Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X, Compressor, and Motion

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By Larry Jordan (doddleNEWS) Last week, Apple updated Final Cut Pro X and Compressor; mostly to fix bugs but with a few new features thrown in. Here’s a list of what’s new, in both features and bug fixes and some initial comments on what’s working and what isn’t. FINAL CUT PRO X (v. … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 44: Tube-modeled Compressor, Pt. 4

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) It's time to wrap up this four-part series on the Premiere Pro Tube-modeled Compressor. I'll discuss the manipulating the Attack level. The last part of this effect to discuss is the ‘Attack’ level which is the speed at which the compressor starts to work, … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 43: Tube-modeled Compressor, Pt 3

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) Here is part 3 of my Premiere Pro lesson on the Tube-modeled compressor. Check out part 1 here and part 2 here. So far we have talked about ‘Threshold,’ which is the level above which compression will take place and ‘Ratio’ which is the amount of … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 42: Tube-modeled Compressor, Pt 2

-12dB And A Ratio of 6 x 1

By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) I continue with my Premiere Pro lesson on the Tube-modeled compressor. Check out part 1 here.   First, let's discuss the slider, which is linked to ‘Threshold,’ and is the point at which the peak signal is going to be compressed. So at ‘0’ … [Read more...]

Premiere Pro Tutorial Part 41: Tube-modeled Compressor, Pt 1

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By Andrew Devis (doodleNEWS) In this Premiere Pro tutorial, I will begin a series on the Tube-modeled Compressor. Rectified Audio in the Premiere Pro Timeline The first thing you will notice inside of Premiere Pro is that the audio only shows the top half of the waveform. This is called … [Read more...]

Apple Motion 5 – 101: Lesson 18 – Rolling/Scrolling Text Pt. 1

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By Kevin P. McAuliffe (doddleNEWS) In our last lessons, in our look at Apple Motion 5, we talked about the creating custom paths for our Path Text inside of Motion 5 (click here and here for the tutorials). In this lesson, let’s talk about creating credit rolls to add to the end of our … [Read more...]

Apple Updates Final Cut Pro X, Motion, Compressor & Pro Video Formats


By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Sometimes when Apple updates, they update in one large batch, as is the case with their suite of professional video editing software. Not only did they bring new fixes, upgrades, and features to Final Cut Pro X, but also to Motion 5, Compressor 4, and Pro Video … [Read more...]

Final Cut Pro X Updates to 10.2.2, Motion 5.2.2, Compressor 4.2.1

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By Danny F. Santos (doddleNEWS) Nothing is certain in life except death, taxes and software updates! No one does updates quite like Apple does, and even just a few days ago we got an iPad Pro and iPhone 6S refresh, in their usual keynote style. But just under the radar, Apple also updated Final … [Read more...]

Compressor 101: Sharing Custom Presets

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Compressor 4.2 is Apple's go-to app to encode your video projects to different devices and web-friendly formats, and it works great with Final Cut Pro X and Motion 5.2. In this Compressor tutorial from our friends at Ripple Training, you'll learn how to share the … [Read more...]

NAB 2015: Apple Releases Final Cut Pro X 10.2, Motion 5.2, and Compressor 4.2

Final Cut Pro X 10.2

By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) It's been 4 years since Apple announced Final Cut Pro X at NAB 2011, and since then, they've provided some excellent updates that have really allowed the NLE to become a very important editing tool. In addition, Final Cut Pro X was used with a powerful Mac Pro to … [Read more...]

Final Cut Pro X 101: Sharing With FCP 10.0.6.

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) In this Final Cut Pro X 101 tutorial, Mark Spencer and Steve Martin from Ripple Training discuss the changes to sharing in the major FCP X 10.0.6 update. These include sending it to Compressor, destinations (such as YouTube, Vimeo, iPad, DVD, etc.) and bundles, … [Read more...]