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2004 Videomaker Best Products of the Year

January 20, 2005

by Joe McCleskey February, 2005 The best consumer video products of 2004, as selected by the editors of Videomaker. 2004 was a year of exciting innovations and improvements in consumer video technology. This is great news for videographers, of course, but a difficult proposition for the editors of Videomaker, now that it’s time to hand Read More

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Canopus Launches EDIUS Pro 3

January 19, 2005

eMedia By Stephen F. Nathans – Posted Jan 1, 2005 When we talk about the leading software NLEs for videographers, we’re generally speaking of five products (alphabetically): Adobe Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, Avid Xpress DV, Pinnacle Liquid Edition, and Sony Pictures Vegas. Just outside that circle are Ulead MediaStudio Pro, which is faster Read More

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Photoshop CS and the Event Videographer

January 18, 2005

Event DV Posted 17 Jan 2005 Photoshop has emerged as a de facto standard for photo retouching and bitmapped image creation. And the latest CS version offers a host of new advanced features. But how can we, as videographers, use it most effectively to enhance our productions? As videographers, we tend to concentrate on editing Read More

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HDV And The Future

January 17, 2005

DV Mag by The Rev. John Jackman January 2005 A look down the road for HDV. Last year’s announcement of the HDV format and JVC’s demonstration of the JY-HD10U at DV Expo East 2003 created quite a stir of excitement. The Web forums were buzzing. Some folks thought the new format would sweep the field Read More

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Videoguys DIY Challenge II – Big Blue – Build an NLE Hot Rod for $2,000

January 14, 2005

Last year (Feb ’04) we posted our first DIY article as a guidebook for digital videographers who wanted to build their own NLE computer on a tight budget. We set a $1,000 goal and while we got very close, there were a few areas we were not willing to cut back on and we ended Read More

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STUDIO 9 PLUS

January 13, 2005

It’s What Everyone Has Been Asking For! by Mike Shaw Studio 9 Plus packs in all the most requested features. They’re easy to use – in true keeping with the Studio ethic. They provide powerful capabilities, and extensively raise the creative potential for home movie makers. Today (early September), I heard the upgrade price for Read More

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Avid Xpress Studio Complete Review

January 12, 2005

DV Mag review by Terence Curren January 2005 A complete studio package for the solo content producer. The addition of Digi 002, Avid 3D, and Avid FX to Xpress Pro sets this package above its competitors. By encompassing third-party software, Avid expands its capabilities without overtaxing its resources and delivers a great suite of products. Read More

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Apple Announces Final Cut Express HD

January 11, 2005

Apple today announced Final Cut Express HD, a major upgrade of its advanced video editing application for video enthusiasts, students and aspiring filmmakers that makes it easy to capture, edit and output High Definition Video (HDV) using all the powerful features of Final Cut Express. Apple continues to lead the industry by delivering a complete Read More

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Serious magic DVRack wins Video Systems Vanguard Award

January 5, 2005

DV Rack is the rare software application meant to improve the quality of video production, not postproduction. Based on hardware metaphors such as waveforms and vectorscopes, DV Rack’s nine modules allow the quality-conscious DV shooter to monitor the integrity of video and audio as it’s captured, via a FireWire cable that connects the camera to Read More

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Editing for Everyone

January 3, 2005

Video Systems By Bob Turner Oct 1, 2004 12:00 PM I recommend Adobe’s Premiere Elements for the consumer crowd. Around this time of year (from the start of school until Christmas), it is common for editors to be asked by friends and relatives what editing software they should purchase to edit school projects, home movies, Read More

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