Video Editing

Compressors' New Interface

September 24, 2007

By Ken Stone Compressor 3 in Final Cut Studio 2 When Apple recently rolled out Final Cut Studio 2, we discovered that Compressors’ interface had received a major overhaul. For those of us who have been using Compressor over the years, the new interface came as a bit of a surprise and, while Compressor is Read More

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Video Editing

Boris Continuum Complete 5

DMN By Kevin McAuliffe Exceptional plug-in set for Final Cut Pro and Motion I started out my last review of a Boris FX product by saying “I really didn’t have my expectations set very high, as I have always had a bit of a preconceived notion in my head of what the package is and Read More

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Video Editing

Beware the Tapeless Camcorder

September 20, 2007

NY Times by DAVID POGUE When geeks sit down to tell their children about nature’s great cycles, they don’t talk about birth and death. They talk about the way bulky gadgets get smaller over time, expensive ones become commodities — and how recording tape always gives way to digital storage. Usually, the death of tape Read More

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Video Editing

ASUS P5E3 Deluxe: X38 and DDR3 arrives… almost

AnandTech by Gary Keys The launch of the Intel X38 chipset is just a few days away (after several delays, 9/19 update – Launch is moved to October 11th) and we have a feeling the product managers and press relations personnel in and around Santa Clara are a bit nervous at this point. While the Read More

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Video Editing

What MXO users have to say

September 17, 2007

“I’m Frank Capria. I’m an editor and motion graphics artist at Kingpin Interactive. I’ve been editing for about 20 years now and I’ve been a motion graphics artist for about 10 years. I bought the MXO thinking, OK, this is exactly what I need to get HD SDI out of a portable system and it’s Read More

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Video Editing

Edit Review: Adobe Premiere Pro CS3

DCP by Jan Ozer New features and workflows for Windows and Mac. For many markets, Adobe Premiere Pro is the dominant video editor on the Windows platform. With version CS3, Adobe is not only providing a new release for those users, but the company is also taking another crack at the Apple Macintosh market — Read More

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Video Editing

NewTek TriCaster Pro

Studio Monthly by By Douglas Spotted Eagle A well-laid out workflow and feature set—the image processing quality is outstanding; the ease of use allows Tricaster to fit into practically any environment; a very fast learning curve. Smaller. More powerful. High-quality output. Easy to use. Fast. These are all buzzwords that describe the NewTek TriCaster Pro Read More

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Video Editing

The Digital Cutting Room

PC Mag by Jan Ozer New versions of Adobe Premiere and Apple’s Final Cut recently hit store shelves and went head-to-head in our lab testing. We’ll tell you which one is right for you. Whether you’re a longtime wedding videographer looking to upgrade your setup, a would-be indie filmmaker, or just an enthusiast looking to Read More

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Video Editing

Does Quad Core Matter?

September 14, 2007

ExtremeTeck by Loyd Case Intel began shipping its quad core line of desktop processors late last year, starting with the Core 2 Extreme QX6700. Later, the company shipped the mainstream Core 2 Quad Q6600. Today, Intel has three current products with four cores in its product line, the Core 2 Extreme QX6850, the Core 2 Read More

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Video Editing

Edit Sony XDCAM and Panasonic P2 Media with Grass Valley EDIUS 4.5

Studio Monthly by Steven Wise STEP 1: Install P2 drivers Let’s start with the Panasonic P2 media. First, install the Panasonic P2 drivers— this enables your PC to read the MXF data (OpAtom in this case) directly on the drive. If you don’t do this, EDIUS will not work correctly. STEP 2: Edit with hi-res Read More

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