Elgato Turbo.264 HD Giveaway

Want a free copy of Elgato’s Turbo.264 HD video conversion software for Macs?

This basically converts any video files you can throw at it into iPod/iPad-friendly files, syncs them to iTunes and/or uploads them to YouTube.

How do you get a chance to win a copy?

Just comment below.

Make sure you put your email address in the “email” box (not in the comment body) so I can contact you to let you know that you won.  I’ll pick one random winner after midnight on Wed, Sept. 7, 2011 when the giveaway ends.

I’ll provide the winner with a link to download the software and a full license code provided by the fine folks at Elgato.

Good luck.

Elgato Turbo.264 HD Review

Alright, so you’ve shot some great home movies on your DSLR or camcorder. Next comes the part nobody looks forward to. Getting your media off the camera, onto your devices and onto YouTube.What if there was a program that did all of that for you?

Well, Elgato has released a new program which does this with simplicity, elegance, and most importantly . . . speed.  The new Turbo.264 HD will not just convert your videos but it will sync them with iTunes and upload them to YouTube. [Read more…]

Canon Plug-in-E1 for Final Cut Pro Ver. 1.2 Now Available

Canon 1D Mark IV

Version 1.2 of the Canon E1 plug-in for Final Cut Pro is available for download now.  The new version allows you to import files without the need to maintain the CF card folder structure.  It’s designed to work with the Canon 5D Mark II, 7D, 1D Mark IV and 60D.  I’ve heard unconfirmed reports that the new version will work with the Canon Rebel series DSLRs but nothing for certain yet.  For more details, see the original post here.

You can download it on product pages for Canon DSLRs.  Here’s a direct link to the 5D Mark II Drivers & Software page.  Just select Mac OS X as your OS and then choose the download link for the plug-in.