Qmaster Distributed Encoding on an XSAN

June 20, 2011Blog, Tips

A lot of people have set up their systems to utilize compressor’s Qmaster feature on their own system in order to use all available processor cores when encoding videos. But what if you have multiple machines with access to file-level shared storage, like XSAN.   All client computers can have access and write access to … Read More

Composite Modes in Final Cut Pro

June 1, 2011Blog, Tips

Working with Composite Modes Final Cut Pro composite modes determine how the brightness and color of one clip visually interact with those of another clip layered beneath it in a sequence. When you edit a clip into your sequence, it defaults to the Normal composite mode, meaning that it is a completely opaque layer that does not … Read More