sagarajack wrote:Magix is a half ass program
I recommand something that has full Pro functions like Adobe products, Avid, Ulead etc
Minion wrote:what she said pretty much sums it up.
if the editor takes time to learn the program, it can be just as powerful as premiere. and for the price, it's a no brainer. magix=win for any budget editor
sagarajack wrote:Euphoria was good because its bar style animation was new....if he used after effect...the video could be even better and possibly save tons of time for him.
There are reasons why Pro programs are expansive. I doubt any of us here actually uses all the functions inside Premiere.
Magix is great for beginners I guess, steping away from Win movie maker and stuff, and actually uses a time line.
Magix doesn't have many simple "click and go" effects. Most things that you want to do you have to create yourself, which takes some time and patience. It's only "half-assed" if that's too much work for you.
Magix is simple and easy to use. And not too much of a drain on your resources. I'll open it sometimes and leave it open for a week or so, with no ill effects. From what I've heard (though I've never tried it myself) that's a big NO in Premiere.
For the price, you will not find a better program. My version, Magix Movie Edit Pro 11 cost me $25. Go look at the prices of Premiere, Avid, Ulead, etc. And having those doesn't guarantee you a good video. Your video quality will ultimately be based on YOU and not the program.
CrackTheSky wrote:The program doesn't matter. There are plenty of good AMVs that have been made in even Windows Movie Maker. Euphoria's good because Koop's a good editor, regardless of whether or not he used Magix.
Ileia wrote:Not everyone is a pirate.
sagarajack wrote:Doesn't matter how talented you are, without the right tool, you can not create anything more than an amatuer work.
sagarajack wrote:I sometimes do find impressive emotions in WMM works, but its transition, FX are limited thus the creator's hands were tied. The only things he could depend on were the composition of the MV and the music.
sagarajack wrote:In my opinion Koop is overrated. He introduced the bar animation to AMV, but he did not invent such animation. The rest of his works are regular "Clip+sync", I don't find that creative. I personally like Vicbond7 better.
sagarajack wrote:This is one of my Observation: Most of the videos here are the "clip+sync" type projects, the music does 90% of the work, the editing does 10%. there are exception, and I have seen them, Ileia's burst Angel vid was a good one.
sagarajack wrote:And most people who use After Effects are advanced editors who are successful in the Org.
So, I assume that if you do not pirate professional soft, you will have a lower chance of being a successful AMV maker.
Kalium wrote:Blame not thy tools for thy hands insufficiencies. It's possible to do great work in anything capable of stringing two frames together. In most cases, it can be, and has been, done.
Kalium wrote:You'll find that most of us place far less emphasis on effects. We generally find that the meat is what matters, not the icing over it. We don't find effects inherently good in an aesthetic manner. Rather, we find that composition is a subtle art, and one that is apparently over your head.
Kalium wrote:And most of us find Vic's work to be well-synched but with the effects badly overdone. Continuing on.
Kalium wrote:You have one farking strange aesthetic, pal. It's at odds with 90+% of the site. We happen to think that composition matters a lot more than where one places a lens flare, and that it takes more skill and ability to get right. Limitations on the form are what bring creativity out. There's a reason Shakespeare wrote sonnets instead of blank verse.
Kalium wrote:Actually, I'm fairly certain the former is wrong. However, in absence of any good definition of "successful" and any hard numbers, there's no way to tell. Your assumptions about motivations generally do not seem to apply. Most of use aren't here with some strange ideas about being famous or similar.
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