Tag Archives: Choosing a video editor


Apple Compressor – New Encoding Features

Apple released the new Final Cut Studio today; what’s in it for streaming producers? Some nice workflow improvements, especially for producers of short-form content; for producers of long-form content, though, objects in the mirror may not be as close as they appear. More on that below. In terms of more …

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The Moving Picture: Apple Final Cut Studio: the Breadth and Depth

By now you’ve heard that there’s a new version of Final Cut Studio shipping from Apple, aptly called “the New Final Cut Studio.” What’s new? Well, it starts with a new price of $999, $300 less than Final Cut Studio 2. You can upgrade to the new suite from any …

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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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Nonlinear Video Editors for Streaming Production

With the CS4 upgrade introduced in Q4 2008, Adobe patched some necessary feature gaps (think AVCHD), supercharged the CS4 Production Premium creative workflow (think more Dynamic Link), and launched several new groundbreaking features (think audio

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