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New Spectrum demo project for download (with audio)

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New Spectrum demo project for download (with audio)

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Hi guys, you may have seen the video we recently posted which shows some of the new features in Magic 2.11:



I wanted to post the full project (with audio) so you can see how it works and customize it for yourself. Here's the download link: https://magicmusicvisuals.s3.amazonaws. ... ectrum.zip

This project is pretty resource-intensive, so it may go a bit slow on older computers. If you have a really fast computer, you can un-bypass the Antialias module for even better quality.

Some things to take note of:

- The curviness of the Spectrum is made possible by the new Spectrum parameters in 2.11, and the use of the Circle Wrap Distortion effect (which existed since 2.0).

- The very subtle vibrations on heavy beats are made possible by the new Expression modifier functionality, which allows you to use Globals as variables. Specifically, you will see that a random element is applied only when the beat is above a certain threshold.

- It's easy to change the background simply by editing/removing/adding modules in the Background scene.

- Make sure you have at least Magic 2.11 -- older versions won't load this project properly (some features will be missing).

That's it for now... I hope you enjoy, and if you have any questions, please feel free to reply!

-Eric
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Re: New Spectrum demo project for download (with audio)

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Yep, an example with "global as variables"! Thanks Eric.
Downloading...
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Re: New Spectrum demo project for download (with audio)

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Hi All!

I'm new here and completely new to making video. I'm an audio engineer and music producer using Magic to make youtube videos .

I've downloaded the demo, and tried a few things out with this project.
I'm wondering if theres a way to make the logo circle a little less sensitive or reduce the amount of movement. the tracks I produce are quite loud after mastering, and the moving circle gets super huge.

cheers!
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Re: New Spectrum demo project for download (with audio)

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reduce the amount of movement
There are many ways...
Choose a narrower/quieter frequency
Scale the source
Clamp the source
Subtract from the source (similar to clamping)
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Re: New Spectrum demo project for download (with audio)

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Thanks :)
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Re: New Spectrum demo project for download (with audio)

Post by LuckyRiver »

Hi,,

Thanks for sharing!

I'm new to the forum as I evaluate the demo before buying.

I download the project of new spectrum demo, but when I try to export to a mp4 file with my sound file, it does not have sound waves animated?
If I play , it does.

Did I miss something, or is it the demo software does not allow me to do it?

Any help is appreciated!
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Re: New Spectrum demo project for download (with audio)

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Yes, of course you can do that. I suggest you watch the first tutorial video (https://magicmusicvisuals.com/tutorialvideos) to learn how to export a movie with a sound file.
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