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Video Editing

November 16, 2011 Author:

Avid Media Composer 6 is officially available and ready to test drive! I interviewed Angus Mackay, Avid Segment Marketing Manager of Professional Video, about the launch—and he had some great things to say about the new release. Read More

An Interview with Avid: Talking about the launch of Media Composer 6

  • November 3, 2011

    Avid Announces New Release: Media Composer 6!

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    Avid’s Media Composer 6, which was announced today via a global webcast, will soon become available to the general public. Find out what’s in store for this new release, and register to download your free trial today! Read More

  • November 1, 2011

    Good, Fast & Cheap? Avoiding Some of the Pitfalls of Pro Video Editing

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    Time and project management are essential elements of productive video editing! In this post, we take a look at the best way to avoid some of the common mistakes producers and editors make when proposing and managing the post-production process. 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

  • October 25, 2011

    Using Dropbox to Sync and Back up Editing Projects

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    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

  • October 22, 2011

    Multi-camera Editing in Avid Media Composer: Part 2 of 2

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    Multi-camera editing in Avid Media Composer is a breeze. Check out this tutorial to find out how! (This is Part 2 in a 2-part tutorial series on multi-camera editing.) Read More