DMN Interview: Adobe's Townhill Talks HDV and Premiere Pro

Wavelet compression for HDV editing to be offered free to Premiere Pro 1.5 users TownhillAdobe Premiere Group Product Manager Richard Townhill again talks with DMN's Charlie White, this time in a conversation about the new HDV format and Adobe's plans to support it within Premiere Pro 1.5. Just before this mid-October 2004 interview, Sony had unveiled its new $3700 3-chip 1080i HDV camcorder, and Adobe announced its upcoming support for the new HDV 1080i format, showing its wavelet-based compression technology that it will offer free to Premiere Pro 1.5 users. Also in this wide-ranging discussion, Townhill talks about differences between Premiere Pro 1.5 and Final Cut Pro, and Adobe's ongoing relationship with Canopus. ...Read More

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