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Product Reviews

Reviews of software and equipment for video production and post.

April 10, 2012 Author:

Discover how grunge transitions can add a edgy style to your next project! In this post, we review the gritty Alpha Grunge Transitions from Luca Visual FX and giveaway transition packs to 5 lucky blog readers. Read More

Premiumbeat Giveaway! Alpha Grunge Transitions

  • January 23, 2012

    Thunderbolt: Ahead of its time or wave of the future?

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    No doubt by now you’ve heard a bit about the new Thunderbolt technology by, a collaboration effort between Apple and Intel in 2011 for Apple’s new line of MacBook Pro laptops (as well as MacBook Air, Mac mini and iMac)—and though the hype and performance boost have editors drooling, a year later, adoption could still be a ways off for many users. Read More

  • December 17, 2011

    Plural Eyes Sync Software Comes to Final Cut Pro X

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    Singular Software releases their popular Plural Eyes support application for Final Cut Pro X. Available as a free public beta version, this application automates the syncing of audio and video files in your project’s timeline. Read More

  • December 2, 2011

    Using Event Manager X to Control and Troubleshoot Events in Final Cut Pro X

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    In this post we’ll take a look at Event Manager X, an application that allows you to choose what events and projects show up in your FInal Cut Pro X interface. A timesaver and organizational tool, Event Manager X fills a gap in FCPX file management. Read More