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Avid to FCP Changeover Challenge article

The good folks over at www.avid2fcp.com have posted a very long and very handy article on the “changeover challenges” that one might expect when moving from Avid applications (Xpress Pro, Media Composer) to Final Cut Pro. It takes a really … more »

Interesting Forum Posts: An Open Letter to Avid

With the Avid press release that the company is “announcing a major shift in 2008 strategy in response to customer feedback” I thought it would be appropriate to point out this discussion thread on the Avid Media Composer forums. Entitled … more »

Avid Passes on NAB 2008

Avid sent out a press release today announcing it would be making an announcement in February about it’s strategy plans for 2008. It mentioned the general plan to interact more closely with its customers. What that really means, we’ll see … more »

A Warning from Apple about Perian

I recently posted about Perian, “the Swiss-Army knife for Quicktime.” Apple has posted a document that may be of interest if you have been having trouble with AVCHD format if you have Perian installed. From the Apple support site: Issue … more »

Take This Avid Survey!

Okay all you Avid luvas and Final Cut Pro hatas … here is an officially sanctioned survey from Avid to tell them what the post production landscape look like. I quote from the splash page of the survey: The world … more »

Another update on editing Iron Man

If you don’t check the American Cinema Editors discussion blog very often (and if you don’t that’s no surprise as it’s usually only updated a few times per year) then point your browser over as they have just posted the … more »

An FCP tip worth passing along

When you’ve worked with an application since version 1.0 you often think you know pretty much everything about it … but then comes a tip that’s good enough you want to pass it along. The good folks over at www.avid2fcp.com … more »

When to stay native

When it comes to video format conversion for editing, there are general rules of thumb, and then there are specific cases that don’t always follow the norms. In a very handy artile, Philip Hodgetts talks about when to stay in … more »

A look at Visual QuickPro Guide: Final Cut Pro 6

The Visual QuickPro Guide series is a staple in the realm of software tutorial books. Although I haven’t used a Final Cut Pro guide since the FCP 4.5 version, I have fond memories of quickly finding answers to all of … more »

Useful tools for editors: Counter Display

Here is a handy little generator for Final Cut Pro (or Final Cut Express as the site lists several plug-ins written for FCE) that has the ability to add a counter over footage. It does a number of other things … more »