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In-Depth: HUD Colour Picker in Photoshop CS5
Review: Premiere Pro CS5
Ramp up video production with GPU-powered innovation in Premiere Pro CS5
In-Depth: 10 ways to... be more creative
Whether it’s a blinding flash of inspiration or a reliable stream of functional ideas you can build on, creativity is something that no designer…
Review: E-on Software Vue 8
3D landscape-generation software Vue 8 has gone from strength to strength, continuing to innovate way past old competitors like Bryce.
Augmented reality allows designers to add another dimension to their projects.
Review: Maxon Cinema 4D R11.5
Maxon’s modelling, animation and rendering software fills a technical and economic niche between the likes of quick modellers, such as SketchUp,…
Review: Autodesk Softimage 2010
The 2010 version of the formidable Softimage modelling and animation suite – formerly Softimage|XSI – runs faster, thanks to the updated engine,…
Review: Autodesk Maya 2010
Compared to the raft of new additions in Maya 2009, this version might seem rather light in terms of groundbreaking features in the main package…
Review: Microsoft Expression Studio 3
Expression Studio 3 adds some innovative tools for interactive design to the Microsoft suite's arsenal -- but can it match up to Adobe's Flash?