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October 22, 2011 Author:

Setting yourself up for multi-camera editing in Avid Media Composer is a breeze. Check out this tutorial to find out how! (This is Part 1 of a 2-part tutorial series on multi-camera editing.) Read More

Setting up for Multi-camera Editing in Avid Media Composer: Part 1 of 2

  • October 18, 2011

    Managing Transition Behavior in Final Cut Pro X

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    When you add transitions in Final Cut Pro X, the default behavior is to use material already edited in the Timeline, rather than to use material from your shots’ handles. This makes the duration of your A-side and B-side shots—as well as the entire sequence—shorter with each transition you apply. Check out this tutorial to discover why this probably isn’t the best workflow, as well as how to switch this behavior back to traditional methods. Read More

  • October 15, 2011

    15 Powerful Video Converting and Encoding Applications for Mac

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    We’ve rounded up the most popular video software encoders! From DVD ripping software to web video compressors, learn about the industry standard encoding and converting applications and find the one that’s right for your video needs! Read More

  • October 14, 2011

    CatDV Supports Translating Final Cut Pro Projects from FCP7 to FCPX

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    Want to open your Final Cut Pro projects in FCPX? CatDV is a third party application that acts as a “translator” of XML data…allowing you to open a cuts-only sequence of your FCP7 (or earlier version) in Final Cut Pro X and vice versa. Save time and keep your edits organized using this powerful support application! Read More

  • October 5, 2011

    Modifying Metadata Views in Final Cut Pro X

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    Final Cut Pro X offers many options for including and modifying clip metadata. Keep order in your projects by using metadata to your advantage. Learn how to customize and view metadata in FCPX! Read More

  • October 2, 2011

    New Horror Sound Effects – Just in Time for Halloween!

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    Last week we added a lot of sound effects including a new horror sound effects package which is a bit different than the first one. This one has more of a cartoon / “Scooby-Doo” feel to it! Read More

  • October 1, 2011

    Video Tutorial: How to Create Subclips Using the Favorite Option in Final Cut Pro X

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    Final Cut Pro X doesn’t include a formal subclip option, but you can mimic subclipping by using the “Favorite” command. Watch this video tutorial to find out how! Read More