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Cineform in Creative Cloud: render quality settings + more

October 31, 2014

GoPro Cineform, aka the SMPTE ST 2073 VC-5 video compression standard, is a cross platform codec that in Creative Cloud piggybacks onto QuickTime (warts and all). The codec is available in Adobe video apps in CC 2014.1, and plays system-wide if you download the free player or free GoPro Studio app. GoPro Cineform is a wavelet-based codec that holds up well even after multiple encodes, and features full support for alpha and large frame sizes of 4K and beyond

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Roland VC-1 Video Converter Series Powers ETS Productions

With more than 25 years of experience, Event Technology Services has become a go-to name in productions ranging from corporate events to concerts in the greater Southern California region. Dave Swaffer, the company?s founder, has built a reputation by using and specifying equipment that he trusts. We caught up with him after a corporate event in Phoenix, AZ to discuss why he has adopted the Roland VC-1 Converter line as his primary tools for integration in any live production environment.

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Video Editing Workflows: Premiere Pro and RED Footage

Bringing your RED RAW footage into Adobe Premiere Pro? Follow these tips for success. Film and video productions are often based on fast turn arounds. Nothing can slow you down more than a rocky workflow. Luckily if you?re editing in Premiere you can natively work with RAW footage file types to help bring flexibility and stability to your workflow. – See more at: http://www.premiumbeat.com/blog/premiere-pro-red-footage/#sthash.NWt5jMjz.dpuf

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Streamline Your Entire Production Process with Catalyst Browse and Catalyst Prepare

Sony had plenty to showcase at IBC this year, and while many people were focused on the exiting news around the FS7, Sony Pro wasn?t the only division that got people talking. Sony Creative Software had some pretty big news as well, as they showed off the updates to Sony Vegas Pro and also announced Catalyst Browse and Catalyst Prepare, which are two tools designed to streamline the production process in a number of ways. But because so much was going on at IBC, it was actually difficult to dig

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What’s New in EDIUS 7.4

October 30, 2014

Now, with the release of EDIUS 7.4, editing professionals have even more functionality at their fingertips, enabling them to edit anything, anywhere, with no rendering required. Version 7.4 is a free upgrade for all users of EDIUS 7.X.

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Media Composer licensing and upgrades: What you need to know?and do ?before the year is out

You’ve probably heard a lot about Avid Everywhere, our vision for moving our company and industry forward. There have been a number of changes to our product lines and offerings over the last 12 months, with the promise of more to come. My hope is that by the end of this post, you’ll have the information you need to make the right choice for you and your business.

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DIGISTOR REWIND covers Windows 8.1 data archiving needs

One of the biggest headaches that PC users must contend with is updating all of their software when they make the move to a new operating system. Eventually, everyone needs to migrate to a newer OS as older versions will become outdated and lose vendor support. Microsoft?s recent efforts to phase out Windows XP are a great example of this. Anyone who continues to rely on XP will have to cope with vulnerabilities and other coding issues without the assistance of the OS?s creator. As such, many Wi

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Streamstar LiTEs up the streaming industry

Streamstar has launched its WEBCAST LiTE family of products, designed to revolutionise the concept of multi-camera live-streaming and switching. The WEBCAST LiTE series consists of multi-camera streaming solutions that allow anyone to create productions from a PC.

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DMO Live Underground Music Site Live Streams Festivals and More with Matrox Monarch HD

October 29, 2014

Created for the electronic music lover, DMO Live, will soon connect venues in different worldwide locations through one live event by streaming the night’s main happening on large screens in club locations around the world.

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Inside The Software That Shapes Your Music (And Movies): iZotope RX

In the lead-up to this article, I gave you a brief history of digital audio restoration, as well as the reasons behind its widespread use: for music, such software has become increasingly necessary to counterbalance the noisy side effects of the home recording studio revolution. For film and TV, such tools have become a necessity in order to offset budget crunches and shorter production/post-production schedules.

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