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Buying An Avid Pro Tools System? Then Read This First — Pro Tools Expert

September 29, 2017

For those of you looking into getting into audio recording of any kind Avid Pro Tools has been the standard and continues to be a leader in the industry.  Just like with any media device there are some things you need to consider before purchasing.  Not only for the item you want, but what other Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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Goodbye to Mac: Making the Switch to a Windows PC

July 11, 2017

Looking for a new computer can be tasking to anyone.  The research and learning about different types of hardware and what resolution the screen is can be a lot for someone in the market.  Some might think it’s better if you’ve got your mind made up, or at least be a preferred user of one Read More

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By Edward Blumenthal,

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Another Long Time Mac Editor Migrates to Windows

January 30, 2017

Editor, Shane Ross from Little Frog in High Def wrote this piece on why he switched from Apple to Windows   This is a tough thing to admit, but I’m seriously considering a move from Mac to Windows.  Tough, because I’ve been a Mac user ever since I bought my first computer in 1991, a Read More

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By Courtney Wach,
Windows

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Glyph Hard Drive Set-up on Windows: a Tech Tip from Videoguys.com

January 27, 2017

We just grabbed a new Glyph Atom SSD drive to use in house and when we connected it to our Windows machine we learned that the Atom drives are pre-formatted out of the box for Mac and that you have to do a little work to get them up and running on a Windows PC. Read More

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By Jim,

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How to change the RAID settings on a G-RAID Studio (Windows)

January 26, 2017

As you can imagine, with it’s $899 sale price we are selling a ton of G-Tech G-Raid Studio 12TB drives. This article is from the G-Tech knowledge base and it takes you step by step through their G-RAID Studio configurator tool. Download the Windows G-RAID configurator from the Downloads section. Once downloaded, run the file Read More

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By Courtney Wach,

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Adobe’s response to removing Apple QuickTime for Windows

April 20, 2016

QuickTime on Windows from Adobe blog Recently the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team issued Alert (TA16105-A), which recommends Windows users uninstall Apple QuickTime from their computers. Adobe has worked extensively on removing dependencies on QuickTime in its professional video, audio and digital imaging applications and native decoding of many .mov formats is available today Read More

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By Britt,

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Should Video Editors go to Microsoft Windows 10?

November 4, 2015

We’re posting this article to give our customers some background on Microsoft Windows 10 for video editing. Videoguys is still recommending Win7 for our customers. We are in early testing an evaluation of Windows 10 and so far it is looking good. We know Microsoft added some big performance tweaks that should make it even Read More

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By Gary,

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Why Are Creative Professionals Moving to Windows?

August 24, 2015

Today more and more creative professionals and video editors are moving to Windows. While Macs still dominate in many workplaces, the days of the Mac only facility are a thing of the past.  Windows machines offer far more flexibilty, upgradability and performance for the dollar.  The impact of GPUs on software performance and the extremely Read More

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By Gary,

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G-Technology Workflow & easy Set Up for PC Users

May 11, 2015

Travel and humanitarian photographer Colby Brown discusses his drive setup and component configuration for the optimal workflow.

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By Gary,

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Window of Opportunity: Are PCs Poised to Take Back the Edit Suite?

January 23, 2012

Splice Vine by Eric Wise I’ll admit it – I’m a Mac Guy. And for those that regularly read my blog posts, newsletter articles or have checked out some of my workflow hacks this is isn’t news. Lately though, I’ve become a lot more open minded. Like many of my peers, I’m still a little Read More

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By Britt,