by Larry Jordan With the release of macOS Mojave (10.14), Apple is continuing its conversion to 64-bit applications that it first began many years ago. In the next major version of macOS afterMojave, this conversion will affect media which relies on older 32-bit codecs. We are all used to applications which may not be compatible with […]Read more "Don’t Lose Access to Older Media in macOS"
by Oliver Kmia, Fstoppers Premiere Pro and After Effects users were never able to export ProRes files on Windows computers but this limitation has just been lifted by the latest Adobe update. “Please render the video in ProRes.” How many times did video editors hear this request from a client or an agency? At this […]Read more "This Is Huge: Adobe Now Supports ProRes Export on Windows"
by Charles Haine, nofilmschool Why Apple is Dropping Cineform and DNx and How It Affects You Users installing the newest refresh of Final Cut Pro might have seen a warning that their media won’t be supported in the future. Apple has put out a full support note giving more information and context to help filmmakers […]Read more "Why Apple is Dropping Cineform and DNx and How It Affects You"
by DigitalMediaPros All those looking for an easier way to work with ProRes on Windows might just have had some of their wishes granted with a forthcoming update to Creative Cloud. Adobe has been concerned with the recent security issues related to Apple’s QuickTime 7 on Windows. Due to this concern, Adobe is going to […]Read more "Adobe Adds Support For Native ProRes Reading In Windows"
By Pond5 Pond5’s free clip of the week is back by popular demand! Each week, we’ll make a new clip from our collection available to download for free. Check back every Monday for a fresh new clip! Colorful Beach Aerial by Randy Travis is this week’s free clip, seen in the header above. We chose […]Read more "Pond5: Free Clip of the Week Is Back"
August 20, 2015 by Larry Jordan I’ve written a lot about compression. So, in this article, I want to provide a Quick Start Guide containing key points you need to know about video compression. Key Point 1 Compressed file size is totally dependent upon bit rate. The smaller (slower) the bit rate, the smaller the […]Read more "Larry Jordan’s Video Compression Quick Start Guide"
November 18, 2014 by Larry Jordan There are three different types of video media used by Final Cut Pro X: Camera native Optimized (ProRes 422) Proxy (ProRes 422 Proxy) Camera native media can use a wide variety of codecs, though only one codec is allowed per media file. Codecs include: […]Read more "FCP X: When to Use Optimized, Proxy, or Native Media"