Rich Young

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.

Squash & Stretch: a Free and Pro keyframe assistant

Squash & Stretch: a Free and Pro keyframe assistant

Squash & Stretch is a smart keyframe assistant extension for Adobe After Effects from Mamoworld, and comes in a Free version and a $99 Pro version. It enables you to…

HP ZBook x2: a tablet workstation

HP ZBook x2: a tablet workstation

Today at Adobe MAX in Las Vegas, Hewlett-Packard announced the HP ZBook x2, a “detachable PC” tablet more powerful than Microsoft’s Surface Pro that uses…

Adobe Video at IBC 2017

Adobe Video at IBC 2017

Adobe has revealed enhancements to their Creative Cloud video tools and services at IBC 2017. From September 15-19, Adobe is showing their latest updates in virtual reality (VR)/360…

Using ‘Synchronize’ in Premiere Pro

Using ‘Synchronize’ in Premiere Pro

The Synchronize command in Adobe Premiere Pro won’t fix audio and video out-of-sync within a video file (retiming is required for that, mostly), but it will automate…

Adobe acquires 360 video and VR tools by Mettle

Adobe acquires 360 video and VR tools by Mettle

Following the recent important Creative Cloud dot updates (Premiere, After Effects), Adobe adds good news in 360 video and VR with its acquisition of all SkyBox technology from Mettle, a…

HitFilm Express 2017

HitFilm Express 2017

FXHOME released its free all-in-one video editing and visual effects software HitFilm Express 2017, a subset of HitFilm Pro 2017, the inexpensive yet capable and comprehensive video app…

Adobe’s new video series on making movies

Adobe’s new video series on making movies

Adobe has been stretching out with new content for Creative Cloud video editing and motion design in the last several months, and is now offering a new 6-part &#8220…

Make the Cut: $25K remix contest with Premiere Pro & Imagine Dragons

Make the Cut: $25K remix contest with Premiere Pro & Imagine Dragons

The band Imagine Dragons has teamed up with Adobe to give videoheads a chance to co-create a music video at Make the Cut. In an industry first, Imagine Dragons…

‘Rebellion’ tutorials for free HitFilm 4 Express

‘Rebellion’ tutorials for free HitFilm 4 Express

FXHOME has launched their Star Wars-style fan film project, Rebellion, to familiarize people wih HitFilm 4 Express, a free app offering basic features of their main app HitFilm Pro…

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…