Image: Alex Scott wants you to rethink your DAW. Is it time to check out a new digital audio workstation? In the following video, Alex Scott thinks so. To start, the musician and sound engineer points out that today there are a dizzying number of choices among DAWs that you should be considering besides old […]
It’s a welcome announcement: Apple finally allows Windows apps to export files using its proprietary ProRes codec. Adobe was one of the first companies to announce support for exporting Apple ProRes on the Windows platform for such ubiquitous Adobe applications as Premiere Pro CC, After Effects CC and Adobe Media Encoder CC. So what’s so […]
Here’s Joe Herman’s take on Blackmagic Design’s Fusion 9. Soon after he wrote this review, Blackmagic dropped Resolve 15, which builds in the once stand alone Fusion app. As Joe notes, “This is impressive. Everything I wrote is still pertinent, but with the inclusion of Resolve’s legacy high-end color correction, full-featured video editing, Fairlight audio […]
As GPUs, from companies such as NVIDIA and AMD, have gotten ever more powerful over the past few years, they have become able to deliver real-time 3D performance in ways that we once dreamed about. This is true especially in games, where realistic 3D scenes are interactively rendered in real-time during gameplay. Now convincing real […]
Adobe unveiled a tasty bundle of updates to its Creative Cloud video applications at IBC 2017. The Amsterdam-based show doesn’t garner the same slew of new product intros that NAB does. But many companies big and small save their latest-and-greatest announcements for this Fall show for that very reason of a lowered PR frenzy. Adobe […]
Every year, right around Siggraph, MAXON announces a new release to CINEMA 4D, their popular and versatile 3D modeling, animation and rendering application. This year is no exception as the company took the wraps off CINEMA 4D Release 19 (R19). A new release of CINEMA 4D is big news amongst 3D artists and animators as […]
Blackmagic Design has a history of acquiring high-end sophisticated post production software, releasing a free version or a pro version for a reasonable cost, and then continuing to develop the software with major updates packed with great new features. This was the case with DaVinci Resolve and continues with Fusion, a powerful node based compositing, […]
One thing that artists like about Maxon’s CINEMA 4D is how well the popular 3D app works with Adobe’s Creative Suite. Things get even better with ArtSmart, a powerful plugin that integrates Illustrator files within CINEMA 4D.
Recently, the folks from Corel came to town, treating us to a demo of the new Pinnacle Studio 16 Ultimate. While this won’t turn up at major facilities anytime soon, this new release has chops that will satisfy the needs of the most demanding prosumer users, with probably a few producers and ad execs thrown in too…
Corel’s VideoStudio Pro is an inexpensive way to create HTML 5 ready video, features comprehensive screen capturing tools and is multi-processor aware. In this review, Joe Herman takes a close look of version X5.