Tag Archives: Choosing a video editor

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Apple Final Cut Pro X Reviewed: Not Ready for Professionals

OnlineVideo.net published my review of Apple's Final Cut Pro X here. At about 3500 words, it's one of the longest reviews I've written in awhile, with 16 screen shots. My conclusion? While not fully rendered, my project is done, and this review almo

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Final Cut Pro X – Killed by the Suite

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

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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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Webinar: What You Need to Know About Premiere Pro CS5

            I’m presenting a free webinar entitled “What You Need To Know About Adobe Premiere Pro CS5” for NewMediaWebinars.com on May 18, 2010 at 10:00 AM PST to 11:30AM PST. The webinar is designed for anyone considering upgrading to or buying CS5, whether from previous …

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Adobe Creative Suite 5 first look

Today, Adobe revealed Creative Suite 5 (CS5). Like many members of the press, I've been working with beta software for about three months, and I am very familiar with the additions to Premiere Pro, OnLocation, Media Encoder, and a couple of ancillary

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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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Some things I’ve done on Final Cut Studio 3

I was fortunate to get an early look at Apple's new Final Cut Pro 7, and wrote several articles that you might find of interest. Millimeter - Apple Final Cut Pro 7: First Look Review. A good overview of the key new features. StreamingMedia.com - Appl

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Final Cut Pro 7:First Look Review

By now you know that Apple has launched an update to Final Cut Studio. I got an early look last week. The new version will cost $999, a reduction in price of $300. If you own any previous version of Final Cut Pro—even version 1, insisted the product manager in …

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