Re: After Effects alternative? by Rob Ainscough 6 months ago Hi Eric, I actually loved my Mac Pro and iMac, but I had to move to Windows based hardware simply because Apple just was NOT keeping up on the hardware front. I could get projects rendered and complet
SSD and FCP speed. by Dylan Haley 8 years ago I do tons of editing from our shows that we shoot with a NewTek Tricaster HD model. I've always used my macbook dual core with 4gb ram and 7200rpm hard drive and FCP 6. I've produced and edited tons o
Re: SSD and FCP speed. by Rob Ainscough 7 years ago Jerry, Just wait ... CS6 with the right GPUs will make FCPX seem it's living 10 years in the past ... especially Prelude. Sadly the Windows version appears to have the edge once again (hardware suppor
AG-HPX370 or AG-HPX500?? by Rob Ainscough 8 years ago I'm trying to decide between which one of these Camcorder units I want. 1. It needs to be a long term investment (Meaning lasts 5 years). 2. Good with slow motion 3. Support external zoom and larger a
Re: AG-HPX370 or AG-HPX500?? by Rob Ainscough 8 years ago Thanks for all the input, I went with the 370 ... hopefully it will not be a dinosaur tech by next week and something I can live and grow with ;) Cheers, Rob.
Performance tips for FCP7? by Rob Ainscough 8 years ago I'm trying to keep my older MacPro going with FCP7 ... it's a 2006 (1.1) model with 2X2 CPUs (4 total) and 8GB RAM, SSD drives, and ATI 5770. I working in 1080 using ProRes 422 HQ, but renders are hor
Re: Performance tips for FCP7? by Rob Ainscough 8 years ago Twice as fast is still too slow for me ... at least compared to Adobe on a Windows 7 box anyway. Does FCPX support any 3rd party accelerators when it comes to rendering on the timeline I'll certainly
Opinion of Boris Graffiti for FCP7 by Rob Ainscough 8 years ago Looking for a high quality text generator that supports, motion, drop shadow, gradients, stroke outlines, glows, etc. Boris Graffiti looks interest so I'm like to get folks opinions on it. Thanks, Rob
Re: Opinion of Boris Graffiti for FCP7 by peter mcauley 8 years ago Hey Rob, Well speaking from a company standpoint and from the perspective of someone who was intimately involved in the design of the product, I can tell you that Graffiti will do all of the things th
Re: Automatic Duck going to Adobe by Rob Ainscough 8 years ago I think folks are stilling hanging on to the idea that Apple care about Pro grade post production video editing. Acceptance can be hard, but I honestly think it's time to let go of FCP and realize FCP
MTS to MOV converters - faster options? by Rob Ainscough 8 years ago I've been using Toast 11 Titanium (Roxio) to convert my .MTS files into .MOV Apple ProRes 422 HQ. It's working fine, no issues, however it's pretty slow. Activity Monitor reports that it's using all 4
UpRez by Rob Ainscough 8 years ago I'm looking for a good filter tool that will allow me to upsize some SD footage so that it doesn't look too bad when integrated with my HD footage. I've read reviews on UpRez and it does seem a little
Re: UpRez by Rob Ainscough 8 years ago Hi Peter, I'm in the process of trying the Trial version but I seem to have run into a snag. I setup the FCP 7 just as you have outline in your online tutorial, but when I render the output from the "
4D R11.5 RAM requirements for MacPro... by Rob Ainscough 10 years ago I'm a new owner of Cinema 4D (Core) and was wondering if I needed to increase my RAM from 8GB to 16GB or higher since Cinema 4D R11.5 is native 64bit and hence has access to all my RAM. Could you expe