Banding in video is a problem that has been around for a long time and is difficult to deal with. However we've decided to challenge ourselves and do some tests to see what works and what doesn't. Each stage of the video editing process has its own ways of eliminating / preventing / masking the problem and many video editing apps can assist you with making it less noticeable as well.
Neat Video System Comparison
Wondering whether M1 Max is really worth all that hype? Are there any other mobile workstations that are able to run well with Neat Video and other heavy software? And what about desktops? What do they offer? Lots of questions to be answered.
Optimize Edit Page Performance in DaVinci Resolve
Choppy playback, errors, and even crashes can all be part of everyday life of any DaVinci Resolve user. Learn how to make Resolve more responsive and stable on the Edit page when working on big projects and using heavy effects.
Battling Dust, Scratches and Flicker in Animated Films of Long Ago
Restoring old films is a process that requires time, dedication and skill. If you got the fist two, third one will come as well. Let's start with learning how to remove ugly dust, scratches and flicker from archived video.
Noise profiling: featureless area hunt
Noise reduction depends on the quality of noise profiles, but what does it take to build a perfect noise profile? The main thing is the featureless area that is selected for analysis. The rule sounds simple, but the reality may serve you with a lot of tricky cases. We have put together a number of examples of good and bad areas for profiling.
Resolve, Final Cut and Premiere: M1 vs Intel
New hardware and new performance. Find out how well Resolve, Premiere Pro and Final Cut went through this transition.
Neat Video in Resolve, Part 2: Strategic Caching for Performance
Strategic use of the caching tools built into Resolve is one of the best ways to optimize playback performance during color grading. Nail it and save some valuable time for perfecting the colors.
Neat Video for Final Cut. Second Revision
The long-awaited day has come and Neat Video for Final Cut has added native support for Apple Silicon Macs. It has come out as a completely new plug-in based on the FxPlug4 development toolkit. This new plug-in is called Second Revision (or SR) plug-in and, at this stage, has a status of a beta version.
Neat Video in Resolve: Best Practices For Rec709, Log and Color-Managed Workflows
Both Neat Video and Resolve are amazing software. If you mix them well, your denoising and color grading is going to be even better. Learn how to get the best possible looks and avoid unnecessary lagging and delays when working with Neat Video in DaVinci Resolve.
Optimized performance. Better performance.
Even without upgrading computer you might be able to make Neat Video work faster. Your denoiser can be optimized to your specific hardware and project setting to achieve the best performance possible.
Neat Video and Apple Silicon Macs
Neat Video & Premiere Pro: Order of Effects Matters
In-Cam vs In-Post Noise Reduction
Lots of cameras have some sort of noise reduction these days. Should you leave it switched on? How to get the best possible noise reduction? Find some answers here.
The Way to Smooth Editing in Final Cut Pro
At times Final Cut can become sluggish and updating preview may become super-slow. Luckily there is more than one way you can make Final Cut more responsive. Some simple adjustments can change the way you edit and make the whole process more enjoyable.
Apply Effects to Multiple Clips in After Effects Fast
Adobe After Effects has a few different ways you can apply effects to a number of clips. Depending on your specific style of editing and clips you work on the techniques may differ, but you will definitely find a solution that works for you.
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