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Entries for November 2013


Studio 17 aerobatic tutorial

I don't know if you're an accomplished aerobatic pilot ... But by attempting to link 1/4 barrel rolls on a carousel airplanes for adults, I think you will create a world first! In any case, if you want to know all about this craziness, just read the tutorial:



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Tutorial thumbnail

Now that you know how to add animated GIFs, shapes, symbols, and talk bubbles, this time I will show how to insert videos into your thought bubbles. While creating your projects, you may have wanted to visualize a thought by one of your actors while he or she is currently acting in a scene. For example ....



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vignette intro-menu S16

With studio 15 or before, we had learned how to make an introduction that opened directly to the chapter menu, but with the following versions (Avid, S16, S17 ...) method no longer works, at least on several menus. So what, we give up? ...

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Thumbnail video tutorial Bill Carey, one of our faithful readers, needed a little help to unzip his HFZ files and to have his transitions shown up in Studio 16. Of course, we tried to help him out. He succeeded and thought useful to make a short video tutorial to deliver his experience and help as many users as possible. Performing a great video tutorial ...

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Download Pinnacle Studio 17 patch

Release of a patch for Pinnacle Studio 17 - Download link

After release of Pinnacle Studio 17 a few days ago, a first patch is already available. Do not hesitate to download Pinnacle Studio update...

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Build your first transition The integrated Hollywood FX help files provide you with 8 lessons to teach you most of what you need to know to use this software. It addresses the subject of how to modify an existing transition, but at no time does it talk about building a transition from scratch.
Yet this is the best way to begin your education. So I wanted to fill this gap by creating this simple demo that illustrates the basic principles of transition construction.


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proDAD and Windows 8 and Pinnacle Studio 17


If you use software or add-ons proDAD, here those Windows 8 compatibility after updating to the latest version....




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Pinnacle Studio 17 Family Compare Pinnacle Studio 17 Family

The table below is listing the differences between Pinnacle Studio 17 (basic version), Pinnacle Studio 17 PLUS and Pinnacle Studio ULTIMATE....



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Installation of Pinnacle Studio 17 ULTIMATE

Software installations are becoming easier. However, if you want a successful installation at first time, follow our installation recommendations. You might save time and you'll install your software more calmly, always knowing what will happen in the next step.

Nothing to hide, I just pushed the installer to its limits and, therefore, I did not get my installation at the first attempt. If I allowed myself to give you some advice, it is only so that you do not fall into the same trap as me...

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