We all love SSDs, but they are expensive and are not up to the capacities we require for serious editing. So could a combined hard disk with built in quick response flash memory be the answer? Toshiba think so.
There is Thunderbolt everywhere at IBC 2012 and we thought we would look at the storage vendors that are relevant to the Final Cut Pro market and catch up on new models, new capacities, new speeds and even a skydiver dropping a unit mid dive too.
We don't know why we thought Blackmagic Design would be slightly quieter at IBC this year after a massive NAB that caused their webserver to creak on the opening day. We were wrong, new products for 4K capture and a micro four thirds option on the Cinema Camera just as the original model starts being delivered to customers!
Well almost every app as we're sure there will be some exceptions. Never the less, Hamburg Pro Media's new MXF ImEx Suite might be the answer if you have multiple QuickTime based applications that need to work with MXF media.
We have tried quite a few asset management systems here at FCP.co and they all have one thing in common, they are complicated. Axle Video may have the answer to individuals and companies who want a simple way to share assets.
The demise of QuickTime Player 7 left an opportunity for a company like Digital Heaven to jump in and publish a professional movie playing app. New today is Pro Player and it's been discounted from $29.99 to $19.99 for one week only.
The big news from Tuesday was the announcement from BlackMagic Design that DaVinci Resolve 9 was in public beta. Straight out of the blocks (another token Olympics reference) is Denver Riddle from Color Grading Central to demo the new features.
In its earnings press release from yesterday (24th) Apple announced that Mountain Lion would be up on the App store today. So no big shock that the $19.99 update to the latest cat is now loose. Who can upgrade?
Today BlackMagic Design announced it has acquired Cintel, famous for its range of film and television scanning and restoration tools. The company was started by no less than television pioneer John Logie Baird!