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Imagine taking the new Alpha Transition effect that has been included with Final Cut Pro 7, turning it up a notch and not having to worry about dropping three clips into image wells to make it work. Sound good?
Panasonic's AJ-PCD35 lets you plug in up to five P2 cards, and conveniently transfer all their footage to your desktop computer. Of course, a five card P2 reader isn't exactly a new concept. Panasonic has sold two earlier models over the years, but the PCD35 is the first to transfer data amazingly fast, offloading footage roughly five times faster than card readers of yesteryear.
Using ToonIt is a snap, and version 2 has a nicely reorganized set of controls. ToonIt 2 features new controls for natural media right inside the plug-in, with styles such as Airbrush and Gouache paint, and new outline styles such as scratchboard.
3ds Max 2010 is a milestone release, featuring updated modeling tools, improved viewport display, better rendering, advanced special effects and enhanced content management and performance. Though animation updates are a bit sparse, 3ds Max 2010 is still a must-have upgrade.
While just about every part of modo was tweaked by its developers in this release, the focus is on advanced rendering features, much improved animation, enhanced workflows, and, as always, better modeling tools.
Apple has been listening to its customers. This release directly addresses some of the workflow issues of the past, while adding robust enhancements and maintaining the terrific functionality and interface of the original app. It's a ridiculous value with a ton of bang for the buck. It will make life easier-and much more fun-for a lot of editors.
This tutorial shows how to build a USB power device from the industry-standard HIROSE 4-pin connector. The purpose of the box is to be able to charge/power small cameras and cell phones, using NP-type batteries and all HIROSE 4-pin compatible connectors. All parts are readily available from the Internet: