We all have a love-hate relationship with our editing system because as much as we love the one we use for all it allows us to do, we hate that it’s missing a few things. We may know what those “few things” are, but where do we find them exactly? Is there one, two or three that will do all we ask of them, without a lot of redundancy and fit within our budget? Look no further than this Videomaker Buyer’s Guide for Plug-ins & Filters Software.
Not only can you get more mileage out of your editing program using compatible plug-in and filter software, you can upscale just about any aspect of your system’s capabilities from audio, to compositing, to 2D and 3D title treatment; you can even apply popular filters from Tiffen that used to require a king’s ransom in glass kits that you had to lug around while shooting. Now, much of what you desire to do can be handled in post-production.