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News:  IBC: Low-cost SD/HD share ships

Blackmagic Design has released a routing switcher that the company claims offers facilities to smaller post houses that previously only large…

News:  IBC: Matrox adds Combustion plug-in

Matrox has announced a plug-in for Discreet's Combustion compositing software that allows users of the company's Parhelia line of graphics…

Review:  Canon XL2 review

XL1 owners have been asking for the XL2 for some years. 2001’s XL1s was a comparatively minor upgrade. In the lifetime of the XL1 and XL1s…

In-Depth:  Enter the reel world

Digit speaks to first-time and experienced independent filmmakers to find out how to get your feature films on the big screen.

Review:  Premiere Pro 1.5 review

Version 1.5 of Premiere Pro 1.5 isn’t as fully featured an upgrade as After Effects 6.5, but there are some great new creative effects and…

Review:  After Effects 6.5 review

Of the three updates to Adobe’s Video Collection, After Effects has got the most out of the point-five upgrade. Plus, it costs £70 plus VAT…

Review:  Crossbow XB-A700 review

You wouldn’t normally call a workstation small and stylish – but that’s the perfect description for the Crossbow XB-A700. Armari has taken a…

In-Depth:  watch whenever wherever

If the hype of a few years ago had come true, we’d all have chucked out the telly in favour of online video by now. Digit checked out when…

Review:  Bubble Jet i9950 review

Canon’s latest, greatest A3 photo inkjet printer is overall the best traditional model that we’ve ever seen. However, if you’re willing to…

Review:  Designjet 30 review

The Designjet 30 isn’t unique like its 130 brother (reviewed previously) but that doesn’t mean it’s any less impressive. The 30 is an A3+…

Review:  RealProducer 10 Plus review

It’s been a while since any of the main Web-streaming software tools have been updated, but like the proverbial bus, three have turned up at…

Review:  Vegas 5 review

Vegas is the permanent underdog of the video-editing world. The NLE has a small but fanatical following in the US, but has probably slipped…

Review:  Designjet 130 review

HP’s Designjet 120 was a revelation when we first looked at it back in September last year. A 24-inch inkjet printer that combined the best…

Review:  HP Workstation xw4100 review

The xw4100 is HP’s workstation for buyers on a budget. It’s small for a workstation and looks like a high-end games machine. The design…

Review:  FlashTrax review

To the uninitiated, the FlashTrax is an iPod for still images. At its heart is a hard drive running a basic OS viewable through a 3.5-inch…

News:  Olympus intros small 6mp camera

Olympus has taken the wraps off the C-60 Zoom, a 6.1 megapixel model with a compact size and plenty of creative functions, according to the company.

Review:  Edius 2.0 review

When first launched in summer 2003, Edius seemed like a saviour for users of Canopus’s capture and effects hardware. Tied to Adobe’s ailing…

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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…

Edius 2.0 review

Comment:  Iain Macarthur

Please contact the artist about licensing his work. Iain's site is at http://www.iainmacarthur.com/