The Tiliam Blog

Musing on technologies for video and cinematography

Stabilizing Captioned Video

Recently there was a nice article on regarding testing stabilization plugins for Apple’s Final Cut Pro X. The videos from that test were published to YouTube so I thought it would be interesting to see how MotionBend’s output compared to the other products - using content thought to be objectively suitable for testing.

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The State of UHDTV

In the last 12 months 4K video has been a hot topic. There are now a range of cameras that can capture professional quality 4K video and there are various 4K monitors and TVs, the majority of which support the 3840×2160 flavor of 4K. You can even capture 4K video on smart phones and compact cameras.

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Testing El Capitan

We’ve been testing MotionBend on MacOS X 10.11 El Capitan. We didn’t expect any problems because we knew we weren’t using any system components that changed with 10.11.

As always, seeing is believing, so here’s a screenshot of MotionBend on El Capitan:

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MotionBend 1.4.3 New Features

In this article we take a quick look at the latest release of MotionBend. Our main goal in this version has been to make MotionBend easier to use.

On first running this version you will notice there is now a huge arrow in the video preview area and some text to guide users to use drag and drop to load clips. Drag and drop was introduced in version 1.3.2.

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