Adobe Premiere Pro + Macbook Pro Retina = NO

I’ve discovered that the Mercury Engine used in Adobe Premiere Pro is not compatible with any graphics cards other than those created by Nvidia and ‘some’ ATI cards. Check out this post here:

This means that there is nothing you can do to resolve issues with rendering files in Premiere Pro on any Macbook Pro made after Mid 2013 with a retina display because they all have the Intel Iris 1024mb graphics card built into them.

Now I’m going to download a trial of Final Cut Pro X to see whether they have really worked over Final Cut and it is compatible with my graphics card so that I can preview edits.

Stay tuned.

Drift Ghost-S and Adobe Premiere Pro CS6

It's a bit flat around the village of Avoriaz
It’s a bit flat around the village of Avoriaz

This weekend I spent some time learning how to produce video with Adobe Premiere Pro CS6. In particular, developing a good workflow, basic structure of a film project and how to work with footage taken off the Drift Ghost S which I but just a few days prior to a trip snowboarding in Avoriaz last month. Here’s what I’ve learnt. Continue reading “Drift Ghost-S and Adobe Premiere Pro CS6”