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Newbie, thinking about purchasing FXHome

Posted: Wed, 29th Oct 2008, 10:40am

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Mr Pants

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Hello,

I am new to the forum, watched the Gadget Show, saw this product and thought wow! I want that....

I have been clicking through the tutorials and trying to get my head round what is what.

I have a few questions if anyone can help me out:

Does the VisionLab Studio package include all your products in one, so the greenscrean packages and everything?

Are there other costs to consider once you have the package?

Do these packages work on Vista 64bit?

Can they work with AVCHD?

Do you supply to the UK? I notice everything is in Euros

Thank you in advance
Posted: Wed, 29th Oct 2008, 11:10am

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JackPot

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Hi Mr Pants,

Yes the VisionLab Studio package is EffectLab and CompositeLab roled in to one, with some extra features like Lightning Effects and extra color grading.

The packages should work on Vista 64 bit - but try the demo version first. If the demo works then the full version should work.

I cant think of any other costs apart from: if you want to do sound/video editing you will need more software (but you should get windows movie maker free on your PC). Also if you want to do green screen stuff, you will need a green screen smile

They only work with .mov and .avi formats (as well as some image formats)

You can change your currency in the store to view the prices in Sterling: http://fxhome.com/store/choose

JackPot
Posted: Wed, 29th Oct 2008, 3:23pm

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Mr Pants

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Hey Jackpot,

Thanks for your reply.

So all the fire, laser, invisible effects are all included. I just wondered if the software gives you basic effects then you have to pay to download more effects.

I am quite new to video work, recently brought a Sony SR10e.

Windows Movie Maker does not support AVCHD unfortunately, so I will have to look at other editing software, either that or I will have to convert all my files to mpeg2....

I was worried how easy this software was to use, I see amazing things on the opening screen, but I wonder if it takes a lot of skill and knowledge to be able to create those effects.
Posted: Wed, 29th Oct 2008, 3:27pm

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JackPot

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Yeah all the effects are included.

You can download presets http://fxhome.com/presets/ and watch video tutorials http://fxhome.com/support/video-tutorials to teach yourself.

Also we have a free chat room for real-time help http://fxhome.com/support/video-tutorials
Posted: Wed, 29th Oct 2008, 7:39pm

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Qbeck

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for AVCHD, people like us are now saved. Instead of going through the painful process of importing and converting and converting again, Sony Vegas 9 now has an import AVC feature. I recommend Vegas 9.0 platinum
Posted: Thu, 30th Oct 2008, 1:14am

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spydurhank

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buy it. once you get the hang of it you can do some pretty good stuff plus you've got tons of help just a few clicks away. the guys on this sight know what they're doing and certainly know what they're talking about because they've helped me out a lot.
Posted: Thu, 30th Oct 2008, 9:11am

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Mr Pants

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Cool! Thanks for the replies....

I will purchase it.