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Archive for October, 2011

Editing Podcasts in Final Cut

Icon Written by rower on October 24, 2011 – 10:38 pm

ProTools is more powerful, but Final Cut may be faster when editing podcasts By Robin Rowe HOLLYWOOD, CA (MovieEditor.com) 10/24/2011 – A quick way to edit a podcast is to drag the tracks into a Final Cut project. Here’s how. Create a Final Cut project. The picture type doesn’t matter. Pick HDV. Convert tracks to […]



Linux: Adding a Swap File

Icon Written by rower on October 24, 2011 – 3:38 pm

Add a Linux swap file to improve system performance By Robin Rowe HOLLYWOOD, CA (MovieEditor.com) 10/24/2011 – If your Linux box freezes with a lot of tabs open in your web browser, a swap file may help. It used to be you had to dedicate a partition to swap, but now you can create a […]



Mac OS X, Living with Power PC

Icon Written by rower on October 4, 2011 – 6:22 pm

The G5 PowerPC was amazing new and still works today with the right software By Robin Rowe HOLLYWOOD, CA (MovieEditor.com) 10/4/2011 – Keeping your Apple G5 Power PC going takes a little extra effort as new software becomes available that only runs on newer Intel-based Macs. Final Cut has cut you off at version 6, […]



Building FFMPEG on Mac OS X

Icon Written by rower on October 2, 2011 – 7:03 pm

Download the source code and make FFMPEG to convert MPEG, DV, and Quicktime files on your Mac By Robin Rowe HOLLYWOOD, CA (MovieEditor.com) 10/2/2011 – FFMPEG is command line tool that converts between various video formats such as MPEG, DV and Quicktime. We could do many of these tasks in QuickTime Pro software, but being […]