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Apple Final Cut Pro X: Closed Captions [u]

Creating closed captions and subtitles is a new feature in Apple Final Cut Pro X v10.4.1. This illustrated tutorial shows you what they are, how they work and how to add them to your projects.

Premiere Pro CC: Automatically Color Match Shots

The new Color Match in Adobe Premiere Pro CC provides very fast color matching between shots with the ability to make manual corrections as necessary. This illustrated tutorial shows you how it works.

Adobe Premiere Pro CC: Auto-Ducking Audio

Auto-ducking audio clips is new in the April, 2018, update to Adobe Premiere Pro CC. This new technique can be a huge time-saver, while still allowing the maximum of creating control. This illustrated tutorial shows you how it works.

Adobe Premiere Pro CC: The New Timecode Panel

An illustrated tutorial of the new Timecode panel in Adobe Premiere Pro – an amazingly helpful and flexible tool for editors.

Audioburst Makes Your Audio Content Searchable [u]

An introduction to a new web service called “Audioburst,” which allows content creators to index their audio content so that end users can use standard text searches to find information stored in audio files. The service is free – here’s what you need to know.

Unsung New Products at NAB 2018

A collection of new products for media creators announced at the 2018 NAB Show from companies you may not have heard about.

Apple Releases ProRes RAW

Apple releases an update to ProRes called “ProRes RAW.” Here’s what you need to know about it.

Important: Adobe Warns QuickTime 7 Codecs No Longer Supported

Adobe warns that older video codecs will not be supported in the future. Read what you NEED to know here.

Apple Announces Free Updates To Final Cut Pro X, Motion and Compressor

Apple announces free updates to Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5 and Compressor 4, add captioning, ProRes RAW and bug fixes.

Adobe Updates All Creative Cloud Video Applications

Adobe announces and releases significant updates to Adobe Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC, Audition CC, Character Animator and Adobe Stock. Here are the details of the new features.

Product Review: Smooth Glass Slideshow

Smooth Glass Slideshow, from idustrial revolution, creates visually arresting effects that can be especially helpful in social media videos. A key strength is how easy they are to combine to quickly create very complex effects – very easily.

Quick Look – AudioFix Pro: For Videos

An initial look at AudioFix Pro: For Video; an iOS app that cleans up poorly recorded audio on iPhones and iPads.

Apple Compressor: Create a Custom Compression Location [video]

Shooting and editing are just the first part of the production process. If you screw up compression, all the hard work that went before is lost. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan explains how to create a custom compression location, then make it the default setting.

Apple Compressor: Modify Audio Compression Settings [video]

Shooting and editing are just the first part of the production process. If you screw up compression, all the hard work that went before is lost. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan explains how to modify audio compression settings for either music or voice.

Apple Final Cut Pro X: Import Media [video]

Your story starts with the shoot – but it gets told in the edit. If you want to get started with Final Cut Pro X, this session is for you. All the essential basics – all in one place. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to import media into FCP X and what the different import settings mean.

Apple Final Cut Pro X: Trim Clips, Add Dissolves [video]

Your story starts with the shoot – but it gets told in the edit. If you want to get started with Final Cut Pro X, this session is for you. All the essential basics – all in one place. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan illustrates the Precision Editor, along with how to trim clips and add dissolves in the Timeline.

Product Review: FCP X ImageExporter

FCP X ImageExporter is a useful utility for quickly creating a series of still frames, marred by a lack of help files and an interface that feels rushed and poorly tested.

Update: Final Cut Library Manager v. 3.6

Arctic Whiteness updates Final Cut Library Manager to version 3.6, adding new features to track and display media stored either inside a Library or outside in its own folder.

Adobe Media Encoder: Compress Files for Social Media [video]

Shooting and editing are essential to the production process. But, if you screw up the final compression, all the hard work that went before is lost. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to compress and automatically publish media files to social media.

Adobe Media Encoder: Optimize Preferences [video]

Shooting and editing are essential to the production process. But, if you screw up the final compression, all the hard work that went before is lost. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to optimize the compression preferences in Adobe Media Encoder.

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