SAN FRANCISCO — Autodesk’s Smoke 2015 editing and effects software is now available. Smoke 2015 adds new effects tools, 3D tracking, support for OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), support for the new Mac Pro, and enhanced interoperability with Final Cut Pro X.
Autodesk is offering a Desktop Subscription for Smoke 2015 in three flavors, allowing editors and artists to pay by the month, the quarter or by the year. The price for monthly subscription is $195. By committing to a one-year subscription, customers can save more than $500. Smoke 2015 is also available as a free 30-day trial.
To make it easier for users to get up to speed on new features, Autodesk has created a tutorial (http://autode.sk/learn-smoke). The Smoke Learning Channel has also been updated with more than 50 free Getting Started tutorial videos (http://autode.sk/Rk3LQW).