Get to know?...Boris FX

PVC by Keven P McAuliffe

Get a brief look at what Boris FX has to offer with its flagship product

My recent review of Red Giant Universe got me thinking, after taking a look at some Facebook comments, that there are a lot of users out there who might not know some of the 3rd-party plug-in companies out there, so I thought as a recurring article series, we would take a brief look at all the plug-in companies out there, and what they bring to the table for you, the end user. I thought I?d start with a company I?m very familiar with, and that is Boris FX.


To quote their website, ?Founded in 1995, Boris FX is a leading developer of VFX, compositing, titling, video editing, and workflow tools for broadcast, post-production, and film professionals. Boris FX products have grown to serve over a million artists worldwide. The company's success lies in its ability to tightly integrate and leverage technologies through strong partnerships with Adobe, Apple, Avid, Grass Valley, Nexidia, Sony, Quantel and other leading developers of video editing software.? So what does that mean, really? Well, Boris FX has always been a leader when it comes to 3rd party solutions to issues that editors, specifically Media Composer editors, run into all the time, but their effects are not just limited to Media Composer. As you?ve seen by the company bio, their product line is available for all the NLE?s and most compositing applications on the market today, as well as recently having support for DaVinci?s Resolve as well.


What makes people take notice of Boris FX is their flagship offering, Boris Continuum Complete, which is up to version nine. BCC offers editors and compositors not only ?cool? visual effects like Lens Flares, Glows and other ?additive? effects, that will stylize your footage, but they also put the focus on effects that fix common problems that editors and compositors run into on a daily basis. Their ?Image Restoration? category has twelve effects that range from flicker and pixel fixers to noise reduction and image stabilization. Almost all their effects include a ?beat reactor? parameter that specific elements of an effect be animated to music. For the other huge bonus is that many (and I mean almost all) of the BCC effects are real time in Premiere and Media Composer, which just makes it more of a bonus when you?re working with them. read more...

Boris FX Software Available at Videoguys!

Boris FX 10
A complete digital video effects library with over 220 filters and pre-made effects - reg $299


Boris Graffiti
The gold standard 2D/3D Title animation across platforms & editing applications reg $299


Boris RED 5.5
Integrated 3D compositing, titling & effects application for Adobe, Apple, Avid & more - reg. $695


Boris Continuum Complete 9 AVX
200+ filters & effects for Avid Editing & Finishing systems
reg $1,995


Boris Continuum Complete 9 AE
200+ filters & effects for Adobe Premiere Pro & After Effects
reg $995.00


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