Rather ironic that there are two stories here on FCP.co that feature the two big NLE's that ruled editing before Final Cut Pro was released. After looking at Avid's precarious situation, it was good to find Editshare have published 10 new video tutorials for Lightworks 11.
Today brought more news from Avid that things are not too rosy in Burlington Massachusetts for the one time pioneer of NLEs. They are selling off the consumer M-Audio brand and more incredibly their consumer editing apps including Avid Studio for the iPad.
What would have been a few busy days post LAFCPUG meeting turned out to be a quiet few days for FCPX news. Time for a game for a Friday, standby all you editors and colorists who think they are good with colour!
Hamburg Pro Media has launched MXF4mac Player which enables you to play a variety of MXF files in a Quicktime 7 style UI on your Mac.
Everybody loves Drobo, but they've been a bit quiet with new products recently and have been overtaken by other storage manufacturers. Things might change, they've just announced two new products, the 5D and the Mini.
If like us you didn't make WWC this year, you can watch the whole of the keynote presentation from Moscone West last Monday morning right here. You still won't see any new MacPros though!
A mix of excitement and disappointment after this year's Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco this year. The new MacBook Pro with a retina display running an updated Final Cut Pro looks gorgeous, but same form factor MacPros without Thunderbolt are a bit of a letdown.
We're not really the site for rumours, but we can't not mention that this Monday at the World Wide Developers Conference in San Francisco everybody is expecting new hardware. And yes that means new Mac Pros. (Hopefully!)
When software bills itself as 'The only truly professional shot listing app' it's worth a look to see if it lives up to the hype. Shotlister runs on your iOS device of choice and it's also half price at $9.99 for a week.
How could you make a GoPro cooler? Add a WiFi BacPac that you can control with a waterproof remote and also stream the video to your mobile phone. We're impressed.
Another great product that uses Thunderbolt technology. This $249 docking station from Matrox will allow you to connect your display & peripherals to any Mac with a Thunderbolt connector. MacBook Air edit kit on the road anybody?
Denver Riddle from Color Grading Central has built up a great library of looks from using Resolve on grading jobs. Now he's wrapped them all up into a $149 pack.
Have you ever had to mock-up a webpage or iPad or iPhone screen to be included in a client video and spent hours recreating the graphics? We came across this awesome pack of graphic templates and thought they were too good not to share.