Toon Boom Releases Animate Pro
Toon Boom Animate Pro can import leading file formats, including MOV, SWF, PSD, AI and PDF, as well as export to video in MOV and FLV. In addition, Animate Pro comes with full scripting capabilities and command line tools. Add Storyboard Pro to integrate the pre-production stages seamlessly into your existing pipeline.
Included kick-start program
Toon Boom Animate Pro comes with more than four hours of video training and ready-to-use templates for a smooth learning experience. Dedicated support programs combined with a practical user forum are additional resources for timely assistance, all handled by the Toon Boom animation experts.
More for Less Tour
To promote the Animate family line of products, Toon Boom will be touring North America, starting with a powerful presentation at Flash on Tap, in Boston on May 28-30, 2009; then on to Colombus, OH, on June 10, 2009; New York, NY, on June 16, 2009, Chicago, IL, on June 17, 2009; Orlando, FL, on June 18, 2009; Denver, CO, on June 23, 2009; San Francisco, CA, on July 13, 2009; Seattle, WA, on July 20, 2009; and Portland, OR, on July 21, 2009. All events will be from 7 pm to 9 pm, in their respective time zones. For a complete listing of events and to RSVP, please go to http://toonboom.makeswebsites.com/, select your city and register.
Pricing and Availability
Toon Boom Animate Pro for MAC OS X on Intel based systems and for Microsoft Windows XP and Windows Vista platforms is ready to ship now with availability through the Toon Boom Store at www.toonboom.com/buy/onlinestore/customer. Considering the overwhelmingly positive response received from the field and the great success Animate has garnered since its launch in November 2008, Toon Boom Animate Pro will be released at $1,999.99 US, a saving of $1,000 off the original listed price.
All customers who took advantage of the pre-order campaign which started on March 30, 2009, will receive their Product Code electronically along with instructions on how to install and activate the product.
Toon Boom Animate Pro comes with a Personal Learning Edition and over three hours of video training that will get any new user up and animating quickly.
For more detailed information, please visit www.toonboom.com/products/animatepro/.