News Archive for Thursday, March 28th, 2013

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(includes some items from Wednesday when I was out.)

Apple ProApps QuickTime Codecs v1.0.2 Update:
(Download page linked.)
"About ProApps QuickTime Codecs v1.0.2
This update adds the following video codecs for use by QuickTime-based applications:
  • Apple Intermediate Codec
  • Apple ProRes
  • AVC-Intra
  • HDV
  • XDCAM HD / EX / HD422
  • Uncompressed 4:2:2
  • XAVC

This update is recommended for all users of Final Cut Pro X, Motion 5, or Compressor 4.

System Requirements:
OS X 10.5.6 or later
QT 7.6 or later"

I don't own them but see below for info on updates to Final Cut Pro X, Motion and Compressor.

Apple/products related News/SW Updates/Tips/Op-Ed: (some from Wed.)

New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Articles: (some from Wed.)

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Recent Articles/Tips/Tweaks/Reviews:
Listing/links of updates to mod/upgrade articles, tips and reviews you may have missed. (Low-Cost Mac Pro Dual 3.2GHz Quad-Core CPU Upgrade, 2012 Mac Mini SSD upgrades, DIY Fusion drives, Low-Cost 2006 Mac Mini CPU Upgrades/unofficial EFI updates, 2012 Mac Mini HDMI video problems/display tips/USB 3.0 interference, mods and more)
Previous Day's News Summary: (no update Wednesday)
    Tuesday March 26th, 2013 News Archive
  • (Early) Mac Mini CPU+SSD+RAM Upgrades (appx $180 total)
  • 50% off sale on Mac BioShock and BioShock 2
  • Plex Media Server and Mac mini DIY Fusion Drive
  • Tip for Mac Mini/iMac SD Card Slot (switch) Problem
  • Review: 4 Bluetooth speakers that fit in your bag
  • Ex-Microsoft COO: Has Apple Lost Its Vision?
  • iPhone on T-Mobile April 12 for $99 Down
  • Why doesn't iCloud 'just work'?
  • New/Updated Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Docs:
    - Boot Camp: FAQ about installing Windows 8
    - OS X: Connecting a Wi-Fi printer to your Wi-Fi network
    - Mac Basics: Printing in OS X Mountain Lion & OS X Lion
    - Final Cut Pro X: How to view progress when sharing files
    - GarageBand for iOS 1.4 or later: "Snap to Grid" unavailable
    - GarageBand for iOS 1.4 or later: May have pops/clicks/dropouts w/Audiobus
    - Software Update Server: Disabling the Apache TRACE method
    - OS X Server: Migrating and copying wiki data from Lion Server
    - OS X Server: Don't log in to the server with a network user's account
    - OS X Server: Saving a certificate ID to keychain doesnt work w/Server services
    - iPhone: About unlocking
    - iPhone: Hardware troubleshooting
    - What to do if your iOS device is lost or stolen

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