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Adobe Revs the Creative Cloud

A press release entitled Adobe Updates All Pro Video Applications just crossed my desk. Here are the paragraphs relevant to Premiere Pro and the Adobe Media Encoder.  Premiere Pro – The Premiere Pro CC 2014.2 update includes a number of feature enhancements for editors, including support for Arri Open Gate …

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Creating a Perfect Green Screen Overlay in Premiere Pro.

Here’s a video I produced for OnlineVideo.net on using Premiere Pro’s Ultra Key and Garbage Matte. It’s an intro- to mid-level video that applies the effect on three videos of varying complexity. The good news? One video is of a (fully clothed) lovely dancing lady. The bad news? The lady’s …

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Choosing a Premiere Pro Preset; HD Vs. SD

I shoot pretty much exclusively in HD now, but often render to SD DVDs. When it comes to choosing a sequence preset for Premiere Pro, I have two options, native HDV, which is the format that I typically shoot in, or 720×480 widescreen to match my DVD output. Which is …

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Adobe Revs Premiere Pro CS5 – Notebook Editors Rejoice!

This one is short and sweet – here’s the email I just got from Adobe. If you have a notebook computer, or either of the newly supported graphics cards, check it out. Adobe released an update to Premiere Pro CS5, version 5.0.3, which extends the power of the Mercury Playback …

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Adobe Premiere Pro CS5: A review

If I were to take a long-term view of the successive Creative Suite (CS) releases from San Jose, Calif.-based Adobe Systems, I would equate them to a product created a bit further north in Napa Valley. As you may recall, for most Windows-based users, CS3 was a bit thin—Mac compatibility …

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Adobe CSNext – The Mercury Engine

While in San Jose, Calif., recently for Streaming Media West, I called Adobe, which has its headquarters in San Jose, to ask I could swing by to discuss the next version of Adobe Creative Suite, or CSNext as it’s been dubbed. Simon Hayhurst, Adobe’s senior director of product management, was …

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Edit Review: Adobe Premiere Pro CS4

Adobe Premiere Pro Creative Suite 4 (CS4) is out and shipping in all its glory. You’ve probably heard lots about it. In this review, I’ll pull the major points together and review CS4’s new features within the workflow of a typical project, from preproduction planning to rendering and authoring. First, …

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Adobe CS4 at 64

As you’ve undoubtedly heard, Adobe Creative Suite 4 (CS4) Production Premium delivers some awesome productivity benefits, particularly the ability to send Premiere Pro sequences to both the Adobe Media Encoder (AME) and Adobe Encore for rend

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