Adobe teases Prelude at the San Francisco Supermeet, FCPUG changes its name

The Editblog on PVC by Scott Simmons

The Adobe sneak looks intriguing. Makes me excited for CS6.

From the looks of Twitter last night there were a couple of surprises at the Friday evening’s San Francisco Supermeet. First bit of news I saw was that Final Cut Pro User Group (FCPUG) has decided to drop the Final Cut Pro designation from their name to become the Creative Pro User Group. Second was a sneak peek from Adobe about a new application called Prelude.

A new name for the FCPUGs

Now the gut reaction to the Creative Pro User Group name would be that this is a result of Final Cut Pro X and its rather chilly reception from the creative pro community. That’s probably overstating it a bit as it’s more of a focus on the direction the group has taken over the years by focusing on tools other than just Final Cut Pro. We’ve seen everyone on a SuperMeet stage from Avid to Adobe to Autodesk for the last few years. In fact there’s been more As on-stage other than Apple for quite a while. The LAFCPUG website hasn’t updated to reflect the name change as of this writing but the BOSCPUG has.

Adobe Prelude

The other big surprise was a new application that was teased by Adobe called Prelude. I don’t know much about it other than what I saw via Twitter but it looks to be logging, annotating, transcoding and exporting tool. read more...

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