Tutorial : Using Live, Vegas, and VJamm for AV production

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ethios4
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Tutorial : Using Live, Vegas, and VJamm for AV production

Post by ethios4 » Tue Aug 23, 2005 7:46 pm

I haven't fully read this, but it looks good.

http://www.channel4.com/learning/micros ... class.html

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Post by hambone1 » Wed Aug 24, 2005 7:54 am

I still think VJing is the future for the successful DJ. The audio side of things is just too easy thanks to Live.

I found lots of useful tips there.

Thanks for that!

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Post by john_sweet » Thu Aug 25, 2005 7:58 pm

Is there a Mac-only VJ solution yet? Vegas & VJamm seem cool, but I've already got 2 Macs to sync together + don't really want to buy a PC again.

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Post by Machinate » Thu Aug 25, 2005 9:04 pm

Why "Mac-only"? Anyways, there are loads of good vj programs for mac, resolume, nasa, jitter, etc. etc.. not a vj here, so I'm just going off the top of my head.
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Post by ethios4 » Thu Aug 25, 2005 9:19 pm

Vidvox makes some good Mac VJ software. VDMX especially is quite good for realtime manipulation, I think.
Modul8 is very powerful also, especially if you have a G5 :)

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Post by Machinate » Thu Aug 25, 2005 9:21 pm

yeah, modul8 is the one people are raving about - thank you.
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Post by hambone1 » Thu Aug 25, 2005 9:28 pm

I use Arkaos VJ extensively with Live on a Mac. The new version 3.5 supports Freeframe plug-ins.

The Mac HW version is imminent, which will use your video card to process the effects rather than your main CPU. The PC HW beta is already out. The Mac version should be pretty awesome.

It all depends on what you want to do. If you just want to chop up low-res abstract shapes on the screen, there are tons of software products for Mac and PC, and you can do it on a Powerbook. For serious hi-res video, though, Powerbook processors and video don't yet hack it. In fact, even the 2 x 2.7GHz machines struggle with HD.

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Post by john_sweet » Fri Aug 26, 2005 2:39 am

Thanks all--I'm diving into demos now. And I didn't mean Mac-ONLY. I don't despise PCs, I just don't use them when I'm not being paid to.

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