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It wouldn't be NAB time without a sale or two would it? Red Giant are offering 30% off everything in their store for one day only.

For today only, the 8th of April 2014, they are slicing 30% off every product in the store. They've actually got a countdown clock on their website to the end of the sale!  

Here's a quick list of their popular products, just click the link and add the coupon code 'NAB2014a'

 
Just to reinforce the fact that this is a one day sale, the coupon code is good for 24 hours from Tuesday, April 8th at 8am PST to 24 hours later, Wed, April 9th at 8 am PST 2014.
 
The suites that they advertise on the sale page look good value, but don't forget there are some cracking plugins available individually.
 
Magic Bullet looks 2.5 was announced at the end of March, it will be available in Q2 as a free update. It features new colour correction tools, better previewing of presets and a major speed bump. (Good -the old one took forever)
 

“It might look mostly the same at first glance,” said Nate Sparks, Red Giant Color Suite product manager, “but what’s under the hood is brand-spanking entirely new. Magic Bullet Looks has been around for a long time, and we know how much users depend on it every day in their work. But we reached a point in development where the older technology it was built on was holding us back.”


Rather than continuing to build Looks on old code, the developers chose to spend the last year rebuilding it entirely from scratch - preserving the hugely popular Magic Bullet Looks experience while giving it new life and a bright future.


“A few weeks ago, we announced an entirely new development platform and effects library called Universe,” said Red Giant co-founder Andrew Little. “That technology allows us to quickly create new effects and update existing ones quickly. Magic Bullet Looks has been rebuilt on the same flexible, GPU-enhanced technology, and it opens the door for us to do a lot more with Looks and other existing products in the future.“


In the meantime, you don’t have to wait to get new features out of Magic Bullet Looks. The free update includes the following enhancements:


Speed increases of more than 25% on Mac.
Improved Looks Previewing: allows users to hover over Looks to preview the results.
Strength Slider: control the overall strength of your entire Look with an easy-to-use, key-framable slider.
LUT Tool: allows users to import .cube LUTs as well as 12 new LUT presets.
S-Curve Tool: makes it easy to add contrast without losing detail.
Better Custom Looks Management: makes it easier to share your Looks with other editors.


“These updates are just the beginning,” said Sparks. “We’ve wanted to do much more with Magic Bullet Looks. And now, with Looks rebuilt, you can expect to see big things in the future.”