Changing the playback speed of a clip is a fast and easy way to create an eye-catching visual effect. In this short video, Larry Jordan shows the differences in image quality using five different techniques to create slow motion in Final Cut Pro.
Changing the playback speed of a clip is a fast and easy way to create an eye-catching visual effect. In this short video, Larry Jordan shows how to create fast-motion transitions within a clip to move quickly within a scene.
Changing the playback speed of a clip is a fast and easy way to create an eye-catching visual effect. In this short video, Larry Jordan shows how to create a Fit-to-Fill edit in the Timeline.
The AI genie is fully out of the bottle. AI is a significant, watershed event for the creative arts. But… it will cost jobs; especially in creative industries. This is very troubling. Share your thoughts in the comments.
Yes, we want the latest-and-greatest immediately. But staring at a disabled system is no fun. For this reason – especially given the current problems with the 13.3 update to macOS – turn off automatic system upgrades for Macs. Here’s how.
It seems counterintutive, but you don’t need massive amounts of RAM for video editing. This explains why the duration of your video project does not determine the hardware you need. It also explains what DOES require faster hardware.
macOS 13.3 has bugs both big and small that directly affect video editors. If you haven’t upgraded yet – hold off. Apple just released 13.3.1 – but we don’t yet know if this fixes what’s broken.
Topaz Video AI delivers dramatic results, with a great deal of promise for the future. It’s not cheap and not all features work well. But, for the most part, this is an outstanding tool to improve image quality. Here’s my detailed review.
The Apple Studio Monitor is an amazing display. But, as a monitor, it has too much — and too little. This could be the perfect monitor for you – or it could be far more than you need. It’s complex. Here are my thoughts.
If you want power to burn in a space small enough to fit on your desk and still have a desk left, the 2023 Mac mini with the M2 Pro SoC is impossible to ignore. Here are my thoughts on strengths, weaknesses and configuration.
While accurate storage speed measurements are still elusive, here are settings you can use to improve the accuracy of AJA Speed Test Lite to check the speed of your storage.
Topaz Photo AI almost works magic enhancing still images. Here’s a detailed review of what it does and how it works. It isn’t cheap, but the results are worth it.
How do you know if a Mac application needs Rosetta? And, if it does, what do you do? Here are the details.
This articles details the performance of the M2 Pro Mac mini, specifically the speed of rendering visual effects and exporting projects in Apple Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere Pro. 77 tests were performed and some of the answers are surprising!
This tutorial looks at how to get the best image quality out of still images that don’t move (i.e. animate) in Final Cut Pro. You’ll find these results surprising – there’s only one key parameter that affects image quality.
I am often asked which NLE is “better.” That question can’t be answered, except to say “It depends…” However, we CAN test render and export speeds, along with multicam streaming support using the new 2023 M2 Pro Mac mini. I did – and here are the results.
This review specifically looks at video editing performance using Adobe Premiere Pro with the new 2023 Mac mini with an M2 Pro SoC. This concentrates on render and export speeds, along with multicam editing.
Still photographs, slides and digital images are a common component in many video projects. In this short video Larry Jordan shows how to animate their movement, including moving on curves, in Adobe Premiere Pro.
Still photographs, slides and digital images are a common component in many video projects. In this short video Larry Jordan shows how to use Topaz Photo AI to improve the look – and resolution – of still images.
The new 2023 Mac mini is a powerhouse – especially when equipped with an M2 Pro SoC. In this detailed analysis, Larry Jordan looks at the performance of the M2 Mac mini specifically for use editing media in Apple Final Cut Pro.