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acrovid footagestudio 4k video assets media transcode conversion frame rate resolution effects slow motion file filmmaking app utility tool windows pc computerApple’s ProRes family of codecs is integral to the workflow of many a camera these days. Whether you’re offline editing RED RAW footage or working right off Alexa or Blackmagic camera negative, there’s a good chance you’re doing it in ProRes — which in turn means you’re probably doing it in Mac OSX. Enter FootageStudio 4K, a standalone video encoder recently released by Acrovid. Featuring powerful codec support and a variety of frame rate & resolution conversion capabilities, FootageStudio 4K is also one of the few ways you can encode to/from Apple ProRes on the Windows platform. More »

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In the midst of some tension and even some quite literal (and legal) contention, Sony’s RED/Alexa-aimed F55 and its less feature-rich sibling the F5 are in-stock at B&H and shipping out order to order. We’ve previously mentioned the comprehensive firmware update timeline released by Sony for the F5/F55 family, which also sees eldest little brother the FS700 rejuvenated with RAW support using Sony’s R5 recorder in July. Meanwhile, Sony is urging F5/F55 owners to update their cameras to firmware release 1.03, a previously unscheduled update which corrects a “black edge on highlights issue” in S-Log2 or HyperGamma modes. More »