4K, UHD and 3D, Video Editing

Reverse Engineering the GoPro Cineform codec

This is a pretty technical article, but one I thought our reader would find interesting. We were one of the first partners CineForm had and we are a gig fan of their technology. Long before they were purchased by GoPro. In the early days of DSLR video, using the Cineform CODEC made editing DSLR footage Read More

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By Gary, January 8, 2016

Video Editing

A New Industry Standard: GoPro CineForm CODEC

This is so cool! Back many, many years ago, long before GoPro even existed, Videoguys was one of CineForm’s top parners and resellers. Educating video editors about the joys and power of using CineForm to speed up, stabilize and improve your NLE workflows. Nowhere was this more important than in the early days of DSLR Read More

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By Gary, June 25, 2015

Video Editing

Avid DNxHD vs. Apple ProRes vs. GoPro Cineform: Recompression Generation Loss

Fallen Empire by Angelo Lorenzo If you have a properly tuned post production workflow then the amount of times you’ll recompress an intermediate video is zero or once; the most common case is recompressing assets like intros, bumpers, motion graphics, and others once they make their way into a final program. I wanted to do Read More

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By Britt, March 4, 2013

4K, UHD and 3D, Camera and Accessories

GoPro Hero3 Interview: Not just for Biker Films Anymore

Videomaker by Brian Teal And you thought it was only used for adventure sports… What the GoPro Hero3 is heading toward and how it is being used within a whole other market. After hearing about the long awaited release of the new GoPro Hero 3 Black Edition, we at Videomaker were eager to sit down Read More

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By Britt, December 11, 2012

4K, UHD and 3D, Production Hardware, Video Editing

GoPro HERO3 Black Edition – 4K, Protunes and CineForm Studio Propel The Action Camera To Cinematic Heights

HDVideoPro by Neil Matsumoto Back in 1999, GoPro Founder and CEO Nick Woodman wanted to create a camera that would enable surfers to take high quality stills and in 2004, GoPro released its first camera, a 28mm wrist camera that shot 35mm film. As digital technology exploded, the small upstart company became synonymous with the Read More

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By Britt, October 22, 2012

Video Editing

GoPro Protune Brings Support for 24p and 35Mbps Data Rates

Studio Daily by Beth Marchant GoPro Hero2 Footage Now Ready for 24p Pipelines Protune, a Free Firmware Update to GoPro’s CineForm Studio Software Available Today, Brings Support for 24p and 35 Mbps Data Rates Despite the mounting popularity of the go-anywhere GoPro Hero2 cameras for gathering b-roll and action footage on a variety of top-level Read More

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By Britt, October 15, 2012

Video Editing

GoPro's David Newman on CineForm's Latest Studio Products

StudioDaily by Bryant Frazer GoPro today announced a new version of its CineForm Studio lineup that it hopes will help build a bridge between professionals of all stripes and the enthusiasts who embrace its rugged $300 HD cameras. With the latest revisions, the free version of CineForm Studio adds features like support for H.264 footage Read More

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By Britt, January 26, 2012

Video Editing

GoPro Strengthens Entire GoPro CineForm Studio Product Line for 2D and 3D Post Production Workflows

(Half Moon Bay, California–January 18, 2012) GoPro, the world’s leading activity image capture company, today announced the release of a new version of its professional family of 2D and 3D production software – GoPro CineForm Studio Premium and GoPro CineForm Studio Professional. The company recently released a new version of its free software, GoPro CineForm Read More

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By Britt, January 25, 2012

Video Editing

A Do-It-Yourself 3D Roadmap

HDVideoPro by Dan Brockett With 3D currently in the mainstream, is it now possible to create your own 3D independent movie? Ghosts of the Abyss. Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Tour. The Polar Express. Up. U2 3D. Coraline. Success stories, one and all, but aren’t these films mostly mass-market, high-budgeted studio projects? Why Read More

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By Britt, July 21, 2011

Video Editing

GoPro reprice Neo packages, $299 for CineForm Studio Premium, $999 for CineForm Studio Professional

fcp.co Wow, some big price cuts on the Neo workflow packages, the big 3D pack looks like it is now nearly a third of the original price. GoPro are definitely trying to make their mark in the world of 3D editing. The big daddy of 3D workflow solutions for Final Cut Pro has just got Read More

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By Britt, April 20, 2011