San Jose, Calif. (April 9, 2001) (Nasdaq: ADBE)--Adobe Systems Incorporated,the leader in network publishing, is now shipping Adobe ®After Effects ® 5.0,,its award-winning motion graphics and visual effects software.After Effects boasts an open architecture that allows third party developers to create specialized plug-ins that expand creative options for the user.
Adobe After Effects 5.0 software offers enhanced productivity,a streamlined workflow and tight integration with other Adobe products,such as Adobe Premiere ® ,Adobe Photoshop ® and Adobe Illustrator ® .New features including 3D compositing and expressions,allow After Effects users to work more efficiently and achieve professional results for film,video,multimedia,and the Web.
"This is a must-have upgrade," said Ray McIntyre,Jr,vice president of Pixel Magic. "Adobe After Effects 5.0 has many new features that will allow me to efficiently produce stunning motion graphics and visual effects. I 'm also looking forward to taking advantage of the new plug-ins."
Adobe After Effects offers more third party plug-ins than any other compositing software.These companies offer a variety of new professional tools for After Effects 5.0 users.
Automatic Duck 's powerful Automatic Composition Import plug-in takes only seconds to import an OMF composition file from an Avid system.Effects are translated,media is imported,and the timeline is recreated as a composition in After Effects,all in one step.(www.automaticduck.com)
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