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Books about Mac and Apple Video editing and production, hardware and software - iMovie, Final Cut Express and Final Cut
This is very cool. Another free FCP tip from DV Creators - this shows how to quickly add a single transition to your entire video or a whole bunch of clips within your movie -
Want to put your videos on your iPOD or Apple iPhone? Roxio Crunches video for Apple TV, iPod, iPhone Macworld.com - Roxio introduced Crunch, a new $39.99 application designed especially for users of the Apple TV, video iPod or the forthcoming iPhone who want to convert video optimized for those devices but don’t want to burn that content to disc.
At NAB, Apple unveiled Final Cut Studio 2, a significant upgrade to the industry's leading video production suite that delivers new creative tools designed expressly for editors. Final Cut Studio 2 includes Final Cut Pro 6, Motion 3, Soundtrack Pro 2, Compressor 3, and DVD Studio Pro 4.2. Final Cut Studio 2 also introduces Color, a professional color grading and finishing application for ensuring consistent color and creating signature looks.
With the new 24-inch iMac, Apple combines the home theater experience with professional-level digital production capabilities; it comes loaded with powerful video, audio and imaging software and its wide screen 24" LCD monitor makes it perfect for use as the central hub of a digital lifestyle. more
The Mac Pro
Mac Ever The Long-Awaited Mac Pro Arrives -
Creative professionals have been anxiously anticipating The Mac Pro since last year when Apple announced their computers would be transitioning to Intel processors. Much grumbling has been heard over the past months as folks sat back and watched Apple roll out a myriad of Intel-based notebooks and consumer desktop models, like the iMac and Mac mini, leaving editors, photographers and other power-hungry pros wondering "what about us?"
Do you like Mac computers? Do you enjoy their minimalist ads even more? In that case, you'll love this page which features the newest crop of Apple TV commercials - especially those touting the new combination Apple OS - Windows XP machines.
Thinking of running both Mac OS and Windows on your Intel hardware Mac? While the install of Boot Camp is relatively painless, there are pitfalls users need to avoid. "Running Boot Camp" (Toporek, O'Reilly, $7.99) is an easy-to-follow guide that steps the user through the install and configuration process. more
The Mac GarageBand program is a powerful tool that enables almost anyone to create professional sounding recordings and use the Web to publish and distribute to a broad audience. The latest GarageBand 2 update includes even more of the sophisticated musical instruments found in the first version, powerful new tools, and professional features for recording, editing, mixing, and publishing songs. Unfortunately, the best techniques aren't covered in the "manual" you get with GarageBand or in its electronic help screens. Read GarageBand 2 - The Missing Manual
You can turn your Mac into an audio production studio using GarageBand 2 (included free on all new Macintosh computers, or for $79 as part of the iLife '05 suite). Budding musicians can convert their Macs into any of the dozens of included instruments; record with any MIDI keyboard, guitar, or microphone; tune their guitar or bass with GarageBand's new built-in tuner; mix their hits with professional effects and settings; take advantage of GarageBand's eight-track recording capabilities; explore more than a thousand prerecorded music loops (or create their own), and more. Book Reviews
Links to Great iMovie Tips and Tricks and Tutorials
Free iMovie Tutorials from Atomic Learning - these are excellent (also some interesting iMovie3 stuff)
Apple Final Cut Express Review
Apple Goes Pro: Review of Final Cut Pro 4 & DVD Studio Pro 2
You can get great prices on Macintosh software and hardware at B&H PhotoVideo - including iLife, iWork and Final Cut Express
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