An illustrated guide to free software tools you can use to measure the performance of your computer system, with a focus on video editing.
An illustrated and detailed tour of how the Digital Production Buzz will produce and webcast 27 live shows in 3.5 days direct from the 2019 NAB trade show floor.
An illustrated tutorial on how to convert 32-bit (or any) media to make it more future-proof using Apple Compressor; plus a description of missing features that are still needed.
An illustrated tutorial on how to use Apple Final Cut Pro X 104.6 (or later) to convert soon-to-be-incompatible 32-bit media into something more future-proof.
Yesterday, Apple issued a mostly minor maintenance update to Final Cut, Motion, Compressor and iMovie with one big feature that is worth discussing. The new feature is that any of these three applications will now automatically detect media which will …
In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan share his thoughts on how to pick the “Best” computer for video editing, what specs are important, and how to spend your money wisely.
In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to resize a video clip without losing image quality in Apple Final Cut Pro X.
In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows three different ways to correct a color blemish within the frame. This technique works in either Final Cut Pro X or Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan explains how Final Cut Pro X decides what to reopen when restarting and how the Timeline History works.
In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to create Watch Folders in Adobe Media Encoder that can be accessed by multiple computers and a shared server to simplify video compression.
Kyno is a full-featured, flexible media manager for both Mac and Windows, with powerful transcoding built-in. Here is an overview of the new features in the 1.6.1 release.
Michael Powles writes about problems using SDXC camera cards with Apple Final Cut Pro X. Larry Jordan provides additional answers.
A detailed, illustrated look at the different media formats and shooting options with the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 4K, along with recommendations for best editing in different NLEs.
A collection of articles and video demos explaining how to create green-screen keys (chroma-keys) in Apple Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Premiere Pro CC.
An in-depth, illustrated look at Axle.ai, media asset management software for the Mac.
Archiware P5 archives, backs-up and restores data between computers and LTO tape. In this in-depth, illustrated review, Larry Jordan explains what it is, how it works, and whether it’s for you.
An illustrated tutorial and review of the Simon Says workflow extension for Apple Final Cut Pro X. This is a solid product, limited by Final Cut Pro X’s interface.
An illustrated tutorial on how to pick fonts for video projects that emphasize readability, while still conveying emotion. Plus, a range of tips for using type effectively in video projects.
An in-depth, illustrated product review of mTAPE LTO-8, from mLogic. Also features an interview with CEO Roger Mabon about LTO, LTFS and mLogic.