Apple has released the latest version of Final Cut Express 4 today. The last major update came in May of 2006 when the added support for Intel-based Macs. This latest update adds support for AVCHD camcorders and also supports the open format timeline allowing editors to mix up different HD formats in one project. Final Cut Express 4 is definitely making inroads to more advance editing for consumers with an $199 price tag (or $99 upgrade). Moreover, you can take your iMovie '08 projects and import them into Final Cut Express 4. How do you like them apples?
reprinted from a Digieffects press release: Wilmington, NC November 12, 2007 Digieffects, a developer of popular software plug-ins for Adobe After Effects, Premiere Pro, Apple Final Cut Pro, and Autodesk Combustion today announced that Universal Binary versions of Delirium, Berserk, and Aurorix are now available for Intel-based Macintosh computers. Digieffects Delirium, Berserk, and Aurorix are now compatible with Universal Binary applications such as Adobe After Effects CS3, Adobe Premiere CS3, and Final Cut Pro 6.
In our Video Bits & Bytes segment, Mark discusses Digieffects and some interesting information from CEA. Derek talks about Apple's iPhone, Adobe Visual Communicator 3, Jaman.com, Vodpod and Fablevision.
In our segment, John is back with some more Advanced Editing tips.
In this week's "Take 20", Jennifer and Charlie review a nice example of a well-produced corporate video called: "Truck light" by Steven Kehl.