Avid Technology Inc. announced the worldwide availability of Avid Studio Tools, a fully integrated software package designed exclusively for customers using Media Composer Adrenaline, NewsCutter Adrenaline FX, and NewsCutter XP systems. Avid Studio Tools includes three powerful content-creation applications: Avid 3D software, featuring industry-leading 3D animation and effects technology from Avid's Softimage product family; Avid FX software, based on the award-winning Boris Red compositing and titling package; and Avid DVD by Sonic, a DVD authoring application developed expressly for Avid by Sonic Solutions, the leader in DVD creation software.
"Postproduction professionals who rely on the power of Media Composer Adrenaline and NewsCutter are asking us for more. They want an expanded set of software tools for a wide range of tasks, including DVD authoring, 3D animation and sophisticated titles and effects creation," said Charlie Russell, senior manager of product marketing at Avid. "Avid Studio Tools is the perfect solution, as it offers powerful, best-of-breed applications that are seamlessly integrated with each other and fit easily into existing postproduction workflows. With this expanded palette of postproduction tools, Media Composer Adrenaline and NewsCutter users will be able to increase their productivity and expand their creative potential."
Avid Studio Tools is available worldwide through Avid's worldwide reseller channel for $2,195. The package is designed to work with qualified Windows-based systems running Avid Media Composer Adrenaline 1.5, NewsCutter Adrenaline FX 5.5, and NewsCutter XP 5.5 systems or higher.
Avid Technology Inc. (www.avid.com) is a world leader in digital nonlinear media creation, management and distribution solutions, enabling film, video, audio, animation, games and broadcast professionals to work more efficiently, productively and creatively.