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Smooth edges in masking

Should I get VisionLab or CompositeLab next?

VisionLab43%[ 3 ]
CompositeLab57%[ 4 ]

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Posted: Thu, 5th Apr 2007, 4:02pm

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Chinook

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Hi, anyone know if there is possible to get smooth edges in the mask layer on EffectsLab Lite? - problem solved.

Thanks.


By the way, I'm planning to purchase my next product from FXhome. What shall I purchase? Is VisionLab worth the little extra?

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Posted: Thu, 5th Apr 2007, 4:09pm

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Disturbing Sam

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ok first you have a completely irrelavent poll in your thread. secondly i think effectslab lite can smooth edges on the mask. you can always add a feather to make it let vivid too.
Posted: Thu, 5th Apr 2007, 8:10pm

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Chinook

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Disturbing Sam wrote:

ok first you have a completely irrelavent poll in your thread. secondly i think effectslab lite can smooth edges on the mask. you can always add a feather to make it let vivid too.
Dude.. I got a budget to think of too. When you'r a student trying ti make you'r way trough life, buying the best isn't allways the best... expesially if it blows my budget. (luckly i got some cash^^)
Posted: Thu, 5th Apr 2007, 8:17pm

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Corby

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Dude.. I got a budget to think of too. When you'r a student trying ti make you'r way trough life, buying the best isn't allways the best... expesially if it blows my budget. (luckly i got some cash^^)

i think what he meant was that your poll has nothing to do with your question and that you should put each in a seperate thread. anyways, you can get a smooth edge by adding a feather to the mask.
Posted: Thu, 5th Apr 2007, 9:45pm

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Chinook

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Oh... Sorry guys! Now it does say something about the poll ,)
Posted: Thu, 5th Apr 2007, 10:39pm

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Plainly

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Bah, don't worry about it! wink It's just a poll.

Anyways, I think you should get CompositeLab, since you've already got EffectsLab.

I'm pretty sure the video tutorials explain what you're asking.
Posted: Thu, 5th Apr 2007, 10:50pm

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Disturbing Sam

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if you're complaining about budget i doubt you'll be able to forkout the 300 quid for VLab.
Posted: Sat, 7th Apr 2007, 12:46pm

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Chinook

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I will, it's just that I'm not sure if it'll worth it. Know what I mean?
Posted: Sat, 7th Apr 2007, 1:34pm

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Dark Pivot

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If you want smooth edges than use a feather but also if you didn't know you can go to smooth points too. After you draw the mask scroll down the tool box and you will see reduce points and smooth points. Just i case that was what you were asking.
Posted: Sat, 7th Apr 2007, 2:19pm

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Chinook

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No, I was asking about some kinda blur edges, but thanks for the tip:)
Posted: Sat, 7th Apr 2007, 4:14pm

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DavidLittlefield

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The "Blurring" I would think could be achieved by just feathering it semi-heavily. Have you tried this yet? Many people have suggested feathering to you.
Posted: Sat, 7th Apr 2007, 4:39pm

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Chinook

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Yes. Oh, by the way, I HAVE tried fethering it, thanks for the answers! biggrin
Posted: Sat, 7th Apr 2007, 6:48pm

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Chinook wrote:

I will, it's just that I'm not sure if it'll worth it. Know what I mean?
Exactly. That's why I think you should buy CompositeLab. Buying VisionLab would be just like buying EffectsLab again, only this time with CompositeLab, which would simply be a waste of money! wink
Posted: Sat, 7th Apr 2007, 9:56pm

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DavidLittlefield

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And also if you want to upgrade later to visionlab; I believe you get a substantial discount for turning in your effectslab and compositelab. Right?
Posted: Sun, 8th Apr 2007, 1:58am

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Dark Pivot

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Well if you want the features of effects lab pro and composite lab pro get vision lab. But I highly recommend composite lab PRO.
Posted: Sun, 8th Apr 2007, 10:22am

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Chinook

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Plainly Canadian wrote:

Chinook wrote:

I will, it's just that I'm not sure if it'll worth it. Know what I mean?
Exactly. That's why I think you should buy CompositeLab. Buying VisionLab would be just like buying EffectsLab again, only this time with CompositeLab, which would simply be a waste of money! wink
But if I get VisionLab I get what's in EffectsLab Pro, right?
Posted: Sun, 8th Apr 2007, 11:54am

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B3N

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Yes Vison Lab has all the programs bundled into it, it also has a few extra features

B3N