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Apple Compressor: Automate Media Compression with Droplets

An illustrated tutorial on how to automate media compression using Apple Compressor and Droplets.

Adobe Media Encoder: Set Up Local or Network Watch Folders for Media Compression

An illustrated, detailed tutorial on how to create Watch Folders in Adobe Media Encoder, with a special emphasis on using them to monitor media stored on a server.

Apple Compressor: Build a Media Compression Network

A step-by-step guide on how to set up a media compression network using Apple Computer and one or more spare Macs.

Use Two Monitors in Apple Final Cut Pro X

Apple Final Cut Pro X has special features that are only enabled when you connect a second computer monitor. Here’s what they are and how to enable them.

Heads-Up: Use an Atomos Ninja as an External Computer Monitor

An easy way to connect an Atomos Ninja monitor/recorder to a Mac and use it as a second screen, or screen-recording system.

Heads-Up: Multicam Recording with Apollo from Convergent Design

Convergent Design’s Apollo multicamera recorder has a special feature that allows easy transfer of multicam files from the Apollo to Apple Final Cut Pro X.

Working with SRT Captions in Apple Final Cut Pro X [video]

Apple just released updates to Final Cut Pro X, Motion and Compressor. In this short video excerpt, Larry illustrates the new support for SRT captions in Final Cut Pro X.

The New Comparison Viewer in Final Cut Pro X [video]

Apple just released updates to Final Cut Pro X, Motion and Compressor. In this short video excerpt, Larry illustrates the new Comparison Viewer in Final Cut 10.4.4.

Find Workflow Extensions for Final Cut Pro X

How to find workflow extensions for Apple Final Cut Pro X.

Final Cut Pro X: New! Remove Video Noise

An illustrated, step-by-step tutorial to using the new video Noise Reduction effect in Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.4.4.

Video Compression Speed Test: Apple Compressor vs. Adobe Media Encoder vs. ffWorks/ffMPEG [u]

A detailed comparison of compression speed and resulting file sizes for a variety of media compressed using Apple Compressor, Adobe Media Encoder and ffWorks/ffMPEG

Video Compression Speed Test: iMac vs. Mac Mini [u]

A detailed series of tests comparing video compression speed using a high-end iMac vs. a new Mac mini running a variety of software. The results are surprising.

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.4: Comparison Viewer

An illustrated tutorial on how to use the new Comparison Viewer in Apple Final Cut Pro X 10.4.4.

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.4: Floating Timecode Window

An illustrated tutorial on how to use the new, floating timecode windows in Apple Final Cut Pro X (v.10.4.4.).

Using Keywords in Apple Final Cut Pro X [video]

In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to apply keywords automatically and manually to your clips, use them to find clips in the Browser, or create searches (called “Smart Collections”) to find clips based upon keywords.

Overview: Kyno, Media Management Software [video]

In this brief video overview, discover how Kyno can help you find, label, manage and transcode media for Apple Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro CC. Hosted by Larry Jordan.

Final Cut Pro X 10.4.4: Batch Export

A detailed, illustrated tutorial on how to use the new Batch Export feature in Apple Final Cut Pro X v.10.4.4.

Hands-On: Video Editing with Final Cut Pro X and the 2018 Mac mini

A detailed look at the new, 2018, Mac mini with an emphasis on video editing. We look at speeds, but, more importantly, we look at real-world results.

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X, Motion & Compressor [u]

Apple releases free new versions of Final Cut Pro X, Motion and Compressor. Here are the details.

Drobo Launches Higher-Performance 8D

Drobo launched their fastest storage system this morning – the 8D. Here are the details.

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