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Toon Boom Announces Studio 5

Press Release from Toon Boom Animation Inc.

Montreal (May 1, 2009) -- Toon Boom Animation Inc. today announced the upcoming release of Studio 5, a new version that brings stop-motion animation to its existing wide array of animation capabilities. Rebranded to reflect the various styles of animation and positioned as the proven multi-technique animation software, Studio 5 is the best software for mastering all animation techniques. Ideal for hobbyists, educators and students, Studio 5 enables users to become familiar with stop-motion, traditional, digital, cut-out and rotoscoping animation methods and to combine them for greater creativity.

What’s new in Studio 5?-- Create stop-motion animation using your favourite characters-- Speed things up with Time-lapse Imagery-- Live View/Image Capture lets you see images exactly as they will appear in your movie-- Change your backgrounds using Chroma Key Screens (Green & Blue Screens)-- Position and align elements perfectly using Onion Skinning-- Use Rotoscoping to take advantage of actual imagery to better position your characters-- Improved Image Playback Optimization increases speed-- Annotation Layers for feedback-- Easily export your animation directly to YouTube or Facebook-- Import Flip Boom Classic and Animation-ish projects to bring them to the next level-- Enhanced User Interface

Buy Toon Boom Studio 5 now at the special pre-launch price of $329.99 US, valid until May 14, 2009. As of May 1, 2009, all new clients will receive a Toon Boom Studio 4.5 key. Their Studio 5 license key will be automatically registered and emailed to them upon product release in May 2009 enabling them to download the software. All new clients will see their version 5 purchase listed on the "my products" page once the transaction is completed. All orders requiring shipping will be processed upon product release.

Information about Toon Boom Studio 5 is now available online at

About Toon Boom Animation Inc.Toon Boom Animation Inc. ( is the worldwide leader in animation software solutions. Toon Boom carries user-friendly animation applications for all and develops new geographies to make the animation community as global as can be. In that market segment, Toon Boom caters to the needs of children, home users, creative professionals as well as students, educators and schools.