Designed for editors, Red integrates with more than 20 supported NLEs, including Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro and Avid systems. Red gives editors advanced 2D and 3D compositing capabilities, DVE functions, robust 3D extrusion and animation, native vector titling, motion tracking, vector paint, rotoscoping, Adobe Illustrator file animation and extrusion, and more, all in a single plug-in.
Version 4.0 adds dozens of new features, including new filters, 16-bit color support and a sophisticated paint engine. Among the new filters, the Motion Path filter animates objects on a spline path. Users can also import EBU subtitle files to generate standard subtitles for multiple languages and DVDs. Improved integration with Avid and Apple Final Cut Pro systems has also been added.
Boris Blue is a 3D compositing and motion graphics solution based on the Red plug-in. This standalone application provides 3D creativity with realtime performance. Version 1.0 will be shipping at NAB 2006 and the initial release will support Windows only.
Boris FX will also showcase other integrated solutions, including Boris Final Effects Complete and Version 4.1 of Boris Continuum Complete (BCC). A new BCC training DVD will also debut.
The company will hold a user group meeting on Sunday, April 23rd at 3:30 pm at the Las Vegas Hilton in the Ballrooms D&E.