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The New Audio Limiter Effect in Apple Final Cut Pro X [video]

This video is from our periodic series called: “Ask Larry Anything.” This is a free-form conversation between Larry Jordan and viewers about, well, anything. In this short video excerpt, Larry shows how to use the new audio limiter effect in Apple Final Cut Pro X.

QuickTime, Final Cut Pro X and HDR

Answers on how QuickTime and Apple Final Cut Pro X display and process HDR video.

FCP X: How to Import Canon XA-10 Files

Import problems with Canon XA-10 cameras into Apple Final Cut Pro X have been fixed. However, this short article details what you need to know when working with media files stored on camera cards.

Q & A: How to Pick the Right Storage

An in-depth Q&A answering questions about how to pick the right storage for video editing.

Apple Final Cut Pro X: Roles, Role Components and Audio Stems

An illustrated, step-by-step tutorial on how to create audio submixes using Roles in Apple Final Cut Pro X, then how to convert them into mono files panned into either the left or right channel.

More Keyboard Shortcut Secrets in Adobe Premiere Pro CC

Lesser-known tips and techniques to create keyboard shortcuts in Adobe Premiere Pro Cc.

Get Started More Easily with Adobe Premiere Pro CC

New in-app tutorials, designed for the new user, make getting started with Adobe Premiere Pro CC easier and less threatening.

In-Depth: Kyno Adds New Features in 1.5 Update

Kyno is media management software that allows you to find, preview, organize, tag and transcode your media. Then, it simplifies moving media – or data about your media – between Kyno and Apple Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro CC, Microsoft Excel, and FileCatalyst. Here’s a look at the latest version – 1.5.

ff-Works: Overview of the Application [v]

ff-Works is a front-end to ffMPEG, a highly-regarded, open-source compression engine. When you combine ff-Works with ffMPEG, you get a very powerful, very flexible, very high quality media transcoding/compression tool. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan illustrates how to customize audio and video compression settings.

ff-Works: Customize Compression Settings [v]

ff-Works is a front-end to ffMPEG, a highly-regarded, open-source compression engine. When you combine ff-Works with ffMPEG, you get a very powerful, very flexible, very high quality media transcoding/compression tool. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to customize audio and video compression settings.

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro to version 10.4.3

Apple released a minor bug-fix update to Final Cut Pro X to version 104.3. Here are the details.

Adobe Announces Project Rush: Video Editing Optimized For Social Media [u]

Adobe announces Project Rush: Integrated video editing across all devices, optimized for new users and social media.

A Better Way to Select a Color

A quick, illustrated tutorial on how to either select colors using numeric values or sliders using the Mac Color Picker, which works in all applications.

Product Review: Better Video Compression with ff-Works

An in-depth review and tutorial of ff-Works, from OSBytes, for audio and video compression.

Final Cut Pro X: Organize the Timeline with Roles [v]

Roles are a very powerful, but little understood, feature in Apple Final Cut Pro X. They can help organize clips in the Browser or Timeline, control captions in multiple languages, clean up the Timeline and simplify audio mixes. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to organize clips in the Timeline using Roles.

Apple Final Cut Pro X: Create and Modify Roles [v]

Roles are a very powerful, but little understood, feature in Apple Final Cut Pro X. They can help organize clips in the Browser or Timeline, control captions in multiple languages, clean up the Timeline and simplify audio mixes. In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to create, modify and delete Roles.

Motion 5: Move Text Through Objects in 3D

A very cool effect – that isn’t that hard to create – animating text to reveal itself in the surface of an object then zoom full-screen using Apple Motion 5. The resulting movie can be played in any video editor.

Hidden Features in QuickTime Player

The usefulness of QuickTime Player has significantly improved over the years and, if you haven’t looked at it recently, the time has come to give it a second look. This is a detailed, illustrated tutorial on what you need to know.

Apple Final Cut Pro X: Create a Basic Green-Screen Key [video]

Green-screen keys are increasingly essential in even the smallest projects. In this short excerpt, Larry Jordan shows how to create and adjust a basic green-screen key in Apple Final Cut Pro X.

Premiere Pro CC: Create a Basic Green-Screen Key [video]

Green-screen keys are increasingly essential in even the smallest projects. In this short excerpt, Larry Jordan explains how to create and adjust a basic green-screen key in Adobe Premiere Pro CC.