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Yes, Quicktime Pro will give you brightness,... 4,492 Views / 1 Replies  
Yes, Quicktime Pro will give you brightness, contrast, saturation and tint controls in the A/V window.
Posted by wulf, on Jun 14, 2011 at 04:20 AM, in Applications
Final Cut Pro is not supported by Rosetta... 995 Views / 7 Replies  
Final Cut Pro is not supported by Rosetta (http://www.apple.com/rosetta/), so it will not run on Intel machines by default.

The first Universal Binary...
Posted by wulf, on Oct 2, 2009 at 04:46 AM, in Mac Desktops
Gosh people really never get tired of posting... 5,258 Views / 113 Replies  
Gosh people really never get tired of posting asinine nonsense on these boards do they? So iTunes 9 is an "Epic Fail" because they changed the default minimise behaviour (so that it is actually more...
Posted by wulf, on Sep 10, 2009 at 05:26 AM, in Applications
This became a bit of a bugbear for me, having... 1,909 Views / 9 Replies  
This became a bit of a bugbear for me, having initially been a bit dubious about in-ear phones, and after trying a few cheaper alternatives I went for the Etymotic hf2...
Posted by wulf, on Sep 5, 2009 at 12:15 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Absolutely top of my wishlist is a much improved... 7,679 Views / 119 Replies  
Absolutely top of my wishlist is a much improved notification system - I'm guessing it won't come until iPhone OS 4 though.

The current modal notification system already seems dated and does not...
Posted by wulf, on Sep 5, 2009 at 11:22 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Poll: My C2D Macbook (bought Nov 2007) has just cracked... 25,046 Views / 42 Replies  
My C2D Macbook (bought Nov 2007) has just cracked - just like l008com's.

It must have been yesterday, though I didn't notice when it happened. Very infuriating.

I read in the other thread that...
Posted by wulf, on Jul 1, 2008 at 07:38 AM, in Mac Notebooks
There is just no reasoning that would make sense... 508 Views / 3 Replies  
There is just no reasoning that would make sense of the idea of Apple selling off its pro apps - it's literally nonsense.

Even Cringely's notion...
Posted by wulf, on May 6, 2008 at 09:23 AM, in Applications
The Momentus is a good drive, I had one (well two... 996 Views / 13 Replies  
The Momentus is a good drive, I had one (well two actually) of the 120GBs.

After reviewing BareFeats (http://www.barefeats.com/hard96.html) I decided to go for the Hitachi Travelstar 7K200. It was...
Posted by wulf, on Apr 22, 2008 at 06:27 AM, in Mac Notebooks
Correct me if I'm wrong (quite often the case!)... 1,214 Views / 18 Replies  
Correct me if I'm wrong (quite often the case!) but I'm pretty sure it's not recommended to run more than one client per (physical) processor, i.e. run two clients on your Mac Pro. That's not to say...
Posted by wulf, on Feb 23, 2008 at 02:03 PM, in Team MacNN
Teamstats URL redirecting to another site..? 434 Views / 3 Replies  
Hello,

Apologies if I've missed something obvious here, but when I go to teamstats.macnn.com, it appears to be pointing to chrisc16.dyndns.org (aka torak.net)

Either my DNS has gone screwy, or...
Posted by wulf, on Feb 4, 2008 at 09:08 AM, in Team MacNN
FCP runs very capably on a MacBook. The main... 1,040 Views / 14 Replies  
FCP runs very capably on a MacBook. The main advantages of the MBP for editing are the larger screen and Firewire 800. Graphics card doesn't make any difference for FCP.

Now Motion on the other...
Posted by wulf, on Nov 7, 2007 at 06:44 PM, in Mac Notebooks
If they're releasing a new case design, I'm... 7,069 Views / 140 Replies  
If they're releasing a new case design, I'm willing to bet they'll keep it for the MacWorld Stevenote. Especially if it's the much-rumored "SlimBook".

On the other hand, I've just been offered a...
Posted by wulf, on Oct 31, 2007 at 08:13 AM, in Mac Notebooks
What 'Fad said - not sure what the problem is. ... 2,958 Views / 69 Replies  
What 'Fad said - not sure what the problem is.

I mean, it's not as pretty as the front, but hey, it's POS design (that's Point Of Sale, not the other one ;)) so I would expect some marketing of...
Posted by wulf, on Oct 31, 2007 at 05:42 AM, in macOS
I take it as a good sign really :) After all... 2,958 Views / 69 Replies  
I take it as a good sign really :)

After all we're Mac users, we have to moan about something. But if the worst thing for some people is the packaging, then Apple must be doing something right.
Posted by wulf, on Oct 30, 2007 at 08:14 AM, in macOS
Can you post a pic? I love the design of the... 2,958 Views / 69 Replies  
Can you post a pic?

I love the design of the UK box - which AFAIK is the same as the US.
Posted by wulf, on Oct 30, 2007 at 07:43 AM, in macOS
OT: I don't know if it's been established why... 2,958 Views / 69 Replies  
OT: I don't know if it's been established why Apple dropped the rounded corners on the menu bar. My only guess is that with Boot Camp, people might be more likely to notice burn-in of the rounded...
Posted by wulf, on Oct 29, 2007 at 12:19 PM, in macOS
Yes, I think that the new GUI look is, on the... 2,958 Views / 69 Replies  
Yes, I think that the new GUI look is, on the whole, what a lot of people have been after since... 10.2? 10.0?

It works for me anyway. I'm an editor now, used to be a designer. If you look at the...
Posted by wulf, on Oct 29, 2007 at 11:43 AM, in macOS
All the apps will install. Motion runs, but... 558 Views / 3 Replies  
All the apps will install.

Motion runs, but can exhibit unexpected behaviour because (AFAIK) the integrated graphics don't support floating-point. I think this, and amount of VRAM, are the main...
Posted by wulf, on Sep 10, 2007 at 11:48 AM, in Mac Notebooks
I haven't tried it yet, but I guess Acorn... 374 Views / 7 Replies  
I haven't tried it yet, but I guess Acorn (http://flyingmeat.com/acorn/) is the new kid on the image-editing blockā€¦
Posted by wulf, on Sep 10, 2007 at 11:35 AM, in Applications
In fact, Final Cut Studio 2 will still install on... 5,530 Views / 32 Replies  
In fact, Final Cut Studio 2 will still install on G4s. You can't use all the features, but it works.

The system reqs for iMovie '08 do seem pretty steep by comparison.
Posted by wulf, on Aug 21, 2007 at 09:17 AM, in Applications
Win XP/IE6 downloaded attachments just fine for... 1,886 Views / 52 Replies  
Win XP/IE6 downloaded attachments just fine for me. It did do a page redraw - not sure if it was actually reloading the page though - but yes, that does look a bit ugly.

Appleman, just wondering...
Posted by wulf, on Aug 21, 2007 at 05:38 AM, in macOS
Just aesthetically really :) Obviously... 1,886 Views / 52 Replies  
Just aesthetically really :)

Obviously Google has a very stripped-down design aesthetic anyway. I suppose what I like most is just having a view window (which is by no means unique to .mac).

Of...
Posted by wulf, on Aug 20, 2007 at 12:09 PM, in macOS
That seems a little harsh, no? I'll readily admit... 1,886 Views / 52 Replies  
That seems a little harsh, no? I'll readily admit I'm not an expert on the various webmail services out there, and, sure, it would be nice if .mac webmail had more whizzy, slidey, fading things. But...
Posted by wulf, on Aug 20, 2007 at 10:51 AM, in macOS
I think the thing about the Mighty Mouse is it... 890 Views / 20 Replies  
I think the thing about the Mighty Mouse is it works well, if you hold, or use, your mouse in a particular way. If you don't happen to fall in that camp, then it sucks and will never feel ergonomic....
Posted by wulf, on Aug 17, 2007 at 11:23 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I'm assuming (I know, never assume) that voicebox... 492 Views / 7 Replies  
I'm assuming (I know, never assume) that voicebox is acknowledging that one can't boot up a PPC from an Intel install, or vice-versa.

Although the disk format is HFS+, OS X prefers to use a...
Posted by wulf, on Aug 12, 2007 at 05:35 AM, in macOS
The only other new thing I've seen is "Personal... 1,886 Views / 52 Replies  
The only other new thing I've seen is "Personal Domains", on the account page:
Posted by wulf, on Aug 8, 2007 at 04:08 AM, in macOS
.mac has been upgraded to 10 GB storage. I... 1,886 Views / 52 Replies  
.mac has been upgraded to 10 GB storage. I haven't noticed any other changes.
Posted by wulf, on Aug 7, 2007 at 03:01 PM, in macOS
AFAIK (and please correct me if I'm wrong) O2 has... 560 Views / 9 Replies  
AFAIK (and please correct me if I'm wrong) O2 has some of the most expensive data plans and do not have EDGE on their network. If the iPhone is launched here without 3G, and with no EDGE, the user...
Posted by wulf, on Jul 5, 2007 at 05:02 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
red rocket's covered it I think ;) You can... 1,371 Views / 6 Replies  
red rocket's covered it I think ;)

You can crop & scale in iPhoto, and I second the recommendation for Graphic Converter, which is excellent for all sorts of graphic manipulations if you don't...
Posted by wulf, on May 3, 2007 at 09:07 AM, in Applications
Are you actually trying to distort your image... 1,371 Views / 6 Replies  
Are you actually trying to distort your image when you resize it?

iPhoto will make your export size 128x176 because it won't let you distort the 3x2 image into a square. If you actually want to...
Posted by wulf, on May 3, 2007 at 06:42 AM, in Applications
I signed up with legacyb4's link. Anyone else... 1,836 Views / 23 Replies  
I signed up with legacyb4's link. Anyone else want free backup? ;)
Posted by wulf, on May 2, 2007 at 11:23 AM, in Applications
If you're using Final Cut Pro HD - that is... 921 Views / 7 Replies  
If you're using Final Cut Pro HD - that is version 4.5 - you're out of luck, because it's not compatible with HDV. You'll need FCP v5.0 or above.
Posted by wulf, on Apr 26, 2007 at 12:28 PM, in Mac Desktops
Poll: wot no UNO? ;) 1,024 Views / 7 Replies  
wot no UNO? ;)
Posted by wulf, on Jan 15, 2007 at 06:35 PM, in GUI Customization
solofx asked: "what encoding format is best if I... 1,249 Views / 25 Replies  
solofx asked: "what encoding format is best if I want to lose the least quality?" And the topic subject specifies "between AAC, MP3, Lossless?".

Therefore the answer is: encode in Lossless.

I...
Posted by wulf, on Jan 8, 2007 at 06:50 PM, in Applications
Have you got the latest version... 564 Views / 3 Replies  
Have you got the latest version (http://www.xtorrent.com/)?
Posted by wulf, on Dec 20, 2006 at 09:47 PM, in Applications
Well, see my post above this one. It has... 1,554 Views / 19 Replies  
Well, see my post above this one. It has certainly been worth it for me to run FCP on my MacBook, I've earned more than it cost me with the two little projects I've cut on it.

I think the thing...
Posted by wulf, on Dec 15, 2006 at 08:20 PM, in Mac Notebooks
It's not supported, but on the whole the Final... 1,554 Views / 19 Replies  
It's not supported, but on the whole the Final Cut Studio suite runs pretty well, considering.

FCP is just fine, obviously it's preferable to be plugged in to an external display if editing for...
Posted by wulf, on Dec 15, 2006 at 08:10 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Without trying to trade punches (it's late and I... 2,842 Views / 43 Replies  
Without trying to trade punches (it's late and I don't have the energy), I feel it's worth adding a couple of points:

The glossy screens have a much tighter (smaller) angle of view for optimum...
Posted by wulf, on Dec 15, 2006 at 07:28 PM, in Mac Notebooks
I have an original MacBook and I'm still... 1,554 Views / 19 Replies  
I have an original MacBook and I'm still ludicrously happy with it. The new ones are even better value.

I've had precisely one Random Shutdown in the five + months I've been using it, which I...
Posted by wulf, on Dec 8, 2006 at 01:08 PM, in Mac Notebooks
DVDxDV (http://www.dvdxdv.com/) is very... 4,292 Views / 2 Replies  
DVDxDV (http://www.dvdxdv.com/) is very straightforward to use, but costs $25. It can export to DV or unompressed if you need to do further editing in FCP.

ffmpegx (http://www.ffmpegx.com/) is a...
Posted by wulf, on Dec 8, 2006 at 10:28 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
DVI (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dvi) is a... 2,320 Views / 10 Replies  
DVI (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dvi) is a digital interface, primarily for computer displays. Basically it is used to attach external displays (monitors) to computers.

You need roughly 1GB per...
Posted by wulf, on Dec 3, 2006 at 11:13 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I suspect that your captures from your Sony... 2,320 Views / 10 Replies  
I suspect that your captures from your Sony camera have worked fine and what you are seeing are interlace artefacts, which are totally normal. These occur because of the difference between standard...
Posted by wulf, on Dec 3, 2006 at 07:37 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Seems to me that even if you hate the Mighty... 9,300 Views / 132 Replies  
Seems to me that even if you hate the Mighty Mouse it's clearly more ergonomic and functional than the Puck. I can't imagine anyone preferring the Puck over the MM, but many would prefer the MM to...
Posted by wulf, on Dec 3, 2006 at 07:18 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
This is just nonsense. Basic gaming is just fine... 27,752 Views / 55 Replies  
This is just nonsense. Basic gaming is just fine on, say, a MacBook, it just can't run decent 3D games. Photoshop also is fine, it suffers from running under Rosetta, but the graphics card is not an...
Posted by wulf, on Nov 22, 2006 at 07:39 PM, in Mac Desktops
Just wanted to add: though I know not everyone... 547 Views / 5 Replies  
Just wanted to add: though I know not everyone likes the Apple Mighty Mouse, I've found the scroll ball invaluable in Final Cut and other timeline based apps, as it allows scolling left to right...
Posted by wulf, on Nov 21, 2006 at 03:16 PM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
Would they be the "stolen" songs that Universal... 830 Views / 7 Replies  
Would they be the "stolen" songs that Universal has graciously allowed Zune users to keep?

Or are they the "PlaysForSure" songs that Microsoft has ensured Won'tPlayAtAll on the Zune?

:stick:
Posted by wulf, on Nov 14, 2006 at 02:10 PM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
Handbrake isn't really suitable, as it exports... 1,487 Views / 3 Replies  
Handbrake isn't really suitable, as it exports varieties of MPEG-4 (mp4, h264) which Final Cut Pro doesn't edit natively. What you'll probably want to do (I'm assuming) is export your clips in DV...
Posted by wulf, on Nov 14, 2006 at 01:05 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
You should be able to do this easily with MPEG... 2,092 Views / 1 Replies  
You should be able to do this easily with MPEG Streamclip (http://www.squared5.com/svideo/mpeg-streamclip-mac.html). Export to DV format and you'll be good to go in iMovie.
Posted by wulf, on Nov 10, 2006 at 03:33 AM, in Art & Graphic Design
Seems like a bit of a moot point given that all... 1,052 Views / 4 Replies  
Seems like a bit of a moot point given that all computer displays are inherently inaccurate for video colour anyway.

I mean, of course the MBP is a better machine, but I wouldn't colour correct on...
Posted by wulf, on Nov 9, 2006 at 07:03 PM, in Art & Graphic Design
Well, yes, real-time previewing is lousy. On the... 798 Views / 8 Replies  
Well, yes, real-time previewing is lousy. On the other hand renders aren't too slow with Intel chips. Of course if you're doing heavy Motion work the MacBook is a poor choice, but I've used mine a...
Posted by wulf, on Nov 9, 2006 at 03:37 PM, in Mac Notebooks
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