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Monthly Archives: January 2011

InDepth: Choosing a Post Production Codec

One of the most common questions we receive from ClipWrap users is “Which format should I use?” ClipWrap provides users a variety of choices beyond rewrapping. You can choose Apple Intermediate, DV, DVCProHD, HDV, along with a pile of variations on ProRes and Avid DNxHD. So which one is right? Well, that all depends.


SFCutters FCPUG – 1/28/2011 – San Francisco

This friday we’ll be manning a booth at the SFCutters MacWorld FCPUG meeting in San Francisco. Stop by to say hi, get a hands on demo of the newest versions of ClipWrap and ScopeBox. We’ve thrown a copy of both apps into the Raffle at the end of the night, so you might just walk away with a free copy!


Introducing Our Newest Blogger

Starting today, I’ll be sharing this blog with divergent media’s tech support guru, Colin McFadden. I’ve tasked him with trying to dive a bit deeper into common questions we get from users. We’re wrapping up his first few now and I think you’re all in for a treat. We’ll be posting them over the coming days as we finish polishing things. The first installment is a brief overview of the state of h.264 playback on the Mac. You can read the article here.



In Depth: H.264 Decoding on the Mac

“It works for me.” These are the words that strike fear into the hearts of developers and users alike. Months of testing and still a file that opens or plays fine on one computer gives a frustrating error on another. More often than not, in the world of ClipWrap, these issues come down to H.264, the video codec behind AVCHD. In this post, we’re going to look at the current state of H.264 decoding on the Mac.

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