Video Editing

Avid Hidden Gems #3

September 26, 2008

ProVideo Coalition by Steve Hullfish Hidden Power User Secrets for Avid Media Composer Here are some more gems from the Avid Media Composer user’s manual, though today includes at least two REALLY hidden gems, because they don’t seem to be mentioned in the manuals at all (based on searches on the Help menu.) GEM #1 Read More

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Edit Expertise: Suite News Adobe CS4

September 25, 2008

DCP by Jan Ozer A sneak preview of the wide-ranging new Adobe Creative Suite 4 Production Premium (CS4). Like the proverbial blind men and the elephant, everyone who touches Adobe Creative Suite 4 Production Premium will experience a different product as they inevitably bend the myriad new features to fit their own projects and creative Read More

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Adobe takes the lid off CS4

Videomaker BlogIt’s been a busy time at Adobe lately, as they’ve released today new versions of just about every piece of software that they make. But for Videomaker readers, lets break down their new Creative Suite 4 Production Premium bundle, available in October for $1,699. We managed to fenagle a beta version of CS4, that Read More

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Test Bench: Avid Media Composer 3.0

September 24, 2008

Videomaker By John Burkhart Feature Rich EditingAvid Media Composer has been the standard on which all NLEs have been based. The first Media Composer rolled off the factory line in 1989. It came with its own Mac, specialized hardware and a hefty price tag. A lot has changed since then, yet Avid Media Composer remains Read More

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Adobe CS4 — The Official Release Introduced Today

Creative Cow’s 900,000 monthly visitors do more than one thing, so we offer more than one perspective on everything. That’s especially important with a subject as big as Let’s start with articles on CS4: Eran Stern on A Compositor’s Look at CS4, and David Roth Weiss on An Editor’s Look at CS4. Then tune into Read More

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After Effects CS4

ProVideo Coalition by Chris & Trish Meyers A quick tour of the new features that will be of interest to motion graphics artists. Adobe has announced their Creative Suite 4, in which they have aligned the schedules of virtually all of their products to be updated at the same time. One of these programs is, Read More

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Adobe CS4: Six Things to Keep In Mind

DMN By Kevin Schmitt Just a few observations to tide you over until shipping time Such is the nature of the upgrade cycle: just as creative types were getting used to the CS3 line, Adobe goes and announces CS4. And while you’ve likely seen myriad press releases and first looks and other introductory stuff by Read More

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First Look: Adobe Creative Suite 4

September 23, 2008

DV By Oliver Peters Hot on the heals of last year’s huge Adobe software release, the company has quickly turned around another batch of impressive updates in its new Creative Suite 4 line-up. Once again, these products can be purchased individually or as part of various collections for Web, video and print. Plus the all-in-one Read More

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Adobe® Creative Suite® 4 Production Premium

Work with the complete pre- and post-production solutionTake your productions from planning through delivery using powerful, intuitive tools that make the creation process smoother and more efficient. Available for Windows® and Intel® based Mac OS systems, Adobe® Creative Suite® 4 Production Premium pairs world-class video, audio, and design tools with integration features that help save Read More

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Avid Hidden Gems #2

September 19, 2008

ProVideoCoalition by Steve Hullfish 6 more great Avid power user tips This is a weekly series of tips culled from years of experience and hours of actually reading the manual – so you don’t have to. This week’s tips include a console command, Title Tool help, fast info and color correction tips. Power users pride Read More

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