Digital Spielbergs: QuickTime Effects For OS X

Buena Software, Inc. has released new QuickTime Effect Packs, bringing them to version 2.0. Effects Pack 1,2,and 3 are effects plug-ins for any app using QuickTime effects, such as Adobe Premiere. Version 2.0 has new features as well as bug fixes, and works natively in OS X. According to Buena Software, Inc.:

Buena Software, Inc. is pleased to announce the release of Effects Pack 1, 2 and 3 version 2.0. These 3 sets of QuickTime video effects plug-ins allow users to apply a wide variety of filters and transitions to their movies in any application that uses QuickTime effects, including QuickTime Player Pro and Adobe Premiere. Version 2.0 adds native support for OS X applications!

New features in version 2.0:

  • All effects work natively in MacOS X without needing to run the Classic environment
  • Effects Pack 2 now has AltiVec support (paid version only), just like Effects Packs 1 and 3
  • Various bug fixes (fixed a few minor memory leaks, improved overall stability)
  • Added support for new controls in QuickTime 5.0 and newer

You can find more information about the Effects Packs at the Buena Software Web site. Each Effects Pack is available for US$30.00.