advantages of the Avid editing platform. Let the obvious be stated right up front. I am an Avid editor and not a Final Cut editor. I have used both and favor Avid. This website Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Tutorial: Getting the Most Out of MPEG-2 with Apple's Compressor

Event DV by Todd Gillespie Most editors who have Compressor—either bundled with Final Cut Studio or DVD Studio Pro—will have had some experience with its applications. However, a lot of users are still unsure about how to get the most out of their compressions. Hopefully, after reading this article, you’ll have a better understanding of Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

DMN Product Review: Boris FX Red 4.1

DMN By Kevin McAuliffe I have been an editor for a long time (about 11 years now), and I have been familiar with Boris FX‘s plug-ins for almost as long, and when I was asked if I would be interested in taking a look at RED 4.1, I really didn’t have my expectations set very Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Matrox MXO 2.0

June 22, 2007

DMN By Heath McKnight A Mac-only monitoring and downscaling device, and also a great way to calibrate your monitors! The Matrox MXO 2.0 is a Mac-only monitoring and downscaling device, and also a great way to calibrate your monitors. This little box packs quite a punch, and if you’re editing with HDV, whether on a Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

DMN Product Review: Sony Sound Forge 9

June 21, 2007

DMN By Jeffrey P. Fisher It must be rather difficult to be a software provider. Users constantly bombard you with bugs, ideas, and feature requests that they want implemented in the next release. Or sooner. Occasionally, the opposite happens. There’s a piece of mature software that already brings so much to the table. Where do Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Camcorder Review: Canon HV20 HDV

June 18, 2007

Videomaker by Nick Strayer The Mini Canon With so many HD camcorders hitting the market, it may seem to be an overwhelming decision to narrow your choice down to one. Thankfully, Canon has come out with the HV20 HDV camcorder, which may just be the lifeboat you need to stay afloat in a sea of Read More

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