Category Archives: Apple Macs

Paul’s Video Tips

How to use Subclips in FCPX FCPX (Final Cut Pro X) does not have “subclips”, but has an even better way of achieving the same, by using either FAVOURITES or KEYWORDS for any Range in a clip.

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Converting Sony .MXF files to Apple ProRes 422 for FCPX

UPDATE: FCPX 10.1.4 now includes support for .MXF files, making this article redundant. (and my purchase ). Currently (Oct 2014) I have not found a working plug-in for FCPX to import Sony .MXF files, which is the format produced by … Continue reading

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HandBrake Turns – Video format Converter

Using HandBrake to convert video formats, especially from DVD (disk) to m4p (a.k.a. mp4) format is easy and free.

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My Photo Workflow

As I am transitioning more towards professional photography, dealing with over 1,000 images per event, I had to choose my streamlined workflow. I describe here what I have chosen, and with what tools. I do not have any personal interest … Continue reading

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Alas, Avast not for Macs with Parallels

I had always liked Avast as a free and reliable antivirus product. So when I realised that they have a Mac version, I was keen to try it. At first I was impressed, however my enthusiasm dropped when I discovered … Continue reading

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