The Broadband Fiasco By Dave Nagel DMN's Dave Nagel is steamed at the broadband mess in the US today. With all the commerce and information at stake on the Internet, it seems almost a crime that those few companies that control access should take such a cavalier approach to service and support. ...Read More »
Flash Is Back By Dave Nagel Not too long ago, I went on a bit of a tirade against Microsoft for failing to deliver the Flash plugin with the basic installation of Internet Explorer for Windows. After all, if it could happen on the Windows platform, the same fate couldn't be far off for the Mac platform either. But now (as of last week) Microsoft and Macromedia say Flash Player 5 will be distributed with the Microsoft Windows XP operating system, which is scheduled for worldwide availability Oct. 25. ...Read More »
Mac OS X, Windows XP: Editing Utopia? By Charlie White Something wonderful is happening in the world of computer operating systems -- something that will change digital video editing at its core. Iím talking about the debut of Mac OS X 10.1 and Windows XP, two operating systems that will dramatically improve the way we do things by finally laying a solid foundation for increasingly sophisticated video editing and compositing on both Macs and PCs. ...Read More »
How Will Your DVD Stand Out This Holiday Season? By Michael Pace Back in 1998 when Hollywood-at-large was asking me to help figure out how the new standards for Digital Versatile Disc translated into content for home viewers, I had an epiphany: I realized that DVDs bring together everything I love in the realm of digital media.... ...Read More »
DV Editing: Hardware vs. Software By Charlie White As I watch 2001 fade to black, comments and kindness from readers far and wide keep coming in. Thank you all. It seems that you liked our shootout-style review of the three DV capture cards from Canopus (DVStormSE Plus), Pinnacle (Pro-ONE) and Matrox (RT2500), and also my positive review of Vegas Video 3 editing software from Sonic Foundry. But thereís one question that seems to be on many of your minds, and Iím going to spend this column answering it for you: Whatís better -- hardware-accelerated or software-based digital video editing? ...Read More »
Crystal Ball 2002 By Charlie White Itís time for me to get out the old crystal ball, and see whatís in store for this new year, this 2002. Oh, jeez, another predictions column? But wait. Iíve made some predictions in the past that have turned out to be true, so maybe it would be a good idea to read just this one. Címon. What do you have to lose? If my predictions sound completely off the wall, well then, youíll have a good laugh. ...Read More »
Coolness Roundup: The Well-Appointed Edit Suite By Charlie White We're in the middle of the dog days of summer, and we could use some cooling off. So it's time for our twice-annual special Coolness Roundup: Suggestions for a well-appointed personal edit suite that's not only efficient, but comfortable as well. We'll show you the products that have made our lives easier here at the Midwest Test Facility -- some have a lot to do with editing, and a few just make the hard work a little easier. And some, well, they're just fun and we wanted you to know about them. ...Read More »
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