Production Hardware, Streaming, Tech Tips & Tricks

Tutorial: Setting Up YouTube Live Streaming w Newtek Tricaster Mini Advanced Edition

May 29, 2015

This is a step by step video that demonstrates How to Set Up YouTube Live Streaming with the Newtek Tricaster Mini Advanced Edition. When I first received my Newtek Tricaster Mini, I found it difficult to figure out how to stream directly to YouTube Live. When the Advanced Edition was made available, the user interface Read More

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By Gary,

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Oliver Peters gives us an NAB update on NLEs

I had the chance to chat with Oliver during the Avid Connect event at NAB. He has long been one of my favorite writers / bloggers or our industry. In this great wrap up article he gives us a round up look at what’s new with Adobe, Avid, Apple and other NLE vendors. digitalfilms by Read More

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NewTek TriCaster Mini HD-4 pack a full live production truck into a small computer

Chad Fransen is the Pastor of Orchard Church in Chico, California. He uses video to deliver messages through work, social media and the internet. In this review for Videomaker he talks about the power and performance NewTek packs into the small portable TriCaster Mini form factor. Even more importantly even a novice can run it! Read More

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By Gary,

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Try before you buy, FREE Video Editing Software Downloads available here

A customer contacted our technicians through the live chat this morning asking one of the most frequently asked questions we hear: “Which video editing application is best for me?” We certainly understand the question and when you really dive in deep to research it you will find pros and cons reported by other users that Read More

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By Jim,

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Optimize your Mac ProThunderbolt throughput

May 28, 2015

This is a great article. The Mac Pro “Garbage Can” comes with multiple thunderbolt ports. How you use them, and which ports you plug in your storage, I/O or display can have an impact on the overall thoughput of your system. In this article on fcpworks you can learn which ports share resources and how to Read More

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Video Data Rates – 4K and above

Vashi of VashiVisuals has put together a great article on data rates for 4K and higher camera formats. This is super valuable information for those looking inot 4K workflows. To do the job right requires a ton of super-fast reliabe storage.  ProRes 4444 4K requires over 500 GB per hour. That mean’s a hundred hours Read More

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By Gary,

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NewTek TriCaster Academic Versions now include free bonus software

May 26, 2015

For a limited time only, schools and universities who purchase an academic version of any TriCaster Professional System; including the TriCaster Mini, TriCaster 410, 460, 860 or 8000 will receive free, downloadable versions of Virtual Set Editor and LiveText – a $1,190.00 value! Offer good only through July 31, 2015 If you are interested in Read More

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By Jim,

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Technicolor – PostWorks: Editing 4K with Avid Media Composer

Nat Geo’s Russia Wild Arctic is being shot and edited in 4K using Avid Media Composer and DNxHR. In this Studio Daily interview Postworks Director of Technology Matt Schneider tells how they did it and why they went with an Avid workflow. Studio Daily by Beth Marchant This was the first time the post facility Read More

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By Gary,

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Should you be using Red Giant Pluraleyes?

If you are using a DSLR, BMDCC or any other camera and second source audio then you MUST use Red Giant PluralEyes. You will be amazed at not just how accurate it is, but how it can save you hours and hours of work, giving you a far more efficient workflow. That means you can Read More

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Videoguys’ System Recommendations for Video Editing (August 2016 update)

May 22, 2015

For almost 20 years we’ve been posting and updating our recommended computer specs for Video editing. Combined with our DIY articles, Videoguys has become the go to resource on the web for this vital information. Of course we also have live people here who are available to answer all your video editing questions and recommend the right Read More

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