Let's face it, not all web designers are fantastic when it comes to graphics and animation. That's where Digital Juice comes in. Read on to find out more about them as a company and what they have to offer you as a designer.
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What is Digital Juice?
Digital Juice is an excellent resource for designers an animators who want to be able to start with a royalty free image or animation when they create materials for their projects. None of the products or services are available for free, and depending on the product, you can expect to pay anywhere from $1.95 to $349.95.
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Digital Juice's Products and Services
Digital Juice offers the following products and services:
Animations: There are several different collections of animations that are already rendered for you to use in your graphics, backgrounds, and websites. In the Jump Backs collection, there are over 1800 different files you can choose from that will work in any non-linear editing program. There are many different themes available to fit your project needs, all of which use high quality graphics so you don't have to worry about what they look like in the final version of your project. High Definition animations are also available in the Jump Backs collection at a higher cost. Several other collections are also available.
Fonts: There are several different volumes of fonts available to add the right pop to your designs.
Music and Sound Effects: There's a library of sound effects to help create promo shots or commercials.
Stock Video Footage: Need video footage for a project? They've got it! The resolution is better than HD and real objects are used to keep everything genuine.
Stock Photos: For $249.95, there is a collection of nearly 13,000 stock photos taken with a 39 megapixel camera. With a library this large, designers will never have to worry about getting a model or the right graphic for a header or advertising banner.
Photoshop Graphics: These layered graphics come in several different volumes, with varying prices for each. The layered photoshop graphics are royalty free and give you control over the elements and colors.
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Digital Juice offers a tool known as Juicer, which is a media management software designed to organize and coordinate with all of the Digital Juice products. The program is compatible with Windows and Mac systems, and will work with all the media you find on Digital Juice. The program will help you find what you are looking for and then convert it to the right kind of file type for the program you will be editing it in.
If your computer is connected to the Internet, you can get content directly from the DJ library. There are also a variety of plugins available, ranging in price from $9.95 to $69.95. These plugins add additional features and flexibility to fonts through Juicer. Options include: Rotator, Flip Flop, Texture, Power Scale, Jumble, and Live Convert.
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What Do We Think?
We think Digital Juice rocks. Why? Well, they provide a wide variety of products for all digital designers, so not only web designers can benefit from this service. Everything is moderately priced, and once you buy it, you can use it in a variety of projects. Digital Juice is very connected with their audience with a support forum, twitter account, and facebook fan page.