Video compression is something of a black box for many people. If you ask most folks, they’ll probably tell you that videos are compressed using math on the ones and zeroes of the video file. And while that glib answer is basically correct, it’s much more interesting than that. Let’s check out how video compression […]
By using titles, you can add text to your Final Cut video projects. This could be something like the title of a video, the location of a scene, the role of an interviewee, or a source for archive footage.
Back in the day, Apple built professional-grade software for a variety of creative pursuits. Today, Final Cut Pro X is one of the few remaining. While professionals haven’t always been happy with Apple’s handling of Final Cut Pro X, Apple’s changes were all in the direction of making powerful software more accessible to novices. Features […]
While the DVD might not be the popular format it once was, plenty of users still have them and employ them. But unless you want to throw all your DVDs in the trash, you need a way to preserve your DVD-based content for the future. To accomplish that, you’ll need to get it on to […]
Video processing is something most folks don’t think about. Most video processing happens behind the scenes, before you view a YouTube video or Blu-Ray. The folks who make those videos, however, don’t have that luxury. That’s what tools like VideoProc are for: rapid, high-end processing of video from one codec or container file to another. […]
Mobile devices typically lack one crucial feature: storage. As a result, big media files like video get saved on big hard drives, typically attached to laptops and desktops. Yet mobile devices make excellent content consuming devices. The solution to this conundrum? Stream content from your computer to your iOS device. The following are several ways […]
This week in the iTunes App Store, a pair of iPhone apps have launched that look set to kick-start a new revolution in social video. One of these might just become the video version of Instagram.
If there is one thing I love about my iPhone, it’s the ability to capture and edit videos directly from the various apps without having to power up a notebook. Currently there are 4 video editing apps within Steve Job’s backyard, ranging from $1.99 to $7.99 USD . So instead of buying a fancy video […]