Does the Canon 1D X sharpen as well as the 5D Mark III? Plus bonus 1D Mk IV comparison

1D X - sharpen in post

Battle of the flagships

We had a small glimpse at what the 1D X was capable of last week. Now Associated Press shooter Ivan Sekretarev has very kindly provided his raw test clips to EOSHD. Here’s my view on them…

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MacBook Pro editors rejoice – new Premiere Pro CS6 supports OpenCL for renderless timeline not just NVidia CUDA!

Premiere CS6

One of the biggest changes to Premiere Pro in the new version is a renderless timeline which supports OpenCL capable graphics cards. Previously Adobe only supported NVidia’s CUDA standard for GPU acceleration. Mac users with ATI cards missed out on the huge performance gains from a GPU accelerated video editing package.

Previously even MacBook Pro users with high end (for the time) CUDA capable NVidia graphics found themselves without quite enough video RAM and in need of a hack to get it to work.

That has all changed with CS6.

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Premiere Pro sales up 45% due to FCPX exodus

Adobe Premiere Pro

Above: the old Premiere logo. Adobe’s prancing horse to Apple’s donkey.

Final Cut Pro X has been sitting on my machine alongside Premiere Pro CS5.5 and Final Cut Pro 7 since its release a few months ago, and after the initial week of getting to know it I haven’t used it once.

It’s a dead duck.

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