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  • Final Cut Pro + iBooks Author + iTunes + Game Cent

    Final Cut Pro + iBooks Author + iTunes + Game Cent

    February 9, 2013, 5:14 pm
    On the latest episode of the Critical Path podcast Horace Dediu and Moisés Chiullan talked about the future of TV. Horace said that he thinks that the future of TV is in applying software engineering tools to story and interactivity development. Apple have some tools that could achieve some of this. Popcorn.js

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    • Today’s Final Cut Pro 10.4.1, Motion 5.4.1 and C
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      Today’s Final Cut Pro 10.4.1, Motion 5.4.1 and C

      April 9, 2018, 11:47 am
      Last Thursday Apple announced that Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 would be available today. As the launch of a relatively big update requires changes to a good number of pages on apple.com, some information is coming out before the update is available. The specification page for Final Cut Pro, Motion and Compressor have already been updated to state that the minimum requirements have changed from macOS Sierra 10.12.6 to macOS High Sierra 10.13.2 or later. It is rare that Final Cut Pro needs such a ...

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    • Atomos CEO interview on ProRes RAW
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      Atomos CEO interview on ProRes RAW

      April 7, 2018, 5:59 am
      REDSHARK have captured an exclusive video with Jeremy Young, the CEO of Atomos to get their take on ProRes RAW. Thanks to Charles Wren for the link.  Here are a few excerpts from the 17 minute interview. He said that Atomos supporting ProRes RAW is the culmination of years of work. Atomos aim to supply 80% of the market – ARRI have the top-end cinema workflow sorted. They see it as their task to take best of that workflow and make it for everyone else. Although Atomos could captu...

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    • Final Cut Pro 10.4.1: ProRes RAW and captions
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      Final Cut Pro 10.4.1: ProRes RAW and captions

      April 5, 2018, 9:25 am
      Apple have announced the next version of Final Cut Pro X will have two features for high-end workflows. The free update will include ProRes RAW for better footage acquisition and flexible closed captioning for media distribution. It will be available from Monday April 9th from the Mac App Store. ProRes RAW - for Final Cut Pro 10.4.1 only ProRes RAW provides the real-time performance and storage convenience of ProRes 442HQ and 4444 with the postproduction flexibility of camera RAW. Wher...

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    • Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Create’ - we need more
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      Apple’s ‘Everyone Can Create’ - we need more

      March 27, 2018, 12:19 pm
      Since May 2017, Apple has been running its ‘Everyone Can Code’ educational programme. It provides video-based and interactive book-based coursework teachers and trainers to help people learn how to make applications in Apple’s Swift programming language. Schools and universities operate Apple-supported courses in app development.  Although it is great that more people can learn software development this way, I think that the ability to know how to tell stories is a skill that a w...

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    • Editors: Don’t worry about the technique of edit
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      Editors: Don’t worry about the technique of edit

      March 26, 2018, 11:50 am
      The reason why some editors don't like Final Cut Pro X is because other film makers such as directors can pick it up so quickly. Here is a (Google-translated) quote from an article on finalcutpro.es about the editing of award-winning Spanish feature film ‘Handia’: I think there is a fear on the part of some editors to be dispossessed of their tool. A Moviola, an Avid or even Premiere requires prior knowledge. With FCPX, everything is facilitated, I would say, simplified and the edito...

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    • How many flicks per frame?
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      How many flicks per frame?

      January 24, 2018, 6:33 am
      Facebook’s Oculus division have defined a new unit of time says BBC News: The flick has been designed to help developers keep video effects in sync, according to a description on the code-sharing site GitHub. A flick, derived from "frame-tick", is 1/705,600,000 of a second - the next unit of time after a nanosecond. A researcher at Oxford University said the flick wouldn't have much general impact but may help create better virtual reality experiences. Although most people are n...

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    • Apple Final Cut Pro 10.4: 360º spherical video, c
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      Apple Final Cut Pro 10.4: 360º spherical video, c

      December 14, 2017, 9:27 am
      Today’s Final Cut Pro X update adds features for both high-end professionals, those new to editing and everyone in between. Professionals can now stay in Final Cut for advanced colour correction and advanced media workflows. Everyone can explore 360° spherical video production - from those who have recently purchased consumer 360° cameras up to teams working on the most advanced VR video productions. 10.4 includes the ability to open iMovie for iOS projects for people who want move...

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    • New iMac Pro - How much better at 360º spherical
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      New iMac Pro - How much better at 360º spherical

      December 12, 2017, 1:57 pm
      Vincent Laforet is another influencer who has has access to an iMac Pro for the last week. His blog post includes speed tests for Final Cut Pro X, DaVinci Resolve, Adobe Lightroom, RED Cine-X and Adobe Premiere. He also test to see how fast the new iMac Pro was at stitching the multiple sensor media recorded using an Insta360 Pro to a 6K stereo sphere. He compared it with his 2016 5K iMac and his recent 2017 MacBook Pro: I processed 6K Stereo (3D) VR Insta360 PRO footage through their I...

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    • Video preview of iMac Pro from MKBHD - Marques Bro
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      Video preview of iMac Pro from MKBHD - Marques Bro

      December 12, 2017, 10:05 am
      Just as with the iPhone X, it looks like Apple are giving online influencers early access to new products and giving them permission to share their impressions before release. Marques Brownlee - known as MKBHD on the internet - has posted a video on the forthcoming iMac Pro. His 5.4 million subscribers are now finding out about the new Mac from Apple. He mentions that this video was editing on the new iMac Pro in the next version on Final Cut Pro X, 10.4. The model he's be working with...

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    • Soon: More audio timelines that can automatically
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      Soon: More audio timelines that can automatically

      December 7, 2017, 5:44 am
      In many video editing workflows, assistant have the thankless task of making special versions of timelines that generate files for others in postproduction. A special timeline for VFX people. A special timeline for colour. A special timeline for exporting for broadcast. A special timeline for audio. Transferring timelines to other departments is called ‘doing turnovers.’ Final Cut Pro X is the professional video editing application that automates the most turnovers. It seems that Appl...

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