RV – image and sequence viewer for VFX and animation artists.

Layer Splitter – Layer Splitter is a drag-and-drop application that takes a multi-layered Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Illustrator file and separates each layer to its own file.  Wow, where have you been all of my life?

Digieffects – a developer of software plug-ins for Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut Pro and Autodesk Combustion.

FxFactory – Powering hundreds of visual effects plug-ins for Final Cut Pro, Motion and Adobe After Effects.

BIAS – crafts powerful, innovative tools for audio, video, and film professionals.

Color Finesse 3 – high-end color correction and enhancement tools you need both as a plug-in for your favorite application—including After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Motion, and Premiere Pro—and as a standalone application.

Final Cut Pro X transitions – Dissolves start and finish on edit

Alex4D Text Box – a title generator of a resizable text box with various fill options.

Magic Bullet Colorista II – Red Giant brings high-end color systems to your desktop.

Sonicfire Pro 5 – the royalty free music library that’s also a fully-customized music score.

motion tracking for editors – Don’t let the straight-forward name fool you, this app is by the planar tracking geniuses at Imagineer Systems who now essentially allow you to use Mocha inside your editing or compositing app of choice.

iPi Soft – an entry-level markerless motion capture technology.

Clesh– a fully interactive consumer web-based editing package that lets novices become ‘prosumers’.

Callouts – a Final Cut Pro X plug-in that lets you add arrows, shapes, magnifiers, animated map trajectories, speech and thought bubbles and much more to your next video project.

PixelWindow – a simple, light-weight, cross-platform application for measuring things on your screen. It creates a transparent window that acts like a pixel ruler with its width and height reported in the center. Just drag it around and resize it to measure whatever you want.

ColorChooser allows you to quickly access and organize your colors from the menubar without interrupting your workflow.

BeeFont is the ultimate font utility for users who require a quick, easy and comprehensive overview of all their fonts.

SourceFilmmaker – This new movie-making tool from Valve lets you create an entire movie by reusing assets and events from the video game world.

Animata is open source real-time puppet animation software. Think of it as your gateway drug for higher-end animation apps.

The Editing of Star WarsThis book explores the post decisions made for this legendary film.

Beauty Box Video – Automatic skin smoothing for HD, film and video. Take your retouching to the next level.

LRTimelapse – lets you create professional looking time lapse movies in a Lightroom, Camera RAW or After Effects workflow.

TK Time-Lapse – Royalty-free HD and 2K time lapse footage.

Resolve – Guest blogger Clay Asbury

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