In the latest MotionBend 1.5 we have completely rewritten our motion analysis module. The basic method is more or less the same but we have switched to newer, faster techniques; we have investigated and implemented several speed ups in areas that are traditionally slow; we have optimized code, made short cuts, streamlined data flow and we’ve improved our formats for faster data access.
Recently there was a nice article on FCP.co regarding testing stabilization plugins for Apple’s Final Cut Pro X. The videos from that test were published to YouTube so I thought it would be interesting to see how MotionBend’s output compared to the other products - using content thought to be objectively suitable for testing.
In the last 12 months 4K video has been a hot topic. There are now a range of cameras that can capture professional quality 4K video and there are various 4K monitors and TVs, the majority of which support the 3840×2160 flavor of 4K. You can even capture 4K video on smart phones and compact cameras.