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Apple Compressor: Importing Image Sequences

A quick, step-by-step tutorial on processing images sequences in Apple Compressor 4.3.2 or later.

Apple Motion 5.3: Add a Camera and Movement to a 3D Set [Video]

This session explores 3D space in Apple Motion 5.3. In this short video excerpt, host Larry Jordan illustrates how to add a camera and movement to a 3D set.

Apple Motion 5.3: Create a Reflection [Video]

This session explores 3D space in Apple Motion 5.3. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to create a reflection of 3D text (or any other object) in Motion.

Product Review: EditorsKeys FCP X Keyboard

A review of the Final Cut Pro X backlit keyboard from Editors Keys.

Understanding Codecs – And Why They Are Important

An overview of audio and video codecs, with an explanation of what they are, how they are used and how to pick one that works the best for you.

Motion 5.3: Create a Title Template for FCP X [video]

This video is from our series on using the 5.3.x version of Apple Motion. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to create a title template in Apple Motion 5.3 for use in Final Cut Pro X.

Motion 5.3: Publish Controls for FCP X Templates [video]

This is from our 6-part series looking at Apple Motion 5.3. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to create controls for a title template in Motion, then publish them for use in Final Cut Pro X.

How To Turn Night Shift Off or On in Mac OS 10.12.4

A short, illustrated tutorial on how to turn off, or on, Night Shift in Mac OS 10.12.4 or later.

Apple Motion 5.3: Sequence Replicator

An illustrated tutorial on how to use the Sequence Replicator in Apple Motion 5.3 to create animated patterns and backgrounds.

Adobe Media Encoder: Resize SD Video to HD – or – HD Video to SD

An illustrated tutorial on how to resize video clips using Adobe Media Encoder.

How To Download The Apple Final Cut Pro X User Manual [u]

An illustrated guide to downloading an ePub version of the Help files for Apple Final Cut Pro X.

Apple Motion 5.3: Create a Simple Replicator Pattern [Video]

In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to create a simple pattern using the Replicator system built-into Apple Motion 5.3.

Apple Motion 5.3: Create a Particle System [Video]

In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to create an interesting particle system using elements from the Apple Motion 5.3 Library.

Product Review: Idustrial Revolution: Viral Video Plug-in

Peter Wiggins sent me a note earlier this week: “I’m pleased to announce that Idustrial Revolution’s new FCPX plugin Viral Video is now live on FxFactory. It is a set of Titles, Effects and Transitions that combined make videos compelling …

FCP X: Floating Timecode Window

There’s a floating timecode window hidden inside Final Cut Pro X. This illustrated tutorial shows you how to find it, and what to do with it once you do.

Apple Compressor: Resize SD Video to HD – or – HD Video to SD

A step-by-step illustrated tutorial on how to resize video between HD and SD using Apple Compressor.

Apple Motion 5.3: Work with Audio [Video]

This video excerpt is from our six-part series looking at Apple Motion 5.3. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to work with audio clips in Motion.

Apple Motion 5.3: Change Clip Speed (Retime) [Video]

[This is an excerpt from a recent on-line video webinar: “Add Media, Paths and Masks in Apple Motion 5.3” which is available as a download in our store, or as part of our Video Training Library.] DESCRIPTION This is the …

Adobe Media Encoder: Automate Compression with Watch Folders

An illustrated tutorial on how to setup and configure Watch Folders in Adobe Media Encoder, which can automate the process of compressing video files.

Apple Motion 5.3: Use and Modify the Play Range [video]

Whether you use Apple Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, or any other video editing software, you can create high-quality motion graphics using Apple Motion. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how how to use and modify the Play Range for rendering and playback in Motion 5.3.