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Neil Bennett

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Review:  Continuum Complete review

Continuum Complete 2.0 is the latest in Boris FX’s line of plug-ins for compositing applications. It sits alongside the company’s eponymous line…

Review:  AdvantEdge review

AdvantEdge is a redesigned and rewritten version of Ultimatte’s eponymous keying tool. It runs under a wide range of operating systems (Windows,…

Review:  DVX100 review

When the DVX100 was announced in April 2002, it was heralded as the greatest leap forward since Canon’s XL1. Launched under the banner of DV ...

Review:  Final Effects Complete review

Alongside collections such as Boris FX, Final Effects Complete (FEC) has been one of the few sets of After Effects (AE) plug-ins that has lasted ...

Review:  Precision 650 review

The Precision 650 sits at the top of Dell’s workstation range. It sits in a smallish clamshell case, and offers single or dual Xeon processors ...

Review:  DVStorm2 review

It’s been handbags at dawn between Canopus and Matrox over the last six months. The DVStorm2 was announced in September 2002, shortly after Matrox…

Review:  Evo N800w review

For the uninitiated, a mobile workstation is a laptop based around a scaled-down version of a workstation-class graphics card – such as NVidia’s…

Review:  Power Mac G5 dual 2GHz review

There’s no question that this Mac is fast. Rendering Digit’s usual test scene on the dual 2GHz Power Mac G5 – a multiprocessor-aware task that…

Review:  Digital Fusion 4 review

Everyone talks about the market upheavals and price drops in the 3D market, but it's compositing that has gone through the greatest change in the ...

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Comment:  Create a vector map collage

I'm afraid not, no. This was a commercial commission, so cannot be used for any purpose except by the company who commissioned it (and us with…