Some thoughts on ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ

Sunday, 13 May 2018

Just before NAB 2018, Apple announced ProRes RAW and ProRes RAW HQ, a new video codec aimed at professionals. ProRes RAW will be useful for storing video direct from camera onto an external recorder, raw workflows and HDR (High Dynamic Range).

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Details on MotionBend 1.6.1

Monday, 29 January 2018

The latest version of MotionBend features additional Rotation Dampening, a number of under the hood performance improvements and easier to access functions in the stand-alone user interface.

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MotionBend Plugin Has Arrived

Monday, 02 October 2017

Running in Apple Final Cut Pro X and Apple Motion, it is now possible to use MotionBend to stabilize video without leaving your editing environment.

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Quality Issues with VR Video

Sunday, 25 June 2017

The majority of VR cameras use more than one sensor and stitch images together to form 360 degree video. Usually we use 4K or HD for standard video which is a much smaller view angle - so VR cameras must be much higher resolution if you want comparable quality.  If you are using a standard video codec then some of the assumptions used by the codec will no longer be strictly accurate. Compression can result in artefacts due to the geometric distortion in the frame.

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Speeding Things Up

Monday, 03 April 2017

In the latest MotionBend 1.5 we have completely rewritten our motion analysis module. So how much faster is the new version ? What factors affect the speed of video post production software ?

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