Match Frame Media Blog

New and completed projects, gear and other stuff I'm interested in. All the gear I review is my own. No paid reviews here.

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First look - Media Composer 8.0

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Monday, June 16, 2014,

I've been using Avid software for what must be more than ten years now and honestly, I can't imagine editing with anything else. I even named my company Match Frame Media after a timeline function that I use a lot! I've been hanging onto my version 6.0 licence for a while now and a heap of cool new features in Media Composer 7.0/8.0 finally made me hand over the cash for an upgrade. 

First things first - version 8.0 is basically version 7.0 with a few minor tweaks and of course renumbered for ...

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Getting serious about 3D - Zaxwerks 3D 5.0

Posted by Corne Scheepers on Saturday, October 22, 2011,

I've been using the Zaxwerks 3D plug-in about as long as I've been using Adobe After Effects. The first version I ever installed came bundled with After Effects 6 - I remember I almost threw away the disk along with the empty AE packaging, thinking it was just more of the ultimately useless software that vendors seem to cram into the packaging of just about everything you buy nowadays.

But I quickly discovered that it is a very powerful weapon to have in your motion graphics arsenal. Zaxwerks-...

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