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Lightworks for Avid and Final Cut Editors

Icon Written by rower on December 7, 2013 – 8:05 am

Final Cut, Avid and Adobe Premiere have a new editing competitor By Robin Rowe HOLLYWOOD, CA (MovieEditor.com) 2013/12/7 – Lightworks is the editing system used by Martin Scorsese’s editor Thelma Schoonmaker. In fact, she was practically the only user Lightworks had for some time. Old-timers will recall that Lightworks was the most popular editing system […]



Browser Tip: Another User Is Running this Copy of Opera

Icon Written by rower on September 12, 2011 – 3:11 pm

Quick fix for an annoying Opera web browser bug   By Robin Rowe HOLLYWOOD, CA (MovieEditor.com) 9/12/2011 – Opera seems to us a better choice than Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome or Safari. IE seems so wrong and Safari seems dated on the Mac and awkward on Windows. Firefox is the software most turn to who […]



Windows 7 Start-up Clean Up

Icon Written by rower on August 22, 2011 – 8:20 pm

Removing unneeded start-up processes in Windows 7 By Robin Rowe HOLLYWOOD, CA (MovieEditor.com) 8/22/2011 – Windows always seems to be running some useless bit of software installed without you being aware of it. Here’s how to clean out some of the junk. Go to the Run box and run msconfig. You will¬† have to right-click […]



Disable Aero Snap in Windows 7

Icon Written by rower on August 12, 2011 – 5:12 pm

Turn off annoying accessibility feature that makes windows snap to full screen when dragged to edge of screen By Robin Rowe HOLLYWOOD, CA (MovieEditor.com) 8/12/2011 – Here’s one that will drive you mad in Windows 7 if you can’t get rid of it. Windows 7 added a feature that makes windows snap to full screen […]



Making a USB Drive Do Mac, Windows and Linux

Icon Written by rower on August 6, 2011 – 7:05 pm

Move video files between operating systems without losing your mind By Robin Rowe HOLLYWOOD, CA (MovieEditor.com) 8/6/2011 – For moving large video files, a flash drive isn’t big enough or fast enough. Unless you have a crazy fast network, dragging the files across your LAN is not going to do either. For the editor on […]



Mac OS X Sharing a SAMBA Public Folder

Icon Written by rower on June 28, 2011 – 5:29 pm

How to make Mac OS X Tiger share a Windows SAMBA folder so you can copy files to your edit suite By Robin Rowe HOLLYWOOD, CA (MovieEditor) 6/28/2011 – Making Windows network shares available from your Mac workstation makes it simple for your team to copy files to a shared public folder on your drive.We […]



Make Snow Leopard See Windows and SAMBA Shares

Icon Written by rower on February 14, 2011 – 2:18 pm

Mac OS X upgrade leads to problems viewing Windows and Linux SAMBA shares, here’s the fix By Robin Rowe HOLLYWOOD, CA (MovieEditor.com) 2/14/2011 – Upgrading to Snow Leopard results in problems accessing Windows shares, giving the dreaded “Connection Failed” message.¬† A lot of users have encountered this problem and suggested many workarounds. Here’s what worked […]