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smudgethis says
405 posts Motion Graphics and Scrambled Eggs
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smudgethis says

I make all my project on cs6 and convert to cs4, it’s a bit of a hassle sometimes but better than working in cs4 in my opinion

How do you convert back to CS4? I know this is a loooong ago post but I am struggling to find a good method.

Cheers J

405 posts Motion Graphics and Scrambled Eggs
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smudgethis says

Alt click the little bit of text saying ‘8 bpc’ at the bottom of your After Effects project window. It will change to ‘16 bpc’ and all your troubles will magically disappear.

J

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Just clicked the banner showcasing ‘Over 20 incredible Element 3D items’. As incredible as they all are, the total sales of all items adds up to 14. Not too good.

Is anyone expecting this to change… much? I can’t see myself investing the time for what appears to be very little reward.

J
Thats like say years ago, hey this new site called videohive only has 400 items on it. Its not worth making after effects templates since not many people are buying them.

Good point, I guess you see a bit more light at the end of that particular tunnel than I do.

I’m not so optimistic but only time will tell. I could well be eating my words in a few months time when the category explodes (I do have my copy of Element loaded and ready to go should this happen).

405 posts Motion Graphics and Scrambled Eggs
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smudgethis says

I didn’t realise that this rejection based on too many of a certain type of file happens but I am really glad it does.

If one author has a great idea for a certain ‘type’ of project then it is only fair that the amount of projects that are similar is limited to a certain amount. This both protects the sales of the original author and forces creativity from other members of the marketplaces.

A lot of people on this thread seem annoyed that what Envato need is a lot of badly put together original content. That content however is not generating sales as it is badly put together. If I were to even consider copying (or should I call it ‘taking inspiration’) from another project, pick one that has been done badly and has no sales and make it kick ass and awesome and just watch the cash roll on in.

I also see a lot of people annoyed on these forums that their items are not selling or are rejected even though other items that are similar are being really successful.

Be different, be unique, be creative, be successful! (Ok it might not be that simple but it has to beat copying others work and being rejected)

405 posts Motion Graphics and Scrambled Eggs
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smudgethis says

Just clicked the banner showcasing ‘Over 20 incredible Element 3D items’. As incredible as they all are, the total sales of all items adds up to 14. Not too good.

Is anyone expecting this to change… much? I can’t see myself investing the time for what appears to be very little reward.

J

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smudgethis says

+1 That’s why a shopping cart needed.

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405 posts Motion Graphics and Scrambled Eggs
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smudgethis says

I also had the same question, I guess VH should have something like this:

What if they want 7 licences?

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smudgethis says

Even if the buyer only wants to buy one licence, it might be a good thing to show that they are only buying one licence as opposed to the rights to use the template over and over again.

By showing a number next to the item they are buying in the shopping cart and a small piece of text saying “one licence equals one use” (or words to that effect), we may well see an increase in sales and a reduction of instances of people innocently re-using a product thinking that they are perfectly within their rights to do so.

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smudgethis says

when are the new series coming out ? :DDD has the first season or “VH drama” ended ? I loved it ;D

Glad you enjoyed it. So did I and I’m now quite sad that contact seems to have been lost.

I am very very tempted to email the link to this forum to the guy ‘The Client:’ and see how he reacts. Might be pushing the button a little though, after all I do want to remain professional. :)

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