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Is there a student edition?

Posted: Mon, 18th Feb 2008, 5:20am

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ClarkJin

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I am a high school student and am wondering if there is a cheaper student version.
Posted: Mon, 18th Feb 2008, 6:30am

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Axeman

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Click on the Store, and there is a gigantic button on the right side for Educational Discounts. All of the info regarding said discounts is available there.
Posted: Mon, 18th Feb 2008, 7:40am

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Firstly, welcome to FXhome!!

Now to answer your questions:
There are many high school students on here also, myself included.

However, there isn't a student edition available. The link that Axeman provided mentions that it is for educational facilities (and at least $450 needs to be spent to get a discount).

The products are reasonably priced and great value for money, believe me on this. They are certainly alot cheaper than competitors products. smile
Posted: Wed, 21st May 2008, 5:49am

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All Red Echo

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Digerati Media wrote:

Firstly, welcome to FXhome!!
The products are reasonably priced and great value for money, believe me on this. They are certainly alot cheaper than competitors products. smile
When you compare the standard price of VisionLab Studio against After Effects, then it certainly is a bargain.

But, you can buy the entire After Effects/Premiere Pro/Encore/Illustrator/Photoshop/Audition package as a student edition for considerably LESS than VisionLab Studio.

I think a student edition would be a great idea. There are plenty of students who would benefit from a student pricing scheme. The best we European users can do to save a few € is to purchase in dollars. I can save nearly 50% that way.
Posted: Wed, 21st May 2008, 7:23am

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Axeman

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With a student version of any Adobe software you cannot use the software for commercial purposes though. If you don't need it for commercial usage, then you can save significantly over VisionLab by buying EffectsLab and CompositeLab separately, as they don't have the commercial license.
Posted: Wed, 21st May 2008, 9:50am

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All Red Echo

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Axeman wrote:

With a student version of any Adobe software you cannot use the software for commercial purposes though. If you don't need it for commercial usage, then you can save significantly over VisionLab by buying EffectsLab and CompositeLab separately, as they don't have the commercial license.
EffectsLab and Compositelab are £89 each, £178 total. You can purchase the Adobe license for just £50 more (VAT inclusive).

I've been toying with both After Effects and the VisionLabs Studio demo. I really like the ease and speed of VLS, but for me, two things let it down - no motion tracking, and the very limited file format support (I work with HDV files - m2t format). If these were in incorportated into the next version, then there's no doubting I would ditch my student license of AE for VLS.

The support forum here is superb - ever tried an Adobe forum?

Another great attraction for me is that FXHome is a British company, and I'd rather give my hard earned cash to a British company. Thumbs up to the programmers! biggrin

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But thumbs down for the silly American accents on the promo videos. snooty Americans love the "British" accent, so you need a voice like that used on E4 (Peter Dickson).
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