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Q:If FX Lab is £89 and Comp Lab £89, why is studio £299?

Posted: Sun, 9th Jul 2006, 6:51pm

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marcus u

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in the full studio package for?

Full Studio = £299

FxLab+CompositeLab=£180 combined,

What does the extra £120 get you?

Thanks,
~Marcus:)
Posted: Sun, 9th Jul 2006, 6:58pm

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Arktic

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You get the ease of use/better workflow (for example, if I want to add muzzleflashes to a composite/greenscreen shot, I simply have ONE project, rather than having to key out the background, render out the project, and then import, add the muzzleflash and re-render).

There's also several exclusive filters that you'll only find in VisionLab - you can also be sure of having access to any new technologies and features, which might not necessarily end up in the Lite and Pro products.

But as well as this, the main advantage (and the reason for the price difference) is that Vision Lab comes with a commercial license. This means that if you distribute something you've created with Vlab, you do not need to include a credit for FXh, unlike if it was made with Effects Lab or Composite Lab. There are some scenarios where you simply couldn't include a credit (e.g. in a music video or advert), and so the commercial license comes in very handy in these situations.

I hope this clears things up smile

Cheers,
Arktic.
Posted: Tue, 11th Jul 2006, 5:03pm

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destron

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by the way, aren't the effectslab and compositelab products actually $150 or so each? i think you might have mistaken the pound sign for a dollar sign.
Posted: Tue, 11th Jul 2006, 8:21pm

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Serpent

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No, he used the pound sign. He didn't confuse it with anything.
Posted: Tue, 11th Jul 2006, 8:38pm

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destron

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actually, he changed it. i posted that before he did.