cc and the big enterprises by Ricardo Marty 2 days ago I wonder if outfits like CNN,BBC,Hearst and other big players will embrace cc as some smaller players have . They have the cash but will they want their content potentially locked by an outside compan
Re: cc and the big enterprises by Chris Harlan 5 hours ago Oliver Peters "Furthermore, Avid with Sphere enables a hybrid of local and remote editing, including local ingest and transfer of media between locations. Anywhere doesn't allow anything to happen lo
Re: It's Been a Day... Initial Reactions? by Mel Matsuoka 14 hours ago Al LeVine " Cannot match frame a freeze frame in the viewer, or change a freeze frame's duration. Because I work in animation, I freeze frame quite a bit. In FCP 7, I would SHIFT+N to create a freeze
Premiere CS6 vs Premiere CC questions by Anhtu Vu 2 days ago Is Premiere pro CC a different (more features) version than Premiere Pro CS6 I subscribed to Creative Cloud 8 months ago and when i open the Adobe Creative Cloud app i see all versions with CS6 and al
Subscribe to this by Rob Brandreth-Gibbs 2 days ago I believe subscription will eventually become a critical necessity for most companies creating software tools. Without subscription, businesses that have invested untold time, effort and money to buil
Re: Subscribe to this by Chris Harlan 2 days ago Lance Bachelder "Thanks... though sometimes here on the Cow I feel more like Lindsay than Britney :( " Hey man, not once have I see you coming out of your underwear. But, hey, better Lindsey than And
Adobe CC now rolling out. by walter biscardi 2 days ago It's live here in Atlanta and I'm seeing folks from Chicago also reporting the CC updates are now showing up. And I'm not seeing anything as an "update" everything is a fresh Install. Walter Biscardi,
Re: Adobe CC now rolling out. by Chris Harlan 2 days ago Mark Mapes "Chris: Here are the steps recommended by staff on a thread on the Adobe forums (http: forums.adobe.com message 5418644#5418644): Please Quit your existing Adobe Application Manager and re
Wow, Adobe is serious about CC updates by Michael Garber 2 days ago I just installed Premiere CC and the rest of the suite. A few minutes later, I reopened application manager and there were *already* some updates! Ok, I'm sure it was all planned and part of the upgra
my first comments on the new Mac Pro by Bob Zelin 1 week ago 1) you can make your existing Mac Pro's into a nice server. 2) no 10gig ports. I am surprised, but not that surprised. 3) I guess ATTO, Magma, and Sonnet better get busy making Thunderbolt 2 expansion
CC Day by Steve Connor 4 days ago So is the big release happening tomorrow Will having the actual software available dampen down the heated discussions Are Adobe's servers ready Putting aside the debate, as an existing CC subscriber I
Re: CC Day, how will it happen? by walter biscardi 2 days ago Steve Connor "So wil the magical Adobe CC appear to us Cloud Subscribers today in the Application Manager " The CC updates are now pushed out and you should be able to now see them in your Adobe Appl
The inspiration for Creative Cloud by Derek Andonian 7 days ago I really believe that at some point during at least one of the meetings that led to the "Cloud-only" decision, this video was shown... Greg Andonian, a.k.a. Derek _____________________________________
Re: The inspiration for Creative Cloud by Herb Sevush 4 days ago Chris Harlan "I see your Vera Cruz, and raise you a Wild Bunch:" Best director credit ever: "If they move, kill 'em!" and then the movie lived up to that moment. Although I will add this from Vera Cr
Jony Ives and the next FCPX GUI by Aindreas Gallagher 1 week ago ok it hasn't got rich corinthian leather - but there is a ton of chrome in general - and drop shadows generated under every last clip you move... Interesting if the new broom seen in OSX calendar, ibo
Re: Jony Ives and the next FCPX GUI by Chris Harlan 5 days ago Oliver Peters " guess the part I'm having confusion with is this. You are referring to the fact that a media file is being stored in the Shared Items folder - if and only if - you select one of the p
OS X Mavericks by Michael Sanders 5 days ago I'm sure heard Apple announce in OS X mavericks that apps will now update in the background.. Er so does that mean FCP X will automatically update without me knowing That makes me scared! Michael Sand
Re: OS X Mavericks by Chris Harlan 5 days ago I'm thinking they'd know it was insane to force updates on you. And yet, I've see a fair amount of craziness over the last few years, so who knows.
Rack mounting six packs of MacPro by John Heagy 6 days ago The new MacPro is certainly a powerful device but Apple couldn't have designed a computer harder to mount in a rack if they tried. The Mini looks purpose built for rack mounting compared to the new Ma
Re: Rack mounting six packs of MacPro by Oliver Peters 5 days ago Joseph W. Bourke "This would also give the option for a fan array above the shelving setup, because I have a feeling that these pups are going to generate a lot of heat, with the dual GFX card." Aaw,
Mac Pro Pricing by Gary Huff 1 week ago The current Sandy Bridge Xeon E5 processor (8 core, 3.1Ghz) is $1934. An AMD FIrePro S10000 card (dual GPU) with 6GB of memory is $3099. 32GB of DDR3-1600 is about $300, but adding 32GB to an iMac is
Re: Mac Pro Pricing by Chris Harlan 5 days ago Sorry. That came off rudely. I didn't mean to question your process or your professionalism. I think my abundance of caution just come from days of tape, times when RAID drives were very expensive, an
Is AVID worth the swap? by Ben Taylor 2 months ago I have been editing on both Adobe Premiere Pro and Final Cut X for quite some time now. However, I am considering swapping from these programs to AVID. Are there any major differences between the prog
Re: Is AVID worth the swap? by Chris Harlan 4 weeks ago Based on your answers, I think Avid is a very good choice for you. I would say the next version of Premiere is as well, though a lot of this depends on how the whole CC thing shakes out.
Creative Cloud by Brian Cooney 2 months ago I own the physical software for CS6 and was wondering if the upgrade to CS7 is $299 or more might it be wise to just purchase the discounted creative cloud license for 29.99 mo yr. Are than any advant
Re: Creative Cloud by Chris Harlan 2 months ago Brian Cooney "So if I understand correctly there is no change in the way the licensing performs over the previous option of owning the software outright." Actually, the ability to install your member
Is Certification locked to classes? by Chris Harlan 3 months ago I'm getting mixed signals about certification, and I can't seem to get a reply from Avid. I've been told be a number of people that I can just take the certification test from a few without having to
Re: Is Certification locked to classes? by Chris Harlan 2 months ago David Powell " just took the test last saturday. You do not need to take a class. You do have to take the test from an authorized avid test center, and they will charge you around $150 to take the te
How to get a stuttering effect by David Powell 5 months ago I'd like to create an effect that looks like an unrendered shot, with an effect on it. Almost like a slo-mo but without actually extending the clip, just playing through it with dropped frames.
Re: How to get a stuttering effect by Chris Harlan 5 months ago When I create this kind of effect, I just chop out frames, add a frame or two off black, here and there, and resize and intermittent frame or two, sometimes add a little twist or tilt. It all depends
Better to conform 60FPS to 24fps? by Kevin Brower 5 months ago Which provides a better slow motion in FCPX: The clip was shot at 60fps. 1. Edit in a 24p timeline and use "conform speed" 2. Edit in a 60p timeline and simply slow down the clip. Thanks
Re: Better to conform 60FPS to 24fps? by Chris Harlan 5 months ago Bret Williams "Seems like I had a problem once going back, and I always see Shane recommending you duplicate cuz you can't go back. " I always duplicate everything anyway, out of an abundance of caut
Re: z by Chris Harlan 2 years ago My bad. Posted to the wrong forum. I seem to be able to edit a post but not delete it.
My Life in FCP by Rob Tinworth 2 years ago I've been lucky to work on some great projects over the last decade with FCP. So when MC5.5 arrived in the post, I figured what better way to get back up to speed on Avid than to cut a retrospective o
Blog: The realization sets in by gary adcock 2 years ago So, When I posted the first comments on FCPX 4 weeks ago, I thought I was going to be strung up and burned at the stake by some of the commentary. Now everyone seems resolute to the fact that FCPX is
Convert 16:9 to 4:3 by Larry Rochman 4 years ago I am new to Final Cut and 16:9. I have a 16:9 Promo that I need to send to a facility that only airs 4:3. Is there a way to convert the 16:9 to 4:3 in Final Cut without having to letterbox it thanks..
Re: Convert 16:9 to 4:3 by Chris Harlan 3 years ago You can take your anamorphic sequence and nest it in a 4:3 sequence--which will automatically letterbox it--then multiply scale of the sequence by, I believe, 1.33 (133%), which will return the nested