Working with CycoreFX HD


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Working with CycoreFX HD

Next on our exploration of features, let's talk about CycoreFX. Their web site is cycorefx.com, and I'll click on Products. CycoreFX is a set of 61 fun effects that come with After Effects, as you see, version 6.5 through CS5.5. They are the ones that start with the letters CC. Up through CS5.5, they've all been 8-bit effects. There might have been fine a few years ago, but nowadays with film and HD work, you really should be rendering at least 16-bits per channel, just to get good quality and cut down on banding.

But previously, if you wanted that, you had to upgrade to CycoreFX HD. HD had at least 16-bit support in all effects, and quite a few of them had 32-bit floating-point support. There were also some effects inside the HD that were not in the normal CycoreFX bundle, and here's a list of some of those effects, as well a list of those that have floating-point support, those which now pick up the lights in After Effects that didn't previously, and also those that ...

Working with CycoreFX HD
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Working with CycoreFX HD provides you with in-depth training on Video. Taught by Chris Meyer as part of the After Effects CS6 New Features

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