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How Long Do The Demos Last?

Posted: Sat, 7th Mar 2009, 1:21am

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ADHaase7

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I have had the effects lab demo for about 2 monthes and it's been great. But today when I tried to edit my footage this blue screen popped up and said offline. Does that mean that the demos are over? I thought they would last longer then that. Maybe it's just a problem? How long exactly to the demos last? Thank you!
Posted: Sat, 7th Mar 2009, 1:51am

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Axeman

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The demos last infinitely.

The "Offline" message is just to let you know that the footage file you used in the project has been moved. So EffectsLab doesn't know where to find it. You can either move the file back to its original location, or you can right-click the thumbnail of the clip in the Media browser, and select "Relink media." then find the file in its new location, and you will be good to go.
Posted: Sat, 7th Mar 2009, 3:10am

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ADHaase7

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Thank you very much! Thats amazing that the demos last forever! Fxhome products are great! Thank you.

But I have a few more things to ask..

If the demo's last forever, what is the point of buying the full versions? Do they include more? Do they let you retain your sound? About the sound, I have read the rendering to movie maker part here, but it didn't make sense. Is there a better source of information somehwere else? (you don't have to answer these if your busy)

I really appreciate it Axeman, thank you for all your help.
Posted: Sat, 7th Mar 2009, 3:33am

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DVStudio

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ADHaase7 wrote:

Thank you very much! Thats amazing that the demos last forever! Fxhome products are great! Thank you.

But I have a few more things to ask..

If the demo's last forever, what is the point of buying the full versions? Do they include more? Do they let you retain your sound? About the sound, I have read the rendering to movie maker part here, but it didn't make sense.
Basically the demo is the real deal except that when you export a project, there will be an FX Home water mark overlayed on the clip. Otherwise, the demo is the same thing. At least that's what I understand.

Hope that makes sense. smile
Posted: Thu, 26th Mar 2009, 3:26am

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Terminal Velocity

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DVStudio wrote:

ADHaase7 wrote:

Thank you very much! Thats amazing that the demos last forever! Fxhome products are great! Thank you.

But I have a few more things to ask..

If the demo's last forever, what is the point of buying the full versions? Do they include more? Do they let you retain your sound? About the sound, I have read the rendering to movie maker part here, but it didn't make sense.
Basically the demo is the real deal except that when you export a project, there will be an FX Home water mark overlayed on the clip. Otherwise, the demo is the same thing. At least that's what I understand.

Hope that makes sense. smile
Wrong. You can't create presets either. That made me real mad when I tried making an awesome lava pillar on Vlab. Then I remembered and arrgh. So I put it on Elab and uploaded it to FXhome. But it didn't look nearly as good. *sob*
Posted: Thu, 26th Mar 2009, 3:40am

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Axeman

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You also can't perform alpha renders in the demos, due to the watermark system.