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Pro and Lite products - Which is better?

Posted: Thu, 24th Aug 2006, 1:15am

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Should I get the Effects Lab Pro or the regular effects lab if i am doing small special fx? Im thinking pro for later use but wat is better about it?
Posted: Thu, 24th Aug 2006, 1:19am

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If you look on the product page, on the right there is a list of all the program's features including which ones are exclusive to the pro version.

http://fxhome.com/effectslab/

That should answer your question.
Posted: Thu, 24th Aug 2006, 1:19am

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ok thanks
Posted: Thu, 24th Aug 2006, 1:20am

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but which one should i get?
Posted: Thu, 24th Aug 2006, 1:34am

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Well after looking at the difference between the products, and their price. Which suits your needs/budget the best?
Posted: Thu, 24th Aug 2006, 1:57am

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im thinking of the regular becuase i can basically do every special effect i was looking for. And because i dont see anything special in thye pro one other than the extra things that i dont think i will be using.
Posted: Thu, 24th Aug 2006, 1:12pm

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Try out the demos for both programs and see which one you like the most. They have all the functions (I think) but they output a watermark over rendered footage and if you choose to preview a frame in the highest quality.

Demo downloads for both EffectsLab versions
Posted: Thu, 24th Aug 2006, 1:41pm

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The Pro version is obviously 'better', as it is the standard version with all the features. EffectsLab Lite is a cut down version for entry level users - filmmaking beginners, or those on really, really low budgets.

Both provide the core features - the effects engines - so you should be happy with either. Whether you want the Lite version or the full Pro version will depend primarily on your funds. You can always upgrade at a later date (though in the long term it's always cheaper to buy Pro from the beginning rather than upgrading).