Tag Archives: Useful Tools

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Useful Tools for Monitoring your Other Tools

If you work in post-production, you work on computers. There are a lot of things within those computers, including hard drives, RAM and the trusty Internet connection, that need monitoring if you want to get the most out of your … more »

RED Updates REDCINE-X with 2 Big Features

When RED introduced REDCINE-X, it took the moderately useful and occasionally maddening REDCINE and turned it into an actual usable application. The best thing about this essential RED workflow tool is that it’s in a constant state of being upgraded … more »

Useful Tools package: Magic Bullet Suite 10

With IBC beginning to crank up, there will probably be a ton of product updates and releases in the coming days. I saw one new product this morning that might be of interest to many editors out there: an updated … more »

Matrox MXO2 Mini Just Might Be the Missing Link

If you look down under the “Categories” listing on the left side of this blog you’ll see the “Useful Tools” category. This is a category that I have long used to post links to interesting software/hardware/products that look like they would … more »

S3D Technologies debuts S3D Calculator, new beam splitter

S3D Technologies, an R&D company based in Barcelona that focuses on 3D stereoscopic production tools, has just released a software-based calculator to find all the parameters required for shooting 3D. The company–which was founded by Carolina Barco, whose background is … more »

5DtoRGB is another 5D transcoding option

We certainly have no shortage of ways to convert Canon DSLR H.264 footage into a more editable format for Final Cut Pro. There’s Compressor, MPEG Streamclip, Magic Bullet Grinder, the Canon EOS Movie Plug-in E1, and Cineform’s NeoScene. And that’s … more »

Another Useful Boris Tool: Continuum 3-Way Color Grade Unit

I was surprised to see a press release today from Boris FX announcing a new $99 3-Way color grading plug-in. Arriving right on the heels of Magic Bullet’s Colorista II, the Boris Continuum 3-Way Color Grade Unit is yet another … more »

Useful tools for editors: Boris AAF Transfer

The folks over at Boris FX have released a new tool that might be of interest to those looking to move an edit from Final Cut Pro to Avid Media Composer. It’s called Boris AAF Transfer and attempts to take … more »

Red Giant people at Red Giant People

I can across a nice website the other day that I didn’t even know existed. Red Giant People is a second destination that users of Red Giant products should bookmark. I clicked over when I saw an ad for guru … more »

‘Get’ Launches. Searching your Footage Might Never Be the Same

Get, one of the hit post-production products from this year’s NAB show, is scheduled to to hit the net for purchase and download on Friday August 6. What exactly is get and how will it aid the searching of footage … more »