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e-on Optimizes Vue Line for Tiger

e-on software announced its successful Vue line of products has been optimized to support Mac OS X Tiger. e-on software also announced the immediate availability of the free MetaVue plug-in for Spotlight. MetaVue will enable Mac OS X Tiger users to manage their Vue resources with unprecedented efficiency.

"e-on software is happy to be among the first to reap the benefits of Mac OS X Tiger particularly the Spotlight technology. This demonstrates our commitment to providing our users with the best possible tools for the Macintosh OS X platform, " said e-on software president Nicholas Phelps.

"We're excited to see e-on use Tiger innovation to enable Mac users to create stunning natural 3D environments, added Ron Okamoto, Apples vp of Worldwide Developer Relations.

The Vue product line is a leading solution for the creation of natural 3D environments and is used by thousands of studios around the world to produce convincing CG FX footage.

Vue comes in three versions: Esprit, Pro Studio and the new Vue 5 Infinite.

The MetaVue plug-in extracts meta-data from the following files:* scene files (.vue files) * plants (.veg files) * objects (.vob files) * atmospheres (.atm files) * color maps (.clr files) * filters (.flt files) * functions (.fnc files) * materials (.mat files)

The MetaVue plug-in can be downloaded for free from e-ons website.

To celebrate Tiger's release, e-on software will be offering a special discount on Vue 5 Esprit and Vue 5 Pro Studio. From April 29 to May 31, Vue 5 Esprit will be available for $199 and Vue 5 Pro Studio for $350, a savings of $50 off the regular price.

e-on software ( is based in Beaverton, Oregon. Its softwares product line includes the award-winning Vue natural 3D environment creators, as well as the Ozone 2.0 line of professional atmospheric plug-ins.