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djay Pro could be the iPad Pro’s first killer music and VJ app

Tablets and laptops, cars and trucks, iPads and MacBooks and Surface and things that have “Pro” at the end of them and don’t… enough. Let’s ask a simpler question. What would be a music app that would make you want an iPad Pro? Well, the first potential answer is djay Pro. It’s a new version of a disruptive DJ app, for starters – that will be of interest to anyone with an iPad. But it also includes a design that’s tailored to the new powers Apple has added to the iPad Pro. And whether you want either Apple’s tablet or …

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Apple is Still Going Pro, from Hardware to Pro App Updates [Editorial]

There’s an oft-repeated conventional wisdom about Apple that I think is just plain wrong, and it goes something like this: The success of the iPhone and iPad means that Apple is now a consumer company, and doesn’t care about pros. Now, let’s parse the above statement and say Apple sometimes makes decisions pro audiences don’t like. Well, that’s certainly true; it just happened to be true prior to the success of iOS. It’s time to face this question again, partly because of the widely-noticed demise of Apple’s Aperture for pro photography workflows, but also because of significant and under-appreciated updates …

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Apple's Final Cut Pro X 10.1 Update is Huge News, From 4K Wonders to Fewer Headaches

All of Apple’s pro apps get updates this week. Compressor adds GPU optimizations; Motion does hardware H.264 encoding and adds 4K export. But Final Cut Pro X 10.1 is the big news. It’s finally the payoff of the painful transition to the X generation. At the same time, combined with a steady parade of updates Apple has delivered since FCP X’s launch, 10.1 relieves a lot of the pain of migrating to X. Because the news of 10.1 coincides with the Mac Pro, you’ve probably already heard about 4K video monitoring with Thunderbolt 2, or the playback and rendering optimizations …

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Apple’s Final Cut Pro X 10.1 Update is Huge News, From 4K Wonders to Fewer Headaches

All of Apple’s pro apps get updates this week. Compressor adds GPU optimizations; Motion does hardware H.264 encoding and adds 4K export. But Final Cut Pro X 10.1 is the big news. It’s finally the payoff of the painful transition to the X generation. At the same time, combined with a steady parade of updates Apple has delivered since FCP X’s launch, 10.1 relieves a lot of the pain of migrating to X. Because the news of 10.1 coincides with the Mac Pro, you’ve probably already heard about 4K video monitoring with Thunderbolt 2, or the playback and rendering optimizations …

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Red One Cameras in the wild, first stills and more.

” Mike from HD for Indies with the Red One overlooking New York City The Red camera is in the wild, and apparently the revolution wont be televised, it will be filmed, at 4096×2048 @ 24FPS. Here is a quick link roundup from the interwebs. FX Guides Red One launch coverage 4K stills and video from HD4NDS – with stuntcars! Extended 4K stills Gallery – HD4NDS 3D stereoscopic tapeless workflow at 4K with Red One – Studio Daily I downloaded a few of the 4K still frames. They weigh in at 48MB uncompressed tiffs, and the result is astounding. Ive …

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