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Product Reviews

Reviews of software and equipment for video production and post.

October 25, 2011 Author:

Dropbox is an exceptionally useful application that allows you to store files within a designated folder on your computer—and with every Save, it instantly and safely backs up your files to the Dropbox servers, and also syncs your updated files to all of your other Dropbox folders located on other computers and mobile devices. Additionally, you can share folders within your Dropbox with any number of collaborators, so every time you make a change, everyone gets the update simultaneously. So, the question is… how does this work with editing projects? Read More

Using Dropbox to Sync and Back up Editing Projects

  • August 9, 2011

    Blackmagic Releases DaVinci Lite, A Free Color Correction App for Mac

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    Blackmagic Design releases DaVinci Resolve Lite, a FREE version of it’s powerful color grading application. Although more limited than the full version, Lite provides a risk free opportunity to work with Resolve’s robust toolset. Read More

  • June 12, 2011

    Free Creative Transitions for Video Editing in Final Cut Pro

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    In this post we’ll take a look at a new online resource for free video transitions for Final Cut Pro. Create custom looks with these high-quality customizable transitions. Read More

  • June 3, 2011

    Final Cut Pro X: New Features, Great Tools and Much Speculation

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    Since the April 2011 SuperMeet preview, the post production community has been abuzz with the news of Apple’s new Final Cut Pro X software. Now several months later and still without a formal release of FCP X, we take a look at what we know about the application and the questions that remain unanswered. Read More