Serious Magic Ultra

Serious Magic Ultra

Serious Magic – Ultra (Windows) Revolutionary Keying Technology

So what is PC only software doing on mostly an Apple based site? This software is actually good enough to warrant buying a cheap PC just to run it!

Serious Magic’s ULTRA 2 is a breakthrough that transforms keying into a practical daily production tool for all types of video professionals. ULTRA 2’s drag-and-drop simplicity allows video editors to create highly realistic background composites that are convincing in every detail, even from marginal video sources.

ULTRA 2’s Vector Keying™ technology blows away the primitive keyer built into your video editing software. Now shots that used to be impossible to key—uneven lighting, wrinkled backgrounds and frizzy hair—can be finished in minutes. ULTRA 2 will even preserve the shadows of your talent and achieve complex keys such as smoke, liquids and transparent objects with minimal effort. It’s simply remarkable.

Virtual Set Technology

ULTRA 2 puts high-end virtual sets within reach. ULTRA 2’s Master Sets Libraries (sold separately) go beyond typical static shots and include breathtaking flying camera shots, moving stages, boom and dolly moves. Sets include multiple B-source options and camera angles in tight, medium and wide views. These libraries, sold separately, can be used seamlessly in ULTRA 2.

“Putting it simply, it’s the best low-cost keying software for DV I’ve ever seen… Wow.”
— Digital Media Net

“ULTRA can work with a wide variety of key lighting and still pull a good key…If that were all ULTRA did, it would be amazing, but it gets even better…the ability to pull off even a short, subtle creep-zoom can really help to sell a shot.”
— DV Magazine

“ULTRA is one of those rare pieces of software that shakes up the status quo. It makes professional-quality chroma key effects a viable option for just about any video producer…you can add some magic and awe to an otherwise ordinary video production.”
— AV Video

Master Set Library 1

Master Set Library 2

Master Set Library 3

Visit Serious Magic’s site for more details.

ULTRA 2 System Requirements

* Windows® XP or 2000
* 933 Mhz or faster processor speed
* Intel® Pentium® III, 4, Celeron 2, Xeon® or equivalent
* AMD® Opteron®, Athlon®, Athlon XP® or Duron® processor or equivalent
* 512 MB RAM.
* DVD-ROM Drive.
* 1 GB available hard disk space.
* 32 MB AGP or PCI-Express graphics card with 3D acceleration (GeForce™ or Radeon™ class card recommended).
* For SD GPU Keying: 64 MB AGP or PCI-Express graphics card with 3D acceleration (GeForce™ 5700, Radeon™ 9600 or better card recommended).
* For HD GPU Keying: 128 MB AGP or PCI-Express graphics card with 3D acceleration (GeForce™ 6600, Radeon™ 9800 or better card recommended).
* Windows® – compatible PC audio card.
* Windows® – compatible DV input required for real-time preview of external video.
* IDE hard drive or Ethernet card required for activation.
* NTSC and PAL compatible

Serious Magic: Ultra 2 (Windows PC)
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