GenArts Sapphire 9
GenArts Inc. announced the release of Sapphire 9, its collection of visual effect plug-ins. This marks the shortest time elapsed between version releases in Sapphire's history, allowing active Upgrade and Support customers and current subscribers to upgrade to version 9 free of charge. The new version adds BokehLights, complex and creative patterns of defocused lights that animate and scale over time; astronomically accurate star field renderer NightSky; Aurora, producing swirling patterns similar to the Aurora Borealis; hypnotic, spiral effect similar to infinite regression called InfiniteZoom; new CutToDissolve transition; automatic repair tool for bad pixels, dropouts, or random noise in a frame named RepairFrames; and improvemen ts in the Builder section. Sapphire 9 is available for the industry's leading compositing and editing platforms, including Nuke, Fusion, After Effects, DaVinci Resolve, Media Composer or Premiere Pro. [source]
V-Ray 3.1 for Maya
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New Adobe Digital Publishing Solution
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E-on software's 3D immersive communication platform for architecture and GeoDesign, LumenRT, has been updated.
Sibelius 8.0.1 with over 100 Improvements
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Mac OS X El Capitan available as a free update
Mac OS X El Capitan, the latest major release of Apple's advanced desktop operating system, is available, as a free update for all users.
RE:Vision Effects announces important updates for Premiere Pro users
RE:Vision Effects updated the GPU support for DE:Flicker, DE:Noise, ReelSmart Motion Blur and Twixtor plug-ins.
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