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Vegas 5 vs. Chromanator

Posted: Thu, 14th Jul 2005, 3:01am

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Klausky

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How does the chromakey effect of Vegas 5 compare to that of Chromanator?
Posted: Thu, 14th Jul 2005, 6:55am

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No idea, but have you tried Chromy's demo version?

http://fxhome.com/chromanator/downloads.html
Posted: Fri, 15th Jul 2005, 3:13am

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ive never heard of vegas 5 before, although i have chromy.

all i got to say is that it rocks haha
Posted: Fri, 15th Jul 2005, 3:32am

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Chromy beats Vegas 5's chromakey effect to a pulp. Definately get Chromy.
Posted: Fri, 15th Jul 2005, 5:06am

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I've used the demo for chromy ( am soon gonna buy it) and i have vegas 5 so I've used its chromakey function and it is a ton better. Vegas 5 rarely gives you a clean chroma effect, but chromy has so many options it's near impossible to not get a clean chroma effect.
Posted: Fri, 15th Jul 2005, 2:06pm

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Klausky

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thanks
Posted: Fri, 15th Jul 2005, 2:37pm

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Klausky

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wow Chromanator is really amazing
Posted: Fri, 15th Jul 2005, 2:45pm

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i think the only down side is the loss of sound but you can soon put that back. It really is a gem of a product at the price
Posted: Fri, 15th Jul 2005, 2:56pm

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Pooky

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And Chromanator 2 is on the way. Don't ask when it will be released, nobody knows, not even the programmers themselves smile
Posted: Fri, 15th Jul 2005, 2:58pm

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yeah that too, with better integration with effectslab and hopefully sound rendering it will be the total mutts nuts
Posted: Thu, 21st Jul 2005, 8:43pm

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hmm say if i buy chromanator now then i'll get a free update to chromanator 2 like Alam - EL?
Posted: Thu, 21st Jul 2005, 9:24pm

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mattio wrote:

hmm say if i buy chromanator now then i'll get a free update to chromanator 2 like Alam - EL?
No, you won't. I remember a while ago when people thought there was gonna be a free chromy 1 to chromy 2 upgrade, schwar was saying that it would be a totally new program rather than a free upgrade. So I'm gonna guess no.
Posted: Fri, 22nd Jul 2005, 7:38am

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jotoki

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Yeah ben is correct, there will be a paid reduced price upgrade but not a free one. The guys at FXhome have realised that the free upgrade to effectslab has cost them about $100000. It's on a post on here somewhere. It's unlikely to be a free upgrade but i wouldn't wait. There is still more stuff to come with effects lab before it goes gold so i can't seen Chromy 2 being out of r a while. Get Chromy 1 and you'll still save on Chromy 2 but not for free. It's a shame true but the guys are running a business here and when you look at what you get for the money it's a small price to pay
Posted: Fri, 22nd Jul 2005, 7:41am

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I will be glad to pay for another fxhome product.
Posted: Wed, 27th Jul 2005, 2:07pm

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Remco Gerritsen

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Chromy is an amazing program !!! (bought it yesterday)
It's very user-friendly ! (even I get it razz)

The bad bit of it, is that the rendering is not very fast...

Well, but it's still better then Vegas !

As we say it in Holland

Chromy veegt de vloer aan met Vegas
Posted: Sat, 30th Jul 2005, 7:10pm

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I wish CSB would get started on DigiGrade. I've got a horrible feeling they're going to turn around and say they're stopping work on it. Let's hope not!
Posted: Sat, 30th Jul 2005, 9:46pm

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TommyB wrote:

've got a horrible feeling they're going to turn around and say they're stopping work on it. Let's hope not!
They have stopped. But they will continue if.. em... well, it was some good reason.
Posted: Sun, 31st Jul 2005, 1:07am

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Pooky

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They haven't even started yet, and won't unless Chromy 2 and the EffectsLab gold version make big enough of a profit.
Posted: Wed, 14th Sep 2005, 12:33am

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Lithium Kraft

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hmm say if i buy chromanator now then i'll get a free update to chromanator 2 like Alam - EL?
I don't think it was free. It was discounted though.