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Product Reviews

Reviews of software and equipment for video production and post.

March 22, 2012 Author:

FilmLight releases the terrific Baselight color correction plugin for Final Cut Pro 7. Is the expense of this high-end, feature filled toolkit worth it when it can only be used with an end-of-life application? Get all the info on this new color corrector for FCP. Read More

The Best Color Correction Plug-In For Final Cut Pro Is Released AFTER It’s Demise

  • 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

  • October 30, 2011

    Automatic Duck Plug-ins are now Free!

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    Automatic Duck, the Seattle-based conversion software distributor (known for their plug-ins that translate edited sequences between Final Cut Pro, Avid, After Effects, Quantel, Pro Tools), has recently revamped its cost structure for plug-in delivery. Now, their Pro Import AE, Pro Import FCP, and Pro Export FCP (FCP7 and FCPX) plugins are available at absolutely no charge. But… at what cost? Read More

  • October 26, 2011

    Digital Rebellion Updates Post Support Software for FCP, FCPX, AVID & Premiere

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    Digital Rebellion releases two new applications to organize and manage your video editing project files and footage. Compatible with AVID, Premiere, FCP and FCPX, Digital Rebellion’s Pro Maintenance Tools and Pro Media Tools will streamline your workflow and troubleshoot common editing application errors. Read More