Category: Product News

iKlip AV in use

New pro audio rig for mobile phones

Audio/video phone accessory manufacturer IK Multimedia has announced a new combined grip and audio interface with a balanced XLR input. The iKlip A/V is said to offer a mic preamp with phantom power and a place to slot in common wireless receivers. Having also a right-angled substantial grip to...

Filmic Pro for Android

Top video camera app now on Android

Filmic Pro, the much loved video camera app for iOS, has now been released for Android devices. It’s popular because of the degree of control the app gives filmmakers over exposure, focus, frame rate and many other controls deemed essential for anyone who doesn’t want to...

VS-1 Fine HD front view

New monitors from Aputure

Remember how much we liked the slimline low cost 7-inch VS-2 monitor screen from Aputure? Well they’ve only gone and announced some new models to the line-up! The VS-1 and VS-2 “Fine HD” versions succeed the prior models and offer a resolution of 1920 x 1200...

HitFilm 4

Another major update for HitFilm

Every time we blink there’s another update to the HitFilm effects / editing software and now the list of features has got so long we don’t know what half of them are or how we’d use them. This is great of course if you’re a...

Goldwave Audio Editor

Taking gold – audio editor update

Popular, longstanding, even legendary “shareware” (remember that?) audio editor Goldwave has had yet another makeover from its author. The latest version, 6.16, offers: Improved graphs for Noise Reduction and Spectrum Filter Marker preview option when moving markers with the mouse Windows file type associations (how...

YouTubeKids UK version home screen

Kids’ stuff, from YouTube UK

It’s been out in the US for a while but now the UK has its own localised version of the YouTube “Kids” app. Essentially an easier, simpler and child-friendly way to find videos aimed at youngsters, the app boasts (apparently) a “bright and playful design”...

“New” compact camcorders from Canon

Canon has announced – rather mild – updates to its popular pair of ultra-compact camcorders, the XA20 and XA25: they’re called the XA30 and XA35. No huge changes here; the biggest is probably the sensor which despite still being fairly tiny at 1/2.8 inches has been given...

KT Bag and Belt

Look like Batman, with K-Tek

Accessory manufacturer K-Tek has announced two new products for sound recordists First is the Stingray Junior bag, designed for smaller audio mixer/recorders such as the Sound Devices 633 or Zaxcom Maxx.  It has a solid frame which the company says enables the bag to stand on its own, plus a built-in kickstand...