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Review of Dazzle DVD Recorder HD

Review of Dazzle DVD Recorder HD By saby - Last updated on Friday, March 14, 2014
24387 Views :: 5 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 1)
Category: Pinnacle Studio 20 & S16-S19 Tutorials / Capture
Published on Thursday, March 13, 2014
Created on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 11:49 AM

Dazzle DVD Recorder HD is the last survivor of analog capture solutions sold by Pinnacle. It is a USB capture device coupled to Pinnacle Studio for Dazzle. I propose you to discover it.

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Installing and using SmartSounds in Studio

Installing and using SmartSounds in Studio By saby - Last updated on Thursday, February 6, 2014
25865 Views :: 4 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 13)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Plugins, Pinnacle Studio 20 & S16-S19 Tutorials / Plugins
Published on Wednesday, February 5, 2014
Created on Tuesday, August 23, 2011 2:47 AM

I propose in this tutorial to introduce the SmartSounds plugin for Pinnacle Studio. We will see its installation, its use and its operation.

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Selective brightness with Pinnacle Studio

Selective brightness with Pinnacle Studio By saby - Last updated on Wednesday, December 31, 2014
15552 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 1)
Category: Pinnacle Studio 20 & S16-S19 Tutorials / Edition
Published on Sunday, January 12, 2014
Created on Sunday, December 8, 2013 2:22 PM

There are several ways to change the brightness of a video into Studio. One I like and that I most often use is called Selective brightness. I recently discovered a very useful and undocumented feature of this tool that I wanted to share with you.

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Tips and tricks for Pinnacle Studio

Tips and tricks for Pinnacle Studio By saby - Last updated on Sunday, June 5, 2016
56957 Views :: 13 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 1)
Category: Pinnacle Studio 20 & S16-S19 Tutorials / General
Published on Sunday, September 22, 2013
Created on Tuesday, September 10, 2013 4:40 PM

Once is not custom I propose today an extendable tutorial. Regularly (or not) I will grow this tutorial by adding a chapter. Each chapter is a pretty basic tip or trick that can be of great service for users of Pinnacle Studio and that I think little known to the users of Studio.

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How to install Pinnacle Studio 16

 How to install Pinnacle Studio 16 By saby - Last updated on Saturday, October 19, 2013
36010 Views :: 21 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 18)
Category: Pinnacle Studio 20 & S16-S19 Tutorials / Installation
Published on Thursday, September 20, 2012
Created on Monday, September 10, 2012 10:14 AM

This tutorial explains step by step how to install the downloaded version of Pinnacle Studio version 16 in your computer.

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Heroglyph V4 PRO: the projects wizard

Heroglyph V4 PRO: the projects wizard By saby - Last updated on Sunday, June 24, 2012
6063 Views :: 9 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 8)
Category: Tips & Tricks: proDAD Heroglyph Tutorials
Published on Sunday, June 24, 2012
Created on Friday, June 15, 2012 2:52 PM

Heroglyph V4 PRO has introduced various new features including a redesigned interface (clearer, easier to use with tabbed browsing), real time preview as well as a projects wizard. It is this last feature I propose to discover in this tutorial.

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Discover Contour Design shuttles

Discover Contour Design shuttles By saby - Last updated on Sunday, October 28, 2012
14812 Views :: 6 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 29)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / General, Pinnacle Studio 20 & S16-S19 Tutorials / General
Published on Saturday, October 15, 2011
Created on Friday, August 26, 2011 6:15 AM

Contour Design sells two devices called Shuttle that are programmable USB multimedia controllers specifically dedicated to audio and video applications. I propose here a review of these devices.

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Avid Studio installation

Avid Studio installation By saby - Last updated on Saturday, October 19, 2013
17807 Views :: 8 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 15)
Category: Pinnacle Studio 20 & S16-S19 Tutorials / Installation
Published on Sunday, September 4, 2011
Created on Tuesday, August 16, 2011 11:07 AM

This tutorial shows you step by step how to install Avid Studio on your computer.

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Overview of Red Giant plugins for Studio

Overview of Red Giant plugins for Studio By saby - Last updated on Sunday, October 28, 2012
23755 Views :: 4 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 16)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Plugins
Published on Monday, May 2, 2011
Created on Saturday, January 29, 2011 8:24 AM

You'll learn in this tutorial what is possible to achieve by applying to a simple title some of the Red Giant plugins for Studio 14 or Studio 15, AVID Studio as well as new Studio versions. We will see the use of Knoll Light Factory,Warp Reflets, Trapcode Starglow, Trapcode Shine and Trapcode Particular to.

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BluffTitler, Studio, smoke and lumakeying

BluffTitler, Studio, smoke and lumakeying By saby - Last updated on Sunday, October 28, 2012
19237 Views :: 3 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 9)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Plugins, Pinnacle Studio 20 & S16-S19 Tutorials / Plugins
Published on Sunday, October 24, 2010
Created on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 1:48 PM

The combined use of BluffTitler and Luma Keyer integrated into Studio can render great service. In this tutorial, we will illustrate my point with the realization of a video transition in the form of smoke.

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Use the shows available on BluffTitler website

Use the shows available on BluffTitler website By saby - Last updated on Sunday, October 28, 2012
16052 Views :: 3 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 15)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Plugins
Published on Saturday, October 9, 2010
Created on Monday, January 11, 2010 8:02 AM

On BluffTitler website, you can find many free shows available (designed by many internet users). We will see in this tutorial how to record and store these shows on your PC.

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Complete test of Pinnacle VHS Saver

Complete test of Pinnacle VHS Saver By saby - Last updated on Monday, March 22, 2010
11774 Views :: 3 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 19)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Capture
Published on Sunday, March 21, 2010
Created on Thursday, February 18, 2010 5:04 AM

We offer today to make a complete test of this analog video capture solution. Remember that VHS Saver consists of a USB device equipped with analog inputs that will allow you to digitize your videos directly to DVD with the included software Instant DVD Recorder.

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Customizing Trapcode 3DStroke

Customizing Trapcode 3DStroke By saby - Last updated on Sunday, January 15, 2012
12182 Views :: 15 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 8)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Plugins
Published on Sunday, January 10, 2010
Created on Monday, November 30, 2009 7:18 AM

Studio 14 and Studio 15 in their Ultimate Collection version, has been equipped with various plugins from Red Giant. Among these, Trapcode 3DStroke, which is a graphics generator in the form of lines moving in three dimensions. Of course, it is a lighter version of the plugin for us. But many parameters allow us to modify it at will.

The purpose of this tutorial is to explain them and show you we can go further.

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Overview of Motion Title

Overview of Motion Title By saby - Last updated on Sunday, January 15, 2012
40075 Views :: 20 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 22)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Edition
Published on Sunday, December 6, 2009
Created on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 12:15 PM

Pinnacle with Studio 14 and Studio 15 introduced a new titler called Motion Title. Motion Title is available in Ultimate and Ultimate Collection versions of Studio 14/15.

I suggest in this tutorial to discover this new tool.

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Depth study of Adorage - Overlay Tab

Depth study of Adorage - Overlay Tab By saby - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
14213 Views :: 3 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 6)
Category: Tips & Tricks: proDAD Adorage Tutorials
Published on Thursday, November 12, 2009
Created on Sunday, June 14, 2009 8:40 AM

Last tutorial in a series of four on the discovery stage of the process of creating an effect with Adorage.

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Depth study of Adorage - Smoke Tab

Depth study of Adorage - Smoke Tab By saby - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
13907 Views :: 1 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 11)
Category: Tips & Tricks: proDAD Adorage Tutorials
Published on Saturday, October 31, 2009
Created on Sunday, June 14, 2009 1:47 AM

Third tutorial in a series of four on the discovery stage of the process of creating an effect with Adorage.

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Use VirtualDub's filters in Studio

Use VirtualDub's filters in Studio By saby - Last updated on Sunday, March 18, 2012
20913 Views :: 8 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 22)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Edition
Published on Monday, October 12, 2009
Created on Saturday, August 8, 2009 5:27 AM

Tutorial explaining how to use in Studio video filters for VirtualDub.

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Depth study of Adorage - Mixer Tab

Depth study of Adorage - Mixer Tab By saby - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
14300 Views :: 1 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 9)
Category: Tips & Tricks: proDAD Adorage Tutorials
Published on Tuesday, October 6, 2009
Created on Wednesday, June 10, 2009 9:36 AM

Second tutorial in a series of four on the discovery stage of the process of creating an effect with Adorage.

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Depth study of Adorage - Video Tab

Depth study of Adorage - Video Tab By saby - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
14271 Views :: 2 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 8)
Category: Tips & Tricks: proDAD Adorage Tutorials
Published on Saturday, August 22, 2009
Created on Tuesday, June 9, 2009 1:16 PM

First tutorial in a series of four on the discovery stage of the process of creating an effect with Adorage.

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Create a video wall with Heroglyph

Create a video wall with Heroglyph By saby - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
13838 Views :: 1 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 11)
Category: Tips & Tricks: proDAD Heroglyph Tutorials
Published on Tuesday, August 4, 2009
Created on Sunday, July 12, 2009 9:14 AM

I'll show you how easy it is to achieve a video wall with Heroglyph (or to integrate plenty of video or pictures into one screen)

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Create transparent areas in still images with Gimp

Create transparent areas in still images with Gimp By saby - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
37642 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 22)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Edition
Published on Monday, May 4, 2009
Created on Sunday, March 15, 2009 6:15 AM

This tutorial will teach you how to create a selection in an image with Gimp and make it transparent

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Star Academy video effect

Star Academy video effect By saby - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
19570 Views :: 0 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 9)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Edition
Published on Friday, April 24, 2009
Created on Monday, February 9, 2009 12:39 PM

This tutorial will teach you how to use Studio to reproduce one of the video effects the director of Star Academy regularly applies during the show. Indeed, one sees from time to time that the image will become monochrome. But a special kind of monochrome ...

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Handling layers with Gimp

Handling layers with Gimp By saby - Last updated on Wednesday, December 22, 2010
7713 Views :: 2 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 14)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Edition
Published on Saturday, April 11, 2009
Created on Saturday, March 28, 2009 8:28 AM

This tutorial is a basic approach to the management of layers with Gimp. You can, for example, use it to isolate and use some elements (DVD menu buttons) from the psd files you get on Eye Scream Factory.

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DVD menu: using Eye Scream Factory content in Studio

DVD menu: using Eye Scream Factory content in Studio By saby - Last updated on Monday, November 12, 2012
54109 Views :: 9 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 20)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Menus, Pinnacle Studio 20 & S16-S19 Tutorials / Menus
Published on Saturday, March 28, 2009
Created on Sunday, March 8, 2009 12:39 AM

This tutorial will teach you how to use in Pinnacle Studio 1-15 and new Studio version the DVD menu from Eye Scream Factory. This tutorial begins with an explanation for changing the background menu. Later on, we will see how to include animated menu, as well as button and much more...

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Handwriting with Heroglyph

Handwriting with Heroglyph By saby - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
19348 Views :: 3 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 21)
Category: Tips & Tricks: proDAD Heroglyph Tutorials
Published on Thursday, February 12, 2009
Created on Friday, January 23, 2009 1:57 PM

I often use a special title in my movies. These titles are special because they look like handwriting. The purpose of this tutorial is to show you how to do this with proDAD Heroglyph.

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Clean-up a Video with VirtualDub and DeLogo

Clean-up a Video with VirtualDub and DeLogo By saby - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
14976 Views :: 7 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 15)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / General
Published on Sunday, January 25, 2009
Created on Monday, January 5, 2009 3:11 AM

This tutorial will show you that by using VirtualDub and the filter DeLogo from Karel Suhajda you can hide any embarrassing part of a video.

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Heroglyph, the typewriter effect

Heroglyph, the typewriter effect By saby - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
20231 Views :: 10 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 56)
Category: Tips & Tricks: proDAD Heroglyph Tutorials
Published on Saturday, December 13, 2008
Created on Wednesday, November 5, 2008 10:27 AM

In the same manner as Le Papy showed you in his previous tutorial "Boris Graffiti, Typewriter Effect", this tutorial will allow you to display text by simulating a typewriter, but with proDAD Heroglyph (you will see that it can be much easier and you have additionnal parameters).

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Adorage, first visit

Adorage, first visit By saby - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
28051 Views :: 10 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 36)
Category: Tips & Tricks: proDAD Adorage Tutorials
Published on Wednesday, December 3, 2008
Created on Sunday, November 23, 2008 8:53 AM

We offer an overview of the software following the release of Volume 10 of Adorage and its new functions.

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Preview Two Videos Simultaneously with Studio

Preview Two Videos Simultaneously with Studio By saby - Last updated on Saturday, July 25, 2009
21250 Views :: 3 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 23)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Edition
Published on Friday, November 7, 2008
Created on Sunday, October 5, 2008 11:55 PM

This tutorial will allow you to view two parallel video sources with Studio, which is essential when you edit footage from two cameras that filmed the same scene.

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Video Transcoding with VirtualDub

Video Transcoding with VirtualDub By saby - Last updated on Wednesday, December 22, 2010
17583 Views :: 2 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 19)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / General
Published on Monday, October 20, 2008
Created on Monday, September 8, 2008 8:38 AM

This tutorial will teach you how to transform videos from web sites like Youtube, Dailymotion, etc, in a format you can safely import in Studio.

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special FX: Video Cloning

special FX: Video Cloning By saby - Last updated on Saturday, January 14, 2012
12457 Views :: 11 Comments :: Article Rating (Total Votes: 20)
Category: Studio 1-15 Tutorials / Edition
Published on Friday, October 10, 2008
Created on Thursday, August 28, 2008 6:01 AM

You certainly have already seen on TV or movies this special effect where a same personnage appears twice on the screen ? No ? Take a look at what it can produce with me and... me in the starring roles in my sitting room:

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