by Peter Wiggins, fcp.co Do you have spare computer power now that we are in lock-down? Your processing power can be used to fight COVID-19. Please read and then share this message. First off all, hats-off to our friend Tim Rahman at NEP for letting us know about this very worthwhile use of his group’s ‘furloughed’ […]Read more "Fight COVID-19 with the Spare Computing Power of Your Mac"
By David Nield Since its launch in 2007, Dropbox has become one of the most popular platforms for fast and efficient file syncing between computers and the cloud. You can use it to keep files up-to-date across multiple computers, collaborate with other people, and back up your most important information. But are you really using Dropbox to its full potential? […]Read more "Essential Dropbox Tools You Might be Missing"
by Dick Osso Blu-ray burning on the Mac has been a challenge since Blu-ray Discs were first introduced. Still, many of us need to burn DVDs and Blu-ray Discs for our clients – but it is increasingly difficult. Especially Blu-ray, where an apparent bug in Final Cut Pro X causes burns to fail on a […]Read more "FINALLY! Burn Blu-Ray Discs Using Final Cut Pro X"
by Data Doctors The ability to remotely access your computer has been around for a long time, but most of the options that used to be free are now charging to use their tools. There is still a free option that’s more than enough for most people and it’s from Google. There’s a plugin called […]Read more "A Completely Free Remote Tool You Likely Already Have!"
by Larry Jordan TheInsideTips now supports viewer-contributed tips! Here’s the link. For years, I’ve wanted to create a place people could go to share their favorite tips, shortcuts and workarounds. There’s lots of forums, but none to devoted just to tips. We created it. Now, we made it possible for you to contribute tips, too!Here’s the link: www.theinsidetips.com/contributors/ To […]Read more "‘The Inside Tips’ Now Supports Your Viewer-Contributed Tips"
by Larry Jordan Poster frames illustrate the contents of a movie clip in the Finder There’s a very fast way to create a poster frame for a QuickTime movie. (Poster frames appear in the Finder, and other locations, to illustrate the contents of a clip.) Open the video in QuickTime Player Move the playhead to […]Read more "How to Create Custom Poster Frames"
by Larry Jordan What Are “The Inside Tips?” Curated by Larry Jordan, these are free newsletters, short and tightly focused on media creators, to help you become more efficient. Published once or twice each week, each “Tip Letter” contains three or more Inside Tips you can put to use immediately! Choose your subjects, then – POOF! – Larry drops some […]Read more "‘The Inside Tips’ by Larry Jordan"