Category: Software

Magic Bullet Looks 2.5 Looks Chooser

Review: Magic Bullet Looks 2.5

This unexpected upgrade to the much-loved – and sometimes much-overused – colour grading software is definitely worth the download not least because it’s free to registered users of the prior version. Magic Bullet Looks is a way of adding instant colour effects to your overall image...

HitFilm Plugins in FCP X- B&W Grunge

Review: HitFilm Plugins

Those clever chaps at HitFilm, a British software development firm, have unleashed some of their effects technology as a series of standalone plug-ins for various editing programs including Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X and Sony Vegas Pro. This means that instead of having to...

Sony Vegas Pro 13 startup screen

Review: Sony Vegas Pro 13

Sony’s Vegas Pro video editor is lucky enough to have a rabid fanbase. Drawn by its ease of use and powerful functions – which several other “pro” editors are only now beginning to add and falsely proclaim as “new” – it’s been developed constantly since back in the...

VideoMeld icons

Review: VideoMeld video editor

In a galaxy, far, far away, not so long ago, there were two competing “shareware” (remember that?) audio editors: Cool Edit and Goldwave. The former went on to become Adobe Audition, the latter is still with us and a great tool for destructive stereo sound...

EDIUS Pro 7

Review: Edius 7

Think of editing software and it’s unlikely that Edius is the name that springs first to mind. That’s odd because in fact this powerful piece of software has a long and illustrious history. Version 7, though not bursting with new features, is a decent enough...

Review: Dailymotion Camera App for iOS

Review: Dailymotion Camera App for iOS

It’s much less well known than YouTube but French-owned Dailymotion claims to be the second most popular video sharing website on the planet. Now in an attempt to get more people uploading clips, it’s released an app for the iPhone or iPad, the Dailymotion Camera....

Sony Vegas Pro 12 splash screen

Long Term Test: Sony Vegas Pro 12

It is arguably the underdog of video editing software, hidden in the wings of the video theatre, kept aside by pushier stars such as Adobe Premiere, Apple’s Final Cut and even pro industry stalwarts such as Avid’s Media Composer. Yet Sony Creative Software’s Vegas Pro...