Boris Continuum Complete 5 (BCC) is a library of filters and presets for Adobe, Apple, Avid, Apple and Autodesk's editing and compositing suites.
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Review: Strata 3D[in] review
Strata, on the other hand, is well known for 3D content creation and three of the latest plug-ins dovetail neatly with the Photoshop Extended's…
In-Depth: Light and magic
Digital art has revolutionized the field of fantasy and sci-fi imaging. We spoke to some of the leading exponents of fantasy art.
In-Depth: Spreading the green message
With sustainablity issues infiltrating brand communication, designers need their own green credentials.
Review: Premiere Pro CS3 review
Premiere Pro has not received as much of a features boost as stablemate After Effects, though it too has been touched with the CS3 makeover brush.
Review: trueSpace 7.5 review
Beneath trueSpaceâ€™s strange-looking interface lies an efficient 3D tool offering a range of dedicated views for modelling and assembling scenes.
In-Depth: People skills
Designing characters can be as lucrative as it is fun. Digital Arts found out how to give your creations a life of their own.
Review: Illustrator CS3 review
In the absence of an updated FreeHand, CS3 consolidates Illustratorâ€™s lead of the vector pack. Live Color is definitely the standout tool and…
Review: SketchUp Pro 6 review
Though available in a free version for illustrators and artists, most 3D artists will prefer the Â£315 Pro version of 3D sketching tool SketchUp,…
Review: Vue 6 Infinite review
Vue has had a bit of an overhaul in the interface department with version 6 Infinite. Gone is the recessed blue faÃ§ade, to be replaced with a…
Review: StoryBoard Artist 4 review
Storyboard Artist is aimed at creatives who wants to map out motion media from short animations to feature films. It has lots to offer but suffers…
Review: Poser 7 review
Now in its seventh incarnation, Poser has come a long way, offering fast and sophisticated character creation, animation and rendering tools.
Review: Maya 8.5 review
This upgrade follows hot on the heels of Maya 8, and adds native compatibility with Intel Macs. However, itâ€™s more than just a compatibility fix...
Review: Xara Xtreme Pro 3.0 review
Xara Extreme Proâ€™s toolset pitches the software at multi-tasking creatives. Itâ€™s primarily a vector-based graphics application, though it does…
In-Depth: Black & White design
Despite the limitations of a black-&-white colour palette, it still spawns design and illustration at the cutting edge.
Review: DVDit Pro HD review
With DVDit Pro HD, Roxio is hoping to corner the market for early adoptors of HDV camcorders. Itâ€™s a DVD authoring tool that supports Blu-ray…
Review: Softimage|XSI 6 review
In first inspection, Softimage|XSI 6.0 doesnâ€™t look like much of an update. Once you get stuck into the new features though, youâ€™ll find a…
In-Depth: Future Flash
It may be a decade old, but professional Flash work on the Web is about to undergo a renaissance.
Review: Mudbox 1.0 review
From a team of film studio modellers whose most recent work graced both The Lord of the Rings and King Kong, the highly anticipated Mudbox has the…
Review: Antics 2 review
A previsualization tool for the film and TV industries, Antics 2â€™s workflow places a new focus on the timeline, and boasts a vastly improved…