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Michael Best June 15th, 2004 04:52 PM

Perfect - Thanks Edward

Michael Best June 16th, 2004 07:03 AM

I was under the impression that AE was a huge effects suite that greatly expands creative capabilities but I'm finding many
discussions that indicate that there are only a few things that would go beyond what's in Vegas. I think I'm not seeing all the
tools in Vegas yet. It sounds like Boris would integrate better

Edward Troxel June 16th, 2004 08:39 AM

Boris definitely integrates better. It can work directly from the Vegas timeline OR work standalone.

Perhaps if you could give a specific example, we could tell you how that could be accomplished straight from Vegas. Vegas does NOT do 3d extrusions so creating text with depth cannot be done without a 3rd party tool. However, Vegas DOES have very extensive compositing options including 3D. It really is very powerful once you scratch below the surface.

Michael Best June 16th, 2004 09:09 AM

I think I need to get deeper in Vegas before I can provide an example. My thinking was analogous to say, music. Let's say I have a device that edits/records music, it offers reverb and delay.
I would go looking for an effects package offering, chorus, flange,
compression, etc..etc..

That's how I was approaching this.

David Mintzer June 16th, 2004 05:40 PM

Vegas is amazing in its ability to do a little of everything---But if you are getting into heavy FX and composititing, I recommend a dedicated program like AE---it really is alot more powerful.

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