Rich Young

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Rich Young is a long-time After Effects user from the San Francisco Bay Area. His After Effects and Premiere Pro round-ups provide viewers with an easy-to-digest summary of developments. He also supplies info and links for tutorials that allow users to do things in After Effects they thought were possible but weren’t sure.

Bluetooth headphones: battery life trumps sound quality

Bluetooth headphones: battery life trumps sound quality

The powers that be seem to want everyone to use Bluetooth headphones, and they may come in handy for users of any number of combination of devices. Unfortunately, there are…

Holiday Deal: 40% off Red Giant plug-ins

Holiday Deal: 40% off Red Giant plug-ins

The Red Giant Annual Blowout Sale returns on December 6th, 2016. 
Everything in the Red Giant serious toy store is 40% off for 24 hours only. This includes full licenses…

Holiday Deals: JBL LSR305 & Equator Audio D5 Studio Monitors

Holiday Deals: JBL LSR305 & Equator Audio D5 Studio Monitors

There was a deal Black Friday weekend on JBL LSR305 Studio Monitor, a good lower-end 5″ active studio monitor. At most outlets the deal has ended, but Sweetwater…

HitFilm Pro 2017 steps it up

HitFilm Pro 2017 steps it up

FXHOME has released HitFilm Pro 2017,  the latest version of its all‐in‐one video editing and visual effects app. With no subscription fees and a large install base of…

The new Social Publishing panel (beta) in Premiere Pro

The new Social Publishing panel (beta) in Premiere Pro

Adobe thinks that online content creators are spending too much time preparing video for social media channels. Deciding on codecs & various settings, description fields, and tags, and later interpreting…

How far you can lean on stock footage?

How far you can lean on stock footage?

Depth of Field” is a three-part web series that showcases the breadth of the Adobe Stock Film Series collection. The series demonstrates just how far you can lean…

Creative Cloud ‘Next’ at IBC 2016

Creative Cloud ‘Next’ at IBC 2016

Adobe is showing the latest incremental update of its Creative Cloud video and audio tools at the IBC Show 2016 in Amsterdam from September 9-13. Following a major release…

Red Giant Universe 2.0: HUD, mograph, stylized damage & looks, transitions

Red Giant Universe 2.0: HUD, mograph, stylized damage & looks, transitions

Red Giant Universe had been a consistently-updated mix of free and subscription effects for Adobe After Effect, Premiere Pro, and related apps like Hitfilm Pro, Final Cut Pro X…

Creative Cloud video 2015.3 – June 2016 update

Creative Cloud video 2015.3 – June 2016 update

Adobe has released a new version of its Creative Cloud video and audio tools, dubbed Creative Cloud 2015.3 (not Creative Cloud 2016).  Here’s a roundup of summary info…

HitFilm 4 Express: a free editing and 3D compositing app

HitFilm 4 Express: a free editing and 3D compositing app

FXHOME released its free all-in-one video editing and visual effects software HitFilm 4 Express, a product based on Hitfilm Pro 4. Aimed mainly at YouTube creators, this free…