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NewBlue Releases Two NewBlueFX Sony Vegas Plugin Packages for Video Editing Enthusiasts
Posted Jan 2, 2007 Print Version     Page 1of 1

Interactive audio and video technology developer NewBlue, Inc. announced NewBlue Art Blends and NewBlue Motion Blends, the third and fourth offerings in the company's VideoFX plugins series. NewBlue Art Blends and Motion Blends provide a great way to punctuate a scene and add a unique stamp. Inspired by the fast-paced needs of music videos and realty television productions, NewBlue Motion Blends and Art Blends afford high-end consumers and professional video editors the opportunity to include compelling special effects without breaking the bank.

The NewBlue Art Blends collection features a rich set of 8 specialized video transitions that shift re. They're fun, unusual and a must images through visually-stunning alternate realities. For example, users can hammer a shape shifting transition out of metal, mutate scenes through shifting colors and light or create a painted transition. These captivating visual techniques include Color Melt, Contrast, Duochrome, Glow, Halo, Metallic, Sketch, and Vivid plugins.

The NewBlue Motion Blends collection features a powerful set of 7 unique video transitions that twist, turn, and transmogrify video from one scene to the next. These dynamic transitions introduce refreshing new ways to move imagery and keep viewers engaged. Using NewBlue Motion Blends, users can shear, spin, zoom, and smear to stretch and blur transitions, rattle the camera, or conjure up a cheesy dream/ripple transition. The NewBlue Motion Blends collection includes Roll, Shake, Shear, Smear, Spin, Wave, and Zoom plugins. Pricing and Availability NewBlueFX are available worldwide via direct download on the NewBlueFX website, http://www.newbluefx.com.

The collections are designed for the Windows PC platform with Macintosh versions planned in the near future. Retail prices are $69.95 USD for NewBlue Art Blends and $69.95 USD for NewBlue Motion Blends. For a limited time, registered users of NewBlue Equalizers, NewBlue Essentials, NewBlue Production Tools, NewBlue Scrubbers, NewBlue SoundBenders, NewBlue Art Effects and NewBlue Motion Effects will be able to purchase the new products at a preferred discount.

The NewBlueFX product line consists of two main categories, AudioFX and VideoFX. Features of the AudioFX collections run the gamut from audio filtering, such as equalization, noise reduction and compression to creative sound manipulation tools, such as "Insectoid," "Buzz" and "Robot Fog." In the VideoFX collections, users will find plugins that provide artistic techniques, such as air brushing, pastel sketching and line drawing, as well as motion effects, such as earthquake, spin blur, wiggle and zoom.

Included in the AudioFX category are 5 distinct VST-compatible collections:

  • NewBlue Equalizers, 9 audio filters that boost or cut ranges of tone in a specialized manner. Plugins include: Adjust Highs, Adjust Lows, Graphic EQ, Parametric EQ, Remove Highs, Remove Lows, Tone Eliminator, Filter Sweep, and Swirl.
  • NewBlue Essentials, 8 standard audio processing tools, NewBlue Essentials make any soundtrack complete. Plugins include: Chorus, Delay, Distortion, Echo, Flange, Phaser, Reverb, and Slap Back.
  • NewBlue Production Tools, 11 must-have effects to boost the clarity and performance of video soundtracks. Plugins include: Sharpener, Stereoizer, Monofier, Bass Boost, Crisper, Compactor, Sound Expander, Dual Compressor, Tone Compressor, Dual Expander, and Tone Expander
  • NewBlue Scrubbers, 6 powerful, easy-to-use audio repair techniques. Plugins include: Audio Polish, Cleaner, Auto Mute, Background Fader, Hum Remover, and Noise Reduction
  • NewBlue SoundBenders, 9 environmental, vocal and atmospheric effects. Plugins include: Buzzurgle, Insectoid, Phone, Radio, Resonator, Robot Fog, Under Water, Wah and Wind.

In addition to the new Art Blends and Motion Blends packages, the VideoFX category includes 2 additional collections, designed for Sony Vegas editing software:

  • NewBlue Art Effects, 7 video filters that create a visually stunning alternate reality. Plugins include: Air Brush, Colorize, Dream Glow, Duochrome, Line Drawing, Metallic, and Pastel Sketch.
  • NewBlue Motion Effects, 7 video filters that add movement to the video image. Plugins include: Active Camera, Earthquake, Motion Blur, Shear Energy, Spin Blur, Wiggle and Zoom Blur.


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