Video Editing

Big News from G-Tech

February 29, 2008

It’s been a very eventful year so far for G-Technologies, the maker of the award winning external storage solutions for video producers. Back in January, at Mac World, it was officially announced that Fabrik had acquired G-Tech. Fabrik is a leading provider of innovative storage, memory and next generation online services. What does this mean Read More

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Video Editing

Top 10 Avid Media Composer Tips

February 28, 2008

The Editblog Since I’ve done a little entry about the Top 10 Final Cut Pro tips then why not do the same for Avid? Most of these tips apply to Media Composer but there are a few that will work in Avid Xpress Pro as well. While it would be easy to compare and contrast Read More

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Video Editing

5 Timesavers for Encoding with Episode

WebVideo Universe By Troy Dreier For people entering the online video world from a traditional video background, encoding for the Web can be their biggest challenge. That’s why we’re presenting five tips for using Telestream Episode like a pro. One of the leading names in encoding, Episode is a Macintosh desktop product that comes in Read More

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Video Editing

Creating a Fireball in Adobe After Effects

February 27, 2008

Layers by Steve Holmes Let’s face it: After Effects is amazing. If anyone on this planet would tell you that, it’s me. Anything you want to do, you can do-as long as you know the way to do it. Take one of the sessions I presented at NAB in Las Vegas, for instance: creating a Read More

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Video Editing

Desktop Scoring for Video

Studio Monthly by David Leathers Whether your next project needs a simple melodic hook or a richly textured symphonic experience, the latest desktop scoring software will help you lay down the perfect tracks. The number of software and hardware choices for adding original music to video and film has increased exponentially over the past few Read More

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Video Editing

Telestream`s Pipeline – It`s a simple, powerful design that is refreshing

February 26, 2008

DMN Review By Heath McKnight Telestream`s Pipeline and Pipeline Quad are encoding systems for networked Macintosh and Windows-based computers. It works well with FlipFactory, the company`s encoder (sold separately) that can place video and audio from nearly all forms of media, on virtually any device. This review covers the Pipeline ($1,950) on a Mac running Read More

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Video Editing

Blu-ray and HD DVD: The Big Dog Gets Off The Porch

Creative Cow by Tim Wilson When I say “the big dog,” I’m actually not talking about Blu-ray. I’m talking about Wal-Mart. Back on April 26, 2007, I wrote a Creative Cow blog post with the same title as this article, and said that Wal-Mart would be the one to decide which hi-def DVD format would Read More

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Video Editing

Videoguys' User Spotlight – Edit 1 Media

February 20, 2008

Videoguys’ User Spotlight – Edit 1 Media Computer Hardware:• ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Motherboard• Titan Tower Case• AMD Athlon 64×2 Dual 4800+ Processor (2.52 Ghz)• 2 GB RAM• ATI Radeon 1800XT Video Card• 120GB 10,000 rpm System Drive• 600GB 7,200 rpm nVidia Striped SATA Raid• 300GB 7,200 SATA Maxtor drive• 2 17″ LCD Monitors• 1 32″ Read More

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Video Editing

Test Bench: NewTek TriCaster STUDIO Live Production System

February 14, 2008

Videomaker by Brian Peterson Studio in a Box It’s been about two years since we got wow’d by Newtek’s first studio-in-a-box, the TriCaster. So when we heard about all the improvements packed into this latest version, the TriCaster STUDIO, we made a phone call. What we got was a black box that packs about twice Read More

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Video Editing

Matrox MXO Now With Support for Latest Generation of the MacBook Pro

Matrox® Video Products Group today announced that Matrox MXOâ„¢ release 2.1.1 is now available as a free download from the Matrox website to all registered users. MXO v2.1.1 offers support for the latest generation of the MacBook Pro with NVIDIA graphics. “This latest software release extends MXO’s compatibility to include the full range of Mac Read More

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