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January 21, 2013, 8:22 pm
The hardware liberation that started in Media Composer 6.0 is continued in the 6.5 update with a toggle for attached devices that releases them, so you can use software-only features without having to disconnect them. This is fine for Avid's own hardware, but third-party drivers need to be updated to make use of the feature or it gives an error message.
January 21, 2013, 2:26 pm
Learning Avid – A collection of useful links I’ve recently bought Avid and so have been on the look out for all the tips, tricks and tutorials I can find. Here are a whole host of the ones I’ve spotted … Continue reading →
January 21, 2013, 2:19 pm
Chances are pretty good that you have numerous Flash memory cards floating around, but when was the last time you updated it? The Secure Digital (SD) memory card format is the most popular and while the physical size of the card has not changed, the standards most certainly have. You can get SDSC, SDHC, SDIO and SDXC versions of SD cards and then you have speed grades for each class.
January 21, 2013, 9:28 am
Dale Grahn, who is what used to be called a Colour Timer in the days when there was no digital colour processing, has created the colour "look" of some seminal films of the last couple of decades: Saving Private Ryan, Gladiator and Munich. Having Stephen Spielberg on your resume is obviously a good thing.
January 21, 2013, 9:26 am
Advanced Marquee Techniques Part FOUR: In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe expands on his Title Roll lesson (Advanced Marquee Technique #3), and shows how you would go about integrating client logos into your title rolls and crawls. Again, this is a technique that is normally done outside of Media Composer or Symphony, but as this lesson shows, we can do it right here from within the timeline.
January 21, 2013, 9:24 am
Advanced Marquee Techniques Part FIVE: In this lesson, Kevin P McAuliffe talks about applying textures to your text, he shows you why seamlessly tileable elements are the way to go, and even how to manipulate your textures, once they have been applied. Finally, he wraps things up by showing you how easy it is to apply textures to any element you have created inside of Marquee. If you've started creating 3D text inside of Marquee, this...
January 20, 2013, 11:25 am
You can dabble with Final Cut Pro X - or you can take this comprehensive course and learn to edit video like a true professional! Apple's non-linear video editing software is both powerful and affordable.
January 20, 2013, 11:23 am
You can use Apple's Windows ProRes codec to edit on Windows with Apple ProRes. You cannot export your Files to ProRes Windows. You can only read (edit) Prores on Windows. To get ProRes Codecs on Mac OS, for read (editing) and export of files, buy Motion from the Apple App Store. Avid's DNxHD codec is free for Windows and Mac OS and can read and write files on both.
January 18, 2013, 1:17 pm
There are a few ways of importing RED media into the Avid depending on your workflow and if the DIT is providing transcoded media. RED source files contain a lot of metadata which is useful during certain phases of post production. Because AAF and MXF media don’t retain this information once transcoded, an Avid Log...
Lawrence Jordan joins Gordon to discuss editing, 2-pop, and his new venture Master the workflow.
Tom Ohanian is legendary; he helped create Avid and make it the industry standard in post-production and now, he has released ...
Gordon sits down with Michelle Miller to discuss the makeup of PEN15
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