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Media Composer® 6: Part 2—Effects Essentials by Greg Staten

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Modifying BCC Plug-ins as Segment Effects

Although Boris FX BCC plug-ins and other AVX plug-ins include presets, subtle adjustments to the major parameters of each effect can make it fit your shot even better.

To modify the preset you just added:

1. From the METHOD pop-up menu, choose SMOOTHER. This gives the best quality but is slower to render than the default Faster setting.

2. Drag the RADIUS X slider to 20 as shown in Figure A.7. The skin on the man in the clip looks very plastic and unrealistic.

Figure A.7 Drag the Radius X slider to 20 to increase the smoothness.

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3. Click the COMPARE disclosure triangle. The Compare menu that it reveals ...

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