Mar 27, 2014 - ASSIMILATE announced today new v8 versions of its SCRATCH and SCRATCH Lab software to allow encoding of Apple ProRes files on Microsoft Windows 7/8-based PCs. The SCRATCH data-centric DI system is the most comprehensive, end-to-end cinema and broadcast imaging tool. Artists on-set or in post production can now use both the OS X and Windows versions of the software, and are guaranteed the highest possible quality and encoding speeds on each platform. Both products are available immediately.
Mar 26, 2014 - Boston based FxFactory announces Hawaiki AutoSplit, a plugin designed for split screen creation and animation. AutoSplit offers multiple effect modules to give projects full customization options. Developed by Tokyo Productions and Lawn Road, AutoSplit offers incredible power and flexibility to help you work faster and more creatively. The plugin supports a wide variety of host applications, including Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects, Apple's Motion 5, Final Cut Pro X and Final Cut Pro 7.
Mar 25, 2014 - New Zealand-based shinywhitebox today introduces iShowU Studio 1.0, their newest major screen casting solution for OS X. Aimed at the consumer and beginner prosumer market, iShowU Studio focuses on providing easy post-recording editing and publishing of captured footage. iShowU Studio shares several of the same features of the popular iShowU HD and iShowU Pro, including ease-of-use, camera capture, keyboard/mouse compositing, and upload services to YouTube and Vimeo.
Mar 24, 2014 - Boris FX announces Boris Continuum Complete 9, a package of visual effects for NLE and compositing platforms on Windows and Mac OS. Building on the strengths of previous BCC releases, version 9 adds over 30 new filters and transitions in key areas such as Image Restoration, Film, Stylize, Keying and Compositing, Lights, and Perspective. All BCC effects and presets can now be viewed in the new FX Browser window, which is integrated into every BCC filter or transition.
Mar 18, 2014 - Flixel Photos Inc.'s Cinemagraph Pro for Mac, the living photo creation software, has achieved featured status on the Mac App Store for a second week in a row. The app is now at the top of the rankings in the photography category in nearly 80 countries. The app allows users to create cinemagraph images. The new software includes support for UHD (4K) resolution video output, masking tools, and more. Cinemagraph Pro for Mac's discounted price is extended until March 20.
Mar 12, 2014 - Portland based Red Giant today announces Red Giant Universe public beta, a community that gives members access to fast and powerful tools for editing, filmmaking, visual effects and motion design. Red Giant is releasing an unprecedented 50 new plug-ins at once. Every tool in the Universe library of effects and transitions is GPU-accelerated, both Mac and Windows compatible, and works across multiple host applications including: After Effects, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro X and Motion.
Mar 11, 2014 - Less than two weeks since Flixel Photos Inc. launched Cinemagraph Pro for Mac, the living photo creation software has achieved featured status on the Mac App Store and become top paid photo app in 50 countries. The application allows users to intuitively and easily create Cinemagraph images. The new software includes support for UHD (4K) resolution video capture, masking tools, and more. Creators can upload and share their living photos in high resolution.
Mar 10, 2014 - shinywhitebox today announces that iShowU Studio 1.0 for OS X has been scheduled for late March 2014. Their next major screen casting solution, iShowU Studio focuses on providing easy post-recording editing and publishing of captured footage. Aimed at the consumer and beginner prosumer market, iShowU Studio shares several of the same features of the popular iShowU HD and iShowU Pro, including ease-of-use, camera capture, keyboard/mouse compositing, and upload services.
Mar 04, 2014 - Boston based FxFactory today announces the free Data Pop download package. Data Pop Free offers four eye-catching title options: Bar Graph, Pie Chart, Ring Chart and Number Chart. All are highly customizable, giving users options such as graph colors, graph size, graph position, text colors, text styles, background colors and background opacity, depending on the choice of template. Get four high quality infographic titles to add a professional and creative twist to any chart and graph display.