Apple’s Final Cut Is Dead. Long Live Final Cut.

Apple’s Final Cut Pro is the leading video-editing program. It’s a $1,000 professional app. It was used to make “The Social Network,” “True Grit,” “Eat Pray Love” and thousands of student movies, independent films and TV shows. According to the research firm SCRI, it has 54 percent of the video-editing market, far more than its [...]

Dynamic Linking and Project Communication in Adobe Creative Suite

You have a project that required just Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Encore to make a DVD. It’s all set up with menus and buttons that match up with the Premiere Pro chapter markers, etc. and it works fine. But the client wants some changes… more sophisticated color grading, and motion graphics for the lower [...]

Final Cut Pro X: The war is on

Earlier today, Apple made Final Cut Pro X available in the OSX App Store for $299.99 (U.S.). Since NAB, there have been many questions about how Apple would make the other applications in the previous Final Cut Studio suite available, and the company answered the questions today: Motion is available as a separate application, for [...]

Matrox Ships New Editing, Streaming, and H.264 Encoding Features for MXO2 Input/Output Devices

Montreal, Canada — June 21, 2011 — Matrox® Video Products Group today announced the availability of new software releases for the Matrox MXO2 product line for Mac and PC. Highlights of the new releases include support for Adobe® Creative Suite® 5.5 Production Premium, capture support for Adobe Flash Media Live Encoder, and presets for new [...]