Computers, Video Editing

First look: Nvidia's Quadro 5000 pro-grade graphics card

August 30, 2010

DigitalArts UK by Bill O’Brien Nvidia introduced four new versions of its upscale Quadro graphics card on July 27th: The Quadro 4000, successor to the Quadro FX 3800, and the Quadro 5000, which succeeds the Quadro FX 4800, are currently available. The Quadro 6000, which is replacing the Quadro FX 5800, and the QuadroPlex 7000 Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

Video Editing Best Practices Part II: How to Use Pro-Grade Video Editing Software Article Contents

NotebookReview.com by Dustin Sklavos My job here as a writer for NotebookReview is to distill complicated information into something that the average consumer can understand. Most things computer-related have some kind of basic analogy anyone can grasp, but video editing is wholly its own entity. The basic workflow is simple and logical to me because Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

Avid Wants You Back!

August 27, 2010

AVID WANTS YOU BACK WITH MEDIA COMPOSER 5Turning Dongles into Gold with the Avid Media Composer 5 Upgrade with Avid Production Suite for Under $500 from Videoguys.com! Avid Media Composer 5 has been shipping for several months now, and the feedback we are getting from editors all over the world is that AVID is BACK! Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

Avid Wants You Back with Media Composer 5

Turning Dongles into Gold with the Avid Media Composer 5 Upgrade with Avid Production Suite for Only $695 from Videoguys.com! Avid Media Composer 5 has been shipping for several months now, and the feedback we are getting from editors all over the world is that AVID is BACK! We’re hearing this from professional editors, independent filmmakers, post Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

Matrox H.264 Encoding Webinar on Creative Cow

August 25, 2010

Creative Cow Matrox H.264 Encoding Webinar (pre-recorded) Join Matrox product experts for a detailed discussion of H.264, the de-facto standard codec for delivering HD content to the web, mobile devices and Blu-ray. Don’t miss this opportunity to delve into the mysteries of H.264, see a demonstration, and get answers to your questions. Watch this recording Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

Build a $2,000 CS5 Desktop

ExtremeTech by Dan Evans and Matt Murray When you think of Adobe’s Creative Suite software, “inexpensive” is not the first word that comes to mind. Its flagship (and most famous) app, Photoshop, can cost from $699 to $999 to buy new—and that’s just by itself. The collections of various apps (also bought new) run from Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

G-Technology G-Drive Mobile Portable Hard Drive

August 24, 2010

Creative Cow by Helmut Kobler I’ve used many portable hard drives over the years. I bought my first one — a 12GB model — to do DV editing on a PowerBook G3 while sitting at Starbucks. It did the job, although I could only edit about an hour of footage at a time, and the Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

G-Tech now shipping G-SPEED Q quad-interface desktop RAID

August 19, 2010

G-Technology by Hitachi is now shipping the latest addition to the G-SPEED family of high-performance redundant storage systems designed for professional video and photographic applications, G-SPEED Q.  The 4-bay desktop G-SPEED Q features a quad-interface providing FireWire 400/800, USB 2.0 and eSATA connectivity to a host computer, with two RAID configurations available, RAID-0 and RAID-5. Performance in Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

RED Post – the Easy Way III

digitalfilms by Oliver Peters If you’ve read some of my past articles about RED, you know I’m not a huge fan of “native” editing using the camera raw files as source clips. I find that an offline/online workflow is still best for smoothly editing RED projects, yet it still retains access to the raw color Read More

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Computers, Video Editing

Editing Eat Pray Love on Final Cut Pro

August 18, 2010

“I want to go someplace where I can marvel at something.” That’s Julia Roberts as Elizabeth Gilbert in the new feature film Eat Pray Love — based on Gilbert’s best-selling memoir — signaling both her frustration with her current life and her intention of taking the journey that will famously turn it around. The movie, Read More

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