A first-look at the new features and current status of Simon Says, automated speech-to-text transcription for media creators.
An explanation of why rolling credits are hard to display smoothly, along with suggestions on how to improve smoothness.
Survey of applications and web services providing automated speech-to-text transcription focused on media creators.
A general analysis of when to use H.264 vs. HEVC for media compression, along with a recommendation for media creators.
An illustrated tutorial on how to use the new Auto-Reframe feature for both clips and sequences in Adobe Premiere Pro CC 2020.
The Project Manager, in Adobe Premiere Pro CC, allows you to gather all the files for a project and store them safely in one place. Here’s how it works.
An interview with Fredrik Limsater, CEO of ftrack, about their acquisition of Cospective and what it means to media creators going forward.
Axle.ai debuts ascribe.ai, fast speech-to-text transcription through an Extension panel in Adobe Premiere Pro.
Adobe released new apps and updates to all their applications at Adobe Max 2019 this morning. Here are the details on their audio and video apps.
Due to an extreme shortage of LTO-8 tape, the growth of LTO stalled during 2019. The tape situation is now resolved, which means we can look forward to being able to archive our assets, as this article explains.
An illustrated tutorial on how to spot (locate) sound effects using Apple Final Cut Pro X.
A detailed look at the speed differences between a Mac i5 vs i7 system for video compression into H.264 or HEVC codecs. The results are surprising!
Apple updated its Pro Video codecs. These are of value to all editors, but you can’t upgrade to them using the Mac App Store. Here’s how.
Software Update often displays extra update options – if you wait for it.
Lesspain Software update Kyno to version 1.7.1, which now supports Windows, as well as finding and converting older media that is not compatible with macOS Catalina. Here are more details.
An illustrated tutorial of using Roles in Apple Final Cut Pro X to label, organize and display titles and audio clips.
A look at the impact changing video frame rates has on storage requirements.
Promise Pegasus RAIDs are causing problems when trying to run Windows 10 under macOS Catalina. Read here for the details.
Apple released the latest version of Compressor (4.4.5) last Monday. One of the key features in the update was improved performance. Since all of us rely on compression to deliver our final projects, I wanted to see how much improvement …