By now you’ve probably heard that Final Cut Pro X lacks many features that professionals need, including the ability to load Final Cut Pro 7 projects, multicam support, plug-in support, OML or EDL support and tape output. Judging from the noise on bl
I thought I would share a video that Adobe just posted on their vision for professional video. The speaker is VP Jim Guerard, a thoughtful, impressive guy that I’ve met several times. Here are some of the statistics Jim discussed (which I cribbed fro
I have to say that Google’s support for Flash on the Android platform always seemed like a case of strange bedfellows to me. After all, Google is the company that paid over $100 million for On2 just to open source the VP8 codec (as WebM), reviving th
My presentation on encoding for adaptive streaming from Streaming Media East 2011 is available, here’s the description from the program:
How To: Encoding for Adaptive Streaming
This seminar identifies the most relevant adaptive streaming technologie
I spoke on encoding for HTML5 distribution at Streaming Media East 2011, you can watch the video and download the presentation slides by clicking over to the main article.
Here’s the description from the conference program:
How To: Encoding Video For
Some early reviews for my new book, Video Compression for Adobe Flash, Apple Devices and HTML5, have been published, and I wanted to share them here.
One of the first was from Douglas Dixon (http://www.manifest-tech.com/blog) which he published both
Here’s a video I produced for OnlineVideo.net that shows how a free tool called MPEG Streamclip, which runs on both the Mac and Windows platforms, can trim and perform other edits and save the result without re-encoding your file. It can be incredibl
My presentation at Streaming Media East 2011 on Encoding for iDevices is up. Here’s the description; click over to the main article to watch the video and download my handouts.
How To: Encoding Video for iDevices
This seminar starts by detailing the
I like making money as much as the next guy, but the last three or four consulting clients all shared a problem so basic that I was almost embarrassed to take their money. Specifically, they came to me concerned about poor video quality, and the
I chatted with Peter Cervieri of Scribe Media at Streaming Media East in New York City last month. Peter was kind enough to ask about my new book, Video Compression for Adobe Flash, Apple iDevices and HTML5, which I describe in this excerpt.