Video Editing

Sorenson Media Announces the Immediate Availability of Sorenson Squeeze 5

March 31, 2008

Simultaneous Multi-File Encoding Featured in Major Release of Award-Winning Video Compression Software. Sorenson Squeeze 5 Also Includes New and Improved Codecs, Filters for Enhanced Workflow, and Dramatic Improvements in Sound. SALT LAKE CITY (March 31, 2008) Sorenson Media, the worldwide leader for video compression and decoding solutions, today announced the immediate availability of Sorenson Squeeze® Read More

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Video Editing

Using Avid Media Composer the Stabilize Effect

Late model Media Composers include Avid’s tracking engine, a potentially powerful addition to your visual effects arsenal. The tracker is included in several effects, the simplest of which is stabilize. If you’ve got a shot that’s too rocky to include in a scene, the stabilize effect might just make it usable again. It’s realtime and Read More

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Video Editing

Pinnacle Studio MovieBox Ultimate

March 26, 2008

DMN By Heath McKnight Pinnacle`s Studio MovieBox Ultimate is the perfect hardware and software combination for Windows users looking to get a lot of bang for their buck. The hardware/software solution combines a capture box, non-linear editor (NLE), web video encoder, and DVD creator. Editing with Studio 11 is a breeze, plus there`s a green Read More

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Video Editing

MOTU Ships Windows Drivers for V3HD FireWire Video Interface

March 25, 2008

MOTU, Inc. is now shipping Windows support for the V3HD FireWire video interface and converter. Users can download the new PC drivers and software at v3hd.com, giving them immediate and complete compatibility with Adobe Premiere Pro CS3 (Version 3.1 or higher) running on Windows XP or Vista (32). “The V3HD is a one-of-kind I/O device Read More

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Video Editing

Matrox is Making Headlines with All of the Professional Video Products

March 24, 2008

Matrox RT.X2 Hardware Only is more affordable than ever and current Adobe & Avid editors can SAVE $500 when you purchase the Matrox RT.X2 with Adobe CS3 Production Premium. Matrox MXO now supports Adobe Premiere Pro CS3, After Effects CS3 , Apple Color, Motion, Skake, DVD Studio Pro, LiveType and Mac OSX Leopard – in Read More

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Video Editing

Avid SuperBin Secrets Revealed

March 21, 2008

Moviola by Benjamin Hershleder The SuperBin is such a misunderstood and often maligned little guy. It’s invaluable when you’ve got only one monitor and a great organizer when you have two monitors. With two monitors, I usually have several bins open using the SuperBin as well as a few others open outside of the SuperBin. Read More

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Video Editing

Avid Media Composer – More Affordable Than Ever

March 20, 2008

We’ve been getting lots of questions from X Pro owners on why they should upgrade for $495. This is from our new Avid page on our website http://www.videoguys.com/avid.html Media Composer is more then just the world’s best video editor, it is an integrated post production solution! Here are some of our favorite integrated plug-ins and Read More

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Video Editing

Q&A: Adobe's Simon Hayhurst on NAB

DCP by Jan Ozer With Apple and Avid choosing to skip NAB, I was curious as to Adobe’s thoughts about the value of the show to them, and why they stayed in. Once I started talking with Simon Hayhurst, senior director of product management for Adobe’s Dynamic Media Organization, several other questions came to mind, Read More

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Video Editing

Basic Training: YouTube – Step by Step

Videomaker by Kyle Cassidy Everybody’s jumping on the YouTube bandwagon, from cats and kids to vacation travelers and pros. It’s fun and it’s easy. Here are some quick tips to getting started. About ten years ago, I was really into the idea of video letters. Many of my friends and family lived in disparate areas Read More

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Video Editing

What Avid’s Moves Mean

March 18, 2008

Capria TV by Frank Capria Q: Can Media Composer at $2,495 compete with Final Cut Studio? A: It doesn’t have to. Avid’s finally taken the action many have been calling for. It’s decided to simplify its product line, dropping Xpress Pro and lowering the price of Media Composer. The consensus in various forums and mailing Read More

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