Autodesk Announces Three New Software Releases for the Mac
Growing Portfolio of Autodesk Creative Tools for Mac OS X
“Given the growing adoption of Mac OS X and the production requirements of the Mac community, we’re excited to offer these premiere creative tools to Mac artists,” said
“Mac OS X Leopard, combined with our powerful Mac hardware, offers creative and design specialists a compelling platform for creating everything from stunning 2D visual effects to advanced 3D models for digital entertainment,” said
Autodesk Media & Entertainment Products for the Macintosh Platform
Autodesk Toxik 2009: The ideal companion to Maya 2009 software, this node-based digital compositing software brings powerful, integrated compositing and effects capabilities to independent 2D visual effects artists and large-scale film and broadcast facilities. Toxik 2009 facilitates high-efficiency, collaborative, iterative workflows, and offers a suite of new tools to support stereoscopic productions and the creation of set extensions with real-time interactive high resolution compositing. Toxik 2009 for Mac OS X is expected to be available in English in
Autodesk Mudbox 2009: A highly intuitive application for painting, texturing and re-touching 3D models. Mudbox software gives 3D modelers, artists and designers the freedom to create without worrying about the technical details. Breaking the mold of traditional 3D modeling applications, Mudbox 2009 provides an organic brush-based 3D modeling and texture painting experience that ignites the creative process. Mudbox 2009 for Mac OS X is expected to be available in English in
Autodesk ImageModeler 2009: An image-based modeling and photogrammetry software that generates 3D models from photographs, giving architects, designers and entertainment content creators a new approach to 3D modeling. The software’s easy-to-learn, three-step workflow lets users achieve photorealistic results with real-world accuracy. The Mac OS X version is expected to be available in English in
Autodesk Maya 2009: A powerful, integrated 3D modeling, animation, and rendering solution based upon an open architecture. Maya is used by film and video artists, game developers, multimedia designers, design professionals, and 3D enthusiasts to create lifelike digital images, realistic animation, and extraordinary visual effects. A 32-bit version of Maya 2009 is currently available in English and Japanese on the Mac OS X for Intel-based Macintosh computers. Autodesk suggested retail pricing is
Autodesk Stitcher Unlimited 2009: Easy-to-use software that helps create wide-angle and panoramic images, up to 360 degree spheres. With an intuitive user interface and an automatic photo-merging engine, the software is ideal for generating virtual tours for the Web, dramatic backdrops for film and game productions, environment maps for 3D rendering and high-quality panoramic prints for artistic display. Stitcher Unlimited also interoperates seamlessly with Adobe Photoshop software. Currently available for Mac OS X in English, French, German and Japanese. The Autodesk suggested retail price for Stitcher Unlimited 2009 is
*International pricing may vary.
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