Final Cut disables older plug-in interfaces
Final Cut Pro 10.6.6 and Motion 5.6.4 no longer support FxPlug2 and FxPlug3. That means some older plug-ins will stop working. Check your plug-ins before updating.
Drone tricks: sunrise above the clouds
Drones have changed filmmakers' perspectives and removed so many boundaries. Now you just need to find a way to use opportunities and reach your... and your little copter's true potential!
Interlaced video. Nuances of denoising
At times you may ask yourself and us 'What's going on?!' Why have your frames become squashed or doubled? Usually, those visual effects are just a sign that you are working with an interlaced video. Do you need to do anything special to denoise such clips?
Learn how to handle banding
Banding in video is a problem that has been around for a long time and is difficult to deal with. However we've decided to challenge ourselves and do some tests to see what works and what doesn't. Each stage of the video editing process has its own ways of eliminating / preventing / masking the problem and many video editing apps can assist you with making it less noticeable as well.
Battling dust, scratches and flicker in animated films of long ago
Restoring old films is a process that requires time, dedication and skill. If you got the fist two, third one will come as well. Let's start with learning how to remove ugly dust, scratches and flicker from archived video.
Resolve, Final Cut and Premiere: M1 vs Intel
New hardware and new performance. Find out how well Resolve, Premiere Pro and Final Cut went through this transition.
Neat Video for Final Cut. Second revision
The long-awaited day has come and Neat Video for Final Cut has added native support for Apple Silicon Macs. It has come out as a completely new plug-in based on the FxPlug4 development toolkit. This new plug-in is called Second Revision (or SR) plug-in and, at this stage, has a status of a beta version.
The way to smooth editing in Final Cut Pro
At times Final Cut can become sluggish and updating preview may become super-slow. Luckily there is more than one way you can make Final Cut more responsive. Some simple adjustments can change the way you edit and make the whole process more enjoyable.
Applying effects to several clips in Final Cut
It's time to cover different ways of applying effects to multiple clips in Final Cut Pro. Knowing these tricks can potentially help you save lots of time in editing.
Clip resizing and render speed
If you creating content for social media, the chances that the final video clips have a smaller resolution than the original once had are quite high. Knowing the right way to downsize a video can save you lots of time in rendering. Keep on reading.
Reduced preview resolution & proxy with Neat Video
Offline editing and reduced preview resolution are smart ways to speed up video editing. Find some tricks to ensure the quality of the final product is not compromised.
How to shorten render time: best practices
As both hardware and software continue to improve very rapidly it may seem as if the life of the film creator is getting easier and easier. However, this is not always the case because increasing consumer expectations means the demand for new video content is also becoming higher every day. The bottom line is that we need to get to the results, faster.
Save time by using your resources right
When approaching the task of noise reduction, it helps to keep in mind that you have three important resources at your disposal. These are: knowledge, your time and your hardware. The way these things come together will help you to achieve better results, more rapidly.