Major redesign of Autodesk flagship VFX software includes robust visual effects and color grading toolset.
Autodesk released the Flame 20th Anniversary Edition., a major redesign of its premier VFX software. Announced at this year's International Broadcasting Convention 2012 (IBC), the new software is part of Autodesk Flame Premium 2013. The suite integrates visual effects, editorial and real-time color grading, streamlines complex tasks, improves speed and features a new creative workspace, top-level editorial timeline integration and an enhanced GPU pipeline. Software Updates Include:
- New creative workspace: Essential post-production tools are now closely linked in unified creative environment. The new software features one-click access to main finishing tasks and creative tools.
- Integrated Editorial and Effects Timeline: The timeline is now available at the top level of the application, allowing artists to more easily accomplish editorial tasks and move effortlessly between creative and editorial tools.
- Enhanced GPU Pipeline: A re-engineered GPU/CPU processing pipeline for faster compositing and visual effects development in Batch and Action.
The 20th Anniversary edition and extension releases are now available exclusively to Autodesk Subscription customers. To view the full product details, subscription benefits and video tutorials, visit the Flame Premium product center, join the Flame Community on AREA or friend us on our Facebook page.
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.