As Final Cut Pro X lets beginners cut high quality media from the moment they open the app, do they look at the software learning process any differently to established editors? Steve Bayes visits the recent Vlog University and Smartphone Studio Workshop to find out more. He also gives us some great FCPX editing tips.
The real growth in production today is not at Hollywood studios or the creation of new broadcast channels, it's online. Digital studio Kin publishes hundreds of videos yearly. With over 5M followers and 15 million monthly views, Final Cut Pro X is the NLE that's allowed them to achieve such a prolific output.
Popular iOS editing app LumaFusion from Luma Touch has added FCPX XML export, which means projects can be transferred to Final Cut Pro X in seconds.
Pro Color Monitor is a new standalone app that allows an editor to use false colour in a video or photo editing application. The false colour shows which way the color correction controls should be adjusted to remove casts for a perfect white balance.
To be accurate, it won four awards! Not the Oscars PR night Apple might have wanted, but a win is a win.
Want to make some graphics to include in your FCPX edit but don't have Motion? You may already have the free tool you need on your Mac!
When Mike Matzdorff writes to you saying you should check out a new piece of software, you know it is going to work well. He's been using an audio noise reduction plugin from Klevgrand called Brusfri
It's not very glamorous, but backing up and archiving is essential to not only make sure you can return to a project at a later date, but also to free up space and move media to another drive. The new ARC-X app for FCPX does exactly that with a host of other features to make getting a project back from an archive easy.
As FCPX users we are not used to subscriptions for creative software. Oliver Peters takes a look at the new $40 Pixelmator Pro and sizes it up as a candidate to replace the monthly billed Photoshop.