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Using External PCIe Video Card in Thunderbolt Case with MacBook Pro
Andrew sent notes on a Nvidia GT740 in a Thunderbolt PCIe Chassis with his MacBook Pro. Includes info on mods and internal display/external display performance tests of internal GPU vs Thunderbolt cased Nvidia GT740 card in Cinebench and Games.
Apple Pro Video Formats (codecs) 2.0.3 (info/download installer)
Download page linked. No system requirements listed on D/L page.
(Info is same as v2.0.1 and 2.0.2 but assume codecs or installer updated.)
About Pro Video Formats 2.0.3 (4.2 MB)
This update includes support for the following professional video codecs:
  • Apple Intermediate Codec
  • Apple ProRes
  • AVC-Intra
  • HDV
  • XDCAM EX / HD / HD422
  • Uncompressed 4:2:2

This update also adds the following MXF support:

  • Native import, edit, and share of MXF files with Final Cut Pro X & Motion
  • MXF share presets for Compressor
  • MXF OP1a export

  • Apple/Products related News, Updates, Tips, PR:
    (Sept 20th/21st) Apple Support/How-To/Troubleshooting Article Updates: (later first)

    (Topic-based page of How-To, Troubleshooting & Tips for Mac/OS X/iOS Users.)

    Recent Updates, Tips, DIY Upgrades and Repairs:
    List of Updates, DIY Upgrades, Repair Articles, Tips and more you may have missed. (Topics range from OS/software updates and troubleshooting, to hardware upgrades and repairs.)

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    Previous News Archive Summary:
      September 18th, 2015 News Archive
    • 27in Late 2009 iMac Radeon Video Card Repair (GPU cracked solder joints)
    • Reminder on EyeTV Hybrid USB TV Tuner DIY repair (reflow solder joints)
    • Notes on iOS 9 upgrade syncing after upgrade via WiFI vs iTunes connected
    • Apple's OS X Server forum has several tips on OS X Server 5.0.3 update
    • Company of Heroes 2 for OS X Yosemite at mac app store
    • Micro Snitch 1.1.1 release notes
    • Apple Support Article Updates:
      - Apple posts how to fix Slide to Upgrade screen problem with iOS 9
      - Notes on iOS 9 User replies to above Apple tip (problem and workaround)
      - About encrypted backups in iTunes

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