Tagged: software

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...

Blackmagic Design Fusion 7 interface

Blackmagic in free Fusion frenzy

Following in the footsteps of its decision to let people use DaVinci Resolve for free, Blackmagic Design has unleashed another software powerhouse upon the world at no cost. Fusion 7 is described by BMD as “the world’s most advanced visual effects and motion graphics software” and is said...

Offload your footage with a Giant

There’s a new addition to the Red Giant “Shooter Suite” of software and it’s called Offload. As the name implies, the program is designed to help film-makers quickly copy footage off (often expensive) solid-state recording media and onto alternate off-camera storage such as hard drives....

Adobe Premiere Pro dual timeline view

Updates for Premiere Pro

Adobe has announced another set of updates to its video editing apps under the “Creative Cloud” banner. Premiere Pro, SpeedGrade and After Effects all get revisions. Most obviously, there are updates to the user interface though disappointingly for us short-sighted folk, their icons remain as infuriatingly...

Red Giant Primatte Keyer

New keyer for FCP & Premiere

Red Giant Software has released its Primatte Keyer 5.1 which now adds support for Final Cut Pro X, Adobe Premiere Pro and Apple Motion as well as its existing support for After Effects. The software enables editors to replace a background chromakey (“green screen”) with...

Avid Media Composer 7

More software offered on rental basis

In the space of just a few hours, two more major video software companies began touting their wares under the pay-monthly plans made famous most recently by Adobe with their “Creative Cloud” service. The grandfather of all editing software, Avid, is now offering Media Composer...

Sony Vegas Pro 13 screenshot

Update for Sony Vegas Pro

Sony Creative Software has announced the latest version of its video and audio editing package, Vegas Pro. If you’re superstitious then look away now because this is version 13. Unlike previous releases, this one’s actually quite muted in terms of new features though the techs...

WeVideo logo

Editor launched within Google Chrome

WeVideo, a website that provides video editing “in the cloud” (aka through a web browser, in more prosaic terms), has launched an interesting video editor that works as an add-on to Googe’s Chrome browser. The idea is that the bulk of the processing is done...