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Product Review: Unity Intercom

A review of the new Unity Intercom, an intercom system for iOS devices useful in broadcast, production, houses of worship and live events.

Understanding Video Compression [Video]

A short video tutorial explaining the basics of video compression, along with what determines file size and compressed image quality.

Compressor: Audio Compression Settings [Video]

A short video tutorial explaining how and why to set audio compression settings using Apple Compressor.

AME: Understanding Presets [Video]

A short video tutorial explaining how to customize video compression presets in Adobe Media Encoder.

FCP X: Delete Generated Media

An explanation of how, why and when to delete generated media in Final Cut Pro X; and what happens if you delete files you shouldn’t.

FCP X: Cool Keyboard Shortcuts

Some little-known keyboard shortcuts for Final Cut Pro X that can help you work faster… or, at least, smile a little more.

FCP X: Remove Saved Custom Text Styles and Formats

An illustrated, step-by-step tutorial on how to remove saved Text Styles and Formats from Final Cut Pro X.

FCP X: Rename or Delete Custom Generators

A step-by-step, illustrated, tutorial on how to rename or remove custom generators created in Motion 5 and used by Final Cut Pro X.

How We Got Live Video Streaming to Work [u]

A detailed explanation of how we implemented live video streaming from our studio to the web using and Wirecast.

FCP X: “Media Manage” Your Projects

A tutorial on how to archive projects that only include the media used in that project, along with whatever length handles you specific. (Written by Chris Mansfield, featuring Blackmagic Design DaVinci Resolve.)

FCP X: Reframe Shots

An illustrated, step-by-step tutorial on how to use high-res media to reframe shots within Final Cut Pro X.

Premiere Pro CC: Reframe Shots

An illustrated, step-by-step tutorial on how to use high-resolution media to re-frame shots to create closeups when you didn’t shoot them.

FCP X: View Source Timecode During Import

A secret tip that explains how to see source media timecode during import into Final Cut Pro X.

Audio: Mono vs. Stereo Levels

An explanation of why placing mono clips on stereo timelines, or stereo clips on mono timelines creates a significant difference in audio levels.

Which to Pick: Mac Pro or iMac?

A summary of when it makes sense to buy a Mac Pro vs. an iMac.

FCP X: Help! My Hard Disk Thinks It’s a Camera.

The answer to how to prevent Final Cut Pro X from seeing your hard disk as a camera; along with a suggested way to name folders to easily track media.

Behind-the-Scenes at BVE [Video]

A behind-the-scenes look at Larry Jordan’s interview for TV Bay at BVE Expo 2015.

Highlights: BVE Expo 2015 [Video]

Video highlights from BVE Expo 2015, in London, England.

Motion: Replicate a Custom Background

An illustrated, step-by-step tutorial on how to create a custom background featuring a client logo using the Replicator in Motion 5.

Streaming Video to the Web – Part 2

In Part 2, we continue our description of what works and what doesn’t when setting up a video streaming system for the Internet using Wirecast and Wowza.