Storage Solutions for Video Editing Production

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Videoguys NLE Video Storage FAQ (2017 Edition)

Watch our Video Storage FAQ webinar, starting with a pre-show and product spotlight on G-RAID. Q: What storage do I need? A: Hey… we might as well start with the basics! This is definitely the most common question we get asked. Unfortunately there is no easy answer as the right answer may change depending on Read More

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By Jim, August 16, 2017
Edius 8 FAQ

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Grass Valley EDIUS Pro and Workgroup 8 FAQ

Updated July 2017 1. What is the difference between EDIUS Pro 8 and EDIUS Workgroup 8? Grass Valley EDIUS Pro 8 is targeted at the professional production user. EDIUS Workgroup 8 is aimed at editors working within a broadcast-based, collaborative editing environment that might require GV STRATUS or third-party MAM connectivity, or to edit-in-place on Read More

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By Britt, July 18, 2017
comparison chart media composer first vs media composer

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Avid Media Composer | First vs. Media Composer Comparison Chart

It’s a fact that over 95% of all mainstream movies released in 2016 were edited on Media Composer. And so were most TV shows, too! Media Composer | First is a completely free version of the same video editing application, available on either Mac or PC. If you are an aspiring filmmaker or vlogger looking Read More

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By Britt, July 12, 2017
Webcaster X2 FAQs

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Epiphan Webcaster X2 FAQs – Facebook Live and YouTube Encoder

Frequently asked questions about Webcaster X2, Epiphan Video’s simple to use, all-in-one Facebook Live and YouTube encoder. 1. Where can I stream to with Webcaster X2? Webcaster X2 can stream to your YouTube Channel or Events you create on YouTube, to your Facebook Timeline, or to a Facebook Page, Event or Group for which you have Read More

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By Britt, June 21, 2017
Tricaster TC1

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NewTek TriCaster TC1 First Impressions from Videoguys.com

The NewTek TriCaster TC1 is a HOMERUN! GRAND SLAM! The NewTek TriCaster TC1 delivers a level of price, performance, features, technology, expandability and future proofing that has NEVER been seen in the world of live production and streaming.  When I first heard about NDI it was two years ago at the NAB show, I was Read More

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By Jim, April 11, 2017
avid artist DNxIO FAQ

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Avid DNxIO Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is Artist | DNxIO? A. Avid Artist | DNxIO is a powerful, professional video I/O interface designed to simplify and accelerate your entire HD, Ultra HD, 2K, and 4K workflow. Available as standalone hardware or bundled with industry-standard Media Composer software, Artist | DNxIO enables you to capture, monitor, and output media quickly—in Read More

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By Jim, March 7, 2017
media composer reinstatement

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Avid Media Composer Upgrade and Reinstatement Offer FAQ

Who qualifies for the limited time Avid Media Composer Upgrade and Reinstatement offer? Anyone who currently owns Avid Media Composer v3.0 or higher, Avid Symphony v3.0 or higher or Avid NewsCutter v7.0 or higher, qualifies for this special limited time offer. Note:  Avid Meridien and Xpress systems do not qualify. What do I get with the Read More

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By Britt, February 22, 2017
New Lineup Videoguys Tech Select HP z Workstations

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Introducing our new line up of Videoguys Tech Select HP Z workstations

We’ve had tremendous success over the past year with our Videoguys Tech Select HP Z workstations. In anticipation of re-configuring our systems this year, we waited for HP to certify the latest revs of NVIDIA Quadro cards so we could put them in our new builds.  They’re ready!  We’ve put together 5 killer workstations that Read More

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By Gary, January 20, 2017

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Avid Media Composer Buy vs Lease

Videoguys by Gary Bettan We get asked all the time by video editors about which way is the right way to purchase Avid Media Composer? Should you purchase a perpetual license or subscribe. We put this chart together to help you decide which makes the best financial sense to you. First and foremost, you are making Read More

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By Gary, October 21, 2016
Avid NEXIS Frequently Asked Questions

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Avid NEXIS Frequently Asked Questions

The folks over at Avid put this together and it is an excellent resource. We posted the entire Avid NEXIS FAQ on Videoguys, but here is the link back to it over at Avid. You may want to check back there to see if they have had any significant changes/updates. Avid Knowledge Base: Avid NEXIS Read More

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By Britt, May 11, 2016