Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Digital Video Rendering/Export Strategies

July 30, 2013

DV Fanatics Although most digital video editing systems allow for multiple layers of realtime video, it is necessary to render that video at some point in your workflow. It’s important to understand the best video render strategy for your needs. Whether you edit on Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro or Avid Media Composer, Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Edius 7 is here! Buy Edius 6.5 today & get a FREE upgrade to 7!!

Those who have purchased EDIUS Pro 6.5 or hardware bundles including EDIUS Pro 6.5 from June 1, 2013 onward will be eligible for a free upgrade to EDIUS Pro 7. EDIT FASTER WITH EDIUS 7Grass Valley® is now shipping the latest version of EDIUS® 7, the acclaimed nonlinear video-editing application. EDIUS 7 is a proven, Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Roland VR-50HD All-in-one Switcher Simplifies Production

July 29, 2013

Streaming Media Live Production, Streaming, and Recording Anywhere Until now, achieving a high-definition A/V studio with live streaming required a large amount of equipment. Typical live productions require an audio mixer to mix the audio inputs from various sources like cameras, video players, and microphones. Then you need a video mixer to mix various video Read More

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By Britt,

Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Without Haswell, why bother buying a new Mac?

iMore by Peter Cohen If you’re in the market for a MacBook Air, times are great. Apple’s new machines, updated in June with Intel’s fourth-generation Core processor, are better values than ever. But if you need a MacBook Pro, iMac or Mac mini, the current crop of computers from Apple is looking long in the Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Extending the life of an SSD drive

Digistor In today’s marketplace, downtime and latency are becoming less acceptable to consumers and clients. With the wide availability of high-performance systems, organizations of all sizes are expected to provide end users with reliable service. More businesses and professionals are leveraging solid state technology to improve the performance of their critical applications, particularly those that are consumer focused. SSD Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Review: NewTek TriCaster 8000

Streaming Media by Jan Ozer NewTek’s TriCaster 8000 is an extraordinarily capable live production and streaming solution that supports 8 simultaneous feeds and should be sufficient for all but the most complex live events, with a range of intriguing new features including powerful social media capabilities. The TriCaster 8000 (TC8000) is the ultimate TriCaster with Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

The Essence of Editing: Should We Be Shouldering the Weight of Post-Production?

July 26, 2013

Editors Guild by Edgar Burksen A.C.E. In 1970, as an apprentice in the cutting room of Richard Marden, editor of Sunday Bloody Sunday, we were a happy bunch; Dick, two assistants and myself. Now, as a motion picture editor, I’m mostly by myself, only sharing occasional intense sessions with the director and/or producer. Assistant editors Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

G-Technology G RAID Mini 2TB External Storage Review

Tweaktown by Tyler Bernath G-Technology offers ample storage performance and capacity to boot with the G RAID mini. The G Technology G-RAID Mini is a portable storage solution designed for users of Mac OS, that want all of the elegance, and professional storage appeal along with a bit of performance. Backed by HGST, G-Technology has Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Atomos Samurai Blade Now Shipping

Streamin Media Atomos, the creator of the award-winning camera mounted recorders Ninja-2 and Samurai, and the Connect converter range, have commenced shipment of their latest recorder/monitor, the Samurai Blade.    The new Samurai Blade offers a stunning 1280 x 720 SuperAtom IPS touchscreen, at 325ppi 179-degree viewing, 400nit brightness and multi-frequency (48/50/60Hz) operation depending on Read More

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Tech Tips & Tricks, Video Editing

Encoder Decoded: Sorenson Squeeze 9 Is Faster, Smarter

July 25, 2013

creative planet network by Oliver Peters Sorenson Media’s Squeeze encoder has always been at the top of the market for encoding features and quality. The software, now in its ninth generation, offers standard, pro and premium versions. Sorenson Squeeze 9 Standard and Pro are Mac and Windows desktop applications, while Premium is designed to run Read More

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