How to Pick the Right Color Grading Software, or, the Fundamental Differences in Cheap Color Correction Applications: Plugins, Built-in Tools, RAW Converters, DaVinci Resolve and Adobe Speedgrade

What are the fundamental differences between color correction plugins, RAW converters, Resolve and Speedgrade?

The Advantages of Working in 32-bit Float

First of all, let me get one thing straight – I’m not referring to a 32-bit vs 64-bit OS, CPU or software. I am referring to the ‘environment found in applications like Photoshop, After Effects or Nuke. Many high-end applications allow one to work in a 32-bit environment. Is that a good thing? Before we […]

What is a Streaming Server?

What is a streaming server and why is it the way it is?

The Best Video Editing Software 2013 (Part Three): The End

This article compares the ‘big seven’ professional NLEs to find the best video editing software. Who wins?

The Best Video Editing Software 2013 (Part Two): The Middle

This article compares the ‘big seven’ professional NLEs to find the best video editing software. Who wins?

What is Video Encryption and Should you Care?

An overview of video encryption and whether it is important to today’s digital workflows.

Special Effects Software Guide (Part Three): Bread and Butter Stuff

If you’re a newcomer to special effects this comprehensive guide will tell you what each VFX discipline means, and which software to use for it. Part Three covers the ‘bread and butter’ tools.

Special Effects Software Guide (Part Two): Special Effects

If you’re a newcomer to special effects this comprehensive guide will tell you what each VFX discipline means, and which software to use for it. Part Two covers special effects tools.