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Next week is the big show: the National Association of Broadcasters' annual exhibition and conference in Las Vegas kicks off April 14, and every video software and hardware company will be on hand, eager to meet customers new and old. Just in time to land on laptops before everyone packs up for...

April 10th 2012 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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Updated to clarify that Avid Media Composer is cross-platform. Avid Studio on the desktop is a Windows-only product. Take that, Apple! Avid has just released an iPad iMovie competitor called Avid Studio. The US$4.99 app is a scaled-down version of Avid's pro video editing tools. Avid Studio feature...

February 2nd 2012 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Apple released an update to Final Cut Pro X, bringing the video editing app to version 10.0.3. The latest update adds several significant features for video professionals including new advanced chroma keying, support for XML 1.1 and beta broadcast monitoring for Thunderbolt devices and PCIe cards....

January 31st 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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Final Cut Pro owners, there's an update waiting for you today. It's a small bug fix for those having problems with title fonts and start times on compound clips. The latest version is now 10.0.2 and includes these changes: Fixes an issue where a title may revert to the default font after restart...

November 17th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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When Final Cut Pro X debuted, it caused a stir in the professional video editing world. Long a standard tool for feature film editors, the latest version of Final Cut was designed more for the prosumer, and left some pro editors with a bad taste for the update. In a recent interview with Rick You...

November 8th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Apple will release a major update to Final Cut Pro X, as well as a demo version that new customers can download and try out today. This update address the top user requests, according to Apple's senior director applications marketing, Richard Townhill. In an interview with The Loop's Jim Dalrymple,...

September 20th 2011 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Final Cut Pro X launched earlier this year and casued much controversy. Consumers lauded the app as a relatively inexpensive upgrade to iMovie; while video professionals were discontent with what they considered to be a dumbed down application. The biggest winner in this war over Final Cut Pro X i...

September 8th 2011 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Update: Apple tells The Loop that this is basically leftover stock. So, buy it now or forever enjoy the progress of FCP X, for better or worse. For those users who've decided Final Cut Pro X just isn't for them (and by the sounds of things, quite a lot of people feel that way), there's now hope. A...

September 1st 2011 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Final Cut Pro X users might want consider an iMac instead of a Mac Pro, according to some recent benchmarks run by Bare Feats. The graphics and speed testing site recently tested FCP X on three different Macs to see which current model was able to tame the power-hungry app the best. The conte...

July 11th 2011 at 1:00pm 0 Comments