There has been a lot of talk recently from people abandoning FCP to use Adobe's Premiere for the native DSLR H264 file handling. Paul Joy has done some rather revealing side by side comparisons.
In a wistful promotion aimed at that lovelorn Valentine's Day market, EditorsKeys are trying to make us fall in love with editing again. Some spec and other keyboards after the break.
There are many ways to use Canon DSLR footage in FCP ranging from native file editing, transcoding with Compressor to plugins. In fact there are people out there selling tutorials on how to do it! Download the official workflow white papers from Canon to get it right and maybe save some time and money.
We love FCP, but there are times when you will have to go to another NLE. Not something that we like to contemplate too much but its fact. We've recently seen the bridging to Avid, but how does FCP work with Premiere Pro? More after the break.
An interview with editor Agustín Rexach. Good advice on working with clients and managing edit sessions
So you can work the kit, but can you work with clients? Having many years of facility editing under our belts, we would say they are both just as important. Many editors can do the former, not everyone can do the latter.
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You are probably familiar with Digital Rebellion's other products such as the excellent FCS Maintenance Pack and Cut Notes for the iPad. Their latest product is Editmote, a remote controller for FCP, Avid, Premiere or the QuickTime player for Mac. They've also given us two copies to give away.
Digital Rebellion have upgraded and renamed their very successful FCS Maintenance Pack to Pro Maintenance Tools. More supported apps, more features, Lion compatible and we have two copies to give away.
If you've looked at the Final Cut Pro X section of the Apple website today, you might have seen four new videos added. Apple have come out of their corner fighting.
Final Cut Pro X might not be for you, so what are the options? Oliver Peters takes a tour through the NLE alternatives.
Walter Biscardi put the inaugural meeting of the Atlanta Cutters together in three weeks from scratch. He lined up demos of the top NLE's and more for the packed house.
If you are attending IBC this year then make sure you stay for the 4th annual SuperMeet on Sunday the 11th of September. The full guest lineup has been published too.
Rays, you either love them or hate them, but used right they can add a lot of impact or subtle realism. Digital Film Tools have upgraded their Rays plugin to work with Final Cut Pro X.
We think we'll look back and see the introduction of Thunderbolt as a bit of a watershed. Today AJA Video Systems announced the io XT, a portable I/O video 7 audio capture box. We sat down with Tony Cacciarelli who took us through all the new products and updates for IBC 2011.
Matrox have taken a different approach to Thunderbolt connectivity with their I/O products compared to other manufacturers. Instead of building new models with Thunderbolt connectors, the adaptor allows new and existing products to use the superfast technology.
The newly announced Thunderbolted Intensity Extreme from Blackmagic Design is targeted at professional videographers. Small, bus powered with HDMI in & out, it will retail for €209.
The news yesterday that Wes Plate from Automatic Duck was moving to Adobe flashed around the internet pretty quickly. Is this good or bad news for Final Cut Pro X?
EditCodes, an iPhone & iPad app containing a searchable database of common errors for Mac based video editing software
What a superb idea. Compile into a database all the common error codes you'll likely to come across on Mac based video editing software. Then wrap it all up into a searchable iPhone & iPad app for $1.99.
Hot on the heels of the weekend's excitement with FCPX and FCP7 project interchange, Jef Gibbons got in touch with us to share his Final Cut Pro X OMF export 'workaround'
Digieffects have joined the list of companies that have updated their plugins to work with Final Cut Pro X. Delerium is the first pack that gets the makeover.
'Avid is the Steinway of editing and Final Cut Pro is the Yamaha' Four editors discuss editing on the Mac
So you take the editor who cut Bohemian Rhapsody, two Apple trainers and MacVideo host Rick Young, sit them in front of an audience and get them to talk about editing on the Mac...