IK Multimedia ARC 3 professional acoustic room correction

Version 2.5 of IK’s ACR came with a high-quality MEMS (MicroElectro Mechanical Systems) measurement microphone included and gave very decent results in my room with many, many auditory obstacles. Version 3 plays in a whole different league.… Read More IK Multimedia ARC 3 professional acoustic room correction

NeoFinder 7 is a full-scale macOS Digital Asset Management app

NeoFinder 7 is a cataloguing app for photos and everything else. It finds items incredibly fast and has no trouble creating catalogues containing thousands of files. It has exellent support for EXIF and XMP/IPTC metadata. With a Business User licence, you can actually store your database on a server and access it from multiple Macs that run NeoFinder.… Read More NeoFinder 7 is a full-scale macOS Digital Asset Management app

Put your Mac’s drive in your shirt pocket with the CalDigit Tuff Nano 1TB

CalDigit recently released the second model Tuff Nano, a 1TB version. I got the tomato red one and was curious to see how it would perform in relation to its smaller sibling, the 512GB version. With the Tuff Nano 1TB, you can backup an entire iMac’s built-in Fusion drive and take all that data with… Read More Put your Mac’s drive in your shirt pocket with the CalDigit Tuff Nano 1TB

DxO announces free Webinar Series for April 2020

DxO, one of the most innovative companies in the photography and image editing industry — Photolab being one of my favourite and most powerful editors — will be hosting free webinars throughout the month of April. Simply register to save a seat for one of their many photographic educational webinars and then sit back and enjoy as a number of renowned hosts take you through how to shoot, process and create amazing photographic results.… Read More DxO announces free Webinar Series for April 2020

SARS-CoV-2 vs. technology

The Covid–19 pandemic has hit most European countries, some of them very, very hard. While the Chinese provinces and cities that were the first to succumb to this unforgiving virus are now slowly getting back on their feet, the hot spots are now Italy and Spain, with Germany, France, and countries like Denmark, Belgium, the Netherlands and others following. Only a week ago I saw some British tourists at a beer drinking party in Spain laughing it off. Now Britain is about to become the third hardest hit country.… Read More SARS-CoV-2 vs. technology

Hexeract, a software synth for filmmakers as much as for musicians

I love synthesisers, especially the hybrids that you can create deep rich sounds with based on samples and waveforms like Logic Pro X’s Alchemy. Hexeract is a bit like Alchemy in that it is a very powerful software synth, but it’s much easier and more intuitive to use and allows you to create sounds for any use, such as, of course, music, but also soundscapes, soundtracks and the creation of cinematic atmospheres.… Read More Hexeract, a software synth for filmmakers as much as for musicians