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DIGIEFFECTS ACQUIRES BUENA SOFTWARE
|June 25, 2007
Au Naturel allows users to work on footage in a 32-bit per
channel floating point linear RGB color space for more natural looking results
when compositing, blurring, or correcting your footage. Depth Cue adds
realistic depth effects to 3D layers. Swatch Buckler adds a floating color
palette to After Effects' user interface. Effect Essentials includes 10 video
As part of this acquisition, Digieffects will streamline the
product line-up and offer new, lower prices effective immediately. Effect Essentials
and Au Naturel will be combined into one package called the Buena Effects Pack.
The suggested retail price of this new package is $199 (formerly $249 and $149
Depth Cue will remain a standalone plug-in with the same
suggested retail price of $199.
Depth Cue users can also download, for free, OpenEXR, a plug-in
developed by Industrial Light & Magic that reads depth and other channels
from an EXR into After Effects.
Swatch Buckler (previously $49) is now available as a free
download from www.digieffects.com.
"Buena's tools are a perfect fit for our product
line-up," says Robert Sharp, president of Digieffects. "Video editors and
FX artists can create even more unique effects. With this acquisition,
Digieffects can expand on the needs and requests of our customers."