One of the reasons Final Cut Pro X is so fast is that it completes a lot of its work in the background. The Background Tasks window monitors all this activity. Here’s how to use it.
If you haven’t used the Timeline Index, you are missing a powerful tool to help track and organize the contents of your projects. Here’s what it does and how to use it.
In this short video tutorial, Larry Jordan explains how to automatically transcode media from one format to another, plus create proxy files, during import in Adobe Premiere Pro.
In this short video tutorial, Larry Jordan shows how to access, add, modify and delete keyboard shortcuts for Adobe Premiere Pro.
In this short video tutorial, Larry Jordan illustrates how to optimize Premiere Pro’s preference settings for video editing.
In this short video excerpt, Larry Jordan demonstrates a very fast technique to copy files from an iPhone to a Mac.
Content ‘Velocity’ Is More Important Than Quality. Larry Jordan interviews Jess Hartmann, CEO, ProMax, about changes in video post-production as we emerge from the pandemic.
A backup strategy for video production and editing to make sure you can find the assets you need when you need them.
A fast, automated method to optimize grayscale (exposure) settings to video clips in Adobe Premiere Pro.
ChronoX is a very useful app for testing your system in a real-world setting to help you maximize its performance. Here’s a detailed look at what it is and how it works.
An illustrated tutorial to two new Premiere features: Effect filtering and keyboard shortcuts for marker colors.
An interview with Mark Harrison, managing director of DPP, on what the near-term future holds for restarting the media industry after the COVID-19 pandemic.
In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan shows how to color grade Panasonic HLG Log media in both a Rec. 709 and HDR projects. Bonus: Larry also illustrates how to use the HDR Tools effect for converting HDR media.
In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan illustrates how to display and color grade ProRes RAW media in Apple Final Cut Pro X. (This also includes a bonus technique on using the Balance Color effect for HDR media.)
In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan show how to setup and configure dual computer monitors, video range checking and HDR tone-mapping.
In this short video demo, watch as Larry Jordan illustrates the different color spaces between SDR (Standard Dynamic Range) and HDR media.
An explanation of how Apple Final Cut Pro X handles ProRes RAW images, along with a link to an Apple white paper to learn more.
Here are the details behind Adobe Audition support for M/S (mid-side) Audio in Adobe Audition.
An illustrated tutorial on how to create a highly-compressed HEVC movie with transparency (alpha channels) using either the macOS or Apple Compressor.
An illustrated tutorial on how to create a scrolling credit list using Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop and Apple Final Cut Pro X (or Adobe Premiere).