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alamdv1

Posted: Wed, 10th Mar 2004, 3:30am

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Mason

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i know that you guys dont support it anymore, but does anyone know of a website where i could download alamdv1? i want to make lightsaber effects and it is a pain in the neck in a premiere filmstrip (i have sat there and drawn many, many many white lines on countless tiny pictures joined together already). if not, is there an easy 2 click way to do it?

thanks
Posted: Wed, 10th Mar 2004, 3:38am

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Brettsta

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Um, if you had alamdv 1 i believe u get a free upgrade to version 2!
Posted: Wed, 10th Mar 2004, 3:38am

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Forgive me if this is a dumb question, but can't you use Alamdv2? If you want the original layout from version1, you can do that in version2. Just select an effect, and change the interface to Alamdv1.
Posted: Wed, 10th Mar 2004, 3:40am

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Mason

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i want to make lightsabers where i click the base, then the tip, and then its done. with alamdv2's method i always fudge it up and make the sabers too thick
Posted: Wed, 10th Mar 2004, 3:42am

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Brettsta

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Use the alam dv 1 interface to do it... In alamdv2
Posted: Wed, 10th Mar 2004, 3:56am

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BackOfTheHearse

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No, he wants the two-click versus the four-click.
Posted: Wed, 10th Mar 2004, 3:58am

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Brettsta

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Two click isnt accurate though.
Posted: Wed, 10th Mar 2004, 4:01am

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BackOfTheHearse

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Didn't say it was accurate, just said it's what he wants wink

But regardless... Mason, he's right... Two-point isn't accurate enough, and your sabers will look all the better if you take the time for the accurate four-point method.
Posted: Wed, 10th Mar 2004, 7:10am

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like nitro said, it isn't accurate with the two-point method. Download the AlamDV2 demo and try it out.

Good Luck!
Posted: Wed, 10th Mar 2004, 7:51am

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Mason

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it amazes me how ignorant some people are! i am a gold member--i own alamdv2. i just wanted to know if there is a way that i can make good lightsabers in a two click interface, if not in adv2 then where?

Mason
Posted: Wed, 10th Mar 2004, 10:55am

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Mellifluous

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Try it & see in AlamDV 1 mode in AlamDV2. But I doubt if there are any other programs out there that allow you to apply lightsabers as easily as AlamDV2, even in 4 click mode.

The other ways are time consuming, such as in Photoshop (painting over each frame) or in After Effects (which gives more superior results but takes a heck of a lot more time).
Posted: Wed, 10th Mar 2004, 10:59am

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Xcession

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If you fudge it up in 4-click mode, how about you practice some more?

Or is that a stupid suggestion?