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It also gives you an unusual amount of depth in the parameters you can assign to each individual light object. You can select a preset from the effects window (above) and then edit it (below), or you can create an entirely new light from scratch.
The interface above is the edit window, where you assign parameters for your lights. It looks a bit ... technical at first glance, but it's actually quite simple. You'll be able to figure things out pretty quickly just by playing around with parameters and adding new effects.
I believe this program was written in Think C/C+. I say this because the opening tutorial in Think C is a little exercise in which you learn to make a program that prints the words "Hello World" on your screen. This also happens to be the message you get in Genesis V2 Pro when it encounters an error. That's not good.
Other problems include buttons failing to behave as they should, such as the "Cancel" button doing nothing, and general bugginess, such as alerts that don't go away and screens that fail to redraw.
The bottom line
Genesis V2 Pro is available for £99 (about $150, depending on the exchange rate). For more information about Genesis V2 Pro or to download a fully functional demo, visit http://www.futurefantastic.com.
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