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Help Article Archive: The articles below were written circa 1999 thru 2002.
Some of them are still relevant today, others may be a bit dated.
Some, such as the Avid article and general sound articles,
remain useful as they are still relevant today.

Helpful articles and important tips!

Andy's Article Links

Reprints of articles by Andy Somers

Articles on the Avid:

Dealing with Avid change notes

Some general sound articles:

What's a few perfs between friends?

The secret life of audio crossfades.

PDF Documents

Suitable for printing, framing, wrapping fish and lining birdcages...

Andy's List of Useful Pulldown numbers and PAL/NTSC conversion numbers - a must have!

The articles below may not be particularly relevant to today's technology.
They are here for historical reference.

For DV filmmakers, these DV tips are a must read!

Andy's DV Tip #1 covering tape stock

Andy's DV Tip#2 covering aspect ratio

Andy's DV Tip #3 covering PAL and NTSC options

While the Final Cut Pro tips below relate to version 1.2.5, they still have useful information in them.

Using Final Cut Pro without getting bit.

How we shot in PAL DV, cut in FCP and ended on film.

Using Quicktime Video with Pro Tools

ProTools #1: Using Quicktime Video with ProTools

ProTools #2: Using Quicktime Video with ProTools

ProTools #3: Using Quicktime Video with ProTools

ProTools #4: Using QT video with low end ProTools systems.

More links coming soon!

Other Useful Links

Adam Wilt's pages of VERY useful information!

More outside links will go here soon!



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