Search form

Tagged With: Software

Software Headline News

Tweak Software Launches RV 3.6

Press Release from Tweak Software

San Francisco, CA (July 8, 2009) -- Tweak Software, developers of RV, the image and sequence viewer for animation and visual effects, announced today the release of a significant new version. New features introduced with RV 3.6 include: 2K uncompressed playback from disk, remote sync, HDR LUTs, and a Package System for RV scripts and other extensions.

Software Headline News

Blackmagic Design Releases Software Update for all Videohub Routers

Press Release from Blackmagic Design Inc.

San Jose, CA, USA -- Blackmagic Design Inc. today released a major software update for all Videohub routers. Videohub 4.0 adds support for a revolutionary "button view" control screen that is designed to be easy to use on touch screen computers. Button view features an attractive design where users can choose from a number of icons of popular video equipment and the button layout is fully customizable.

Game Headline News

ZeniMax Media Acquires id Software

Press Release from ZeniMax Media Inc.

ZeniMax Media Inc., parent company of noted game publisher Bethesda Softworks, today announced it has completed the acquisition of legendary game studio, id Software, creators of world-renowned games such as DOOM, QUAKE, WOLFENSTEIN, and its upcoming title, RAGE.

Software Headline News

Stu Maschwitz Joins Red Giant Software as Creative Director

Press Release from Red Giant Software

San Francisco, CA, June 23, 2009 -- Red Giant Software ( is proud to announce that Stu Maschwitz is now the new Creative Director for Magic Bullet products. Stu Maschwitz is the original creator of the Magic Bullet Suite of plug-ins.

Software Headline News

3dStudio Adds 2D and 3D Software Products to Library

Press Release from, Inc., Inc. has added 2D and 3D software products to its extensive resource library. In addition the selection of plugins has been updated and expanded. currently offers over 260,000 free and priced resources including 3D models, textures, tutorials, plugins, gallery art, stock images, and software. Expert custom work and free file conversion are available.

Software Headline News

Terragen 2 with XfrogPlants: A Virtual Ecosystem Solution

Press Release from Terragen 2 and XfrogPlants

LOS ANGELES, CA -- May 2009 -- Spring has sprung -- at least virtually -- with Terragen 2 and XfrogPlants' new software collaboration. Planetside Software and Xfrog, Inc. have united in support of a common goal: to create the most highly realistic virtual ecosystem software available.

Software Headline News

Cinnafilm Signs with ARRI

Press Release from Cinnafilm, Inc. and ARRI

Albuquerque, NM -- May 26, 2009, Cinnafilm, Inc., an engineering software firm dedicated to the development of powerful, reliable and intuitive film and video post production tools for creative professionals, today announced it has signed a multi-year, multi-million dollar global reseller agreement with ARRI, the world's leading manufacturer of professional motion picture equipment.

Software Headline News

e-on software Ships Ozone 4.0

Press Release from e-on software

May 20, 2009. Beaverton, Oregon: e-on software, makers of Vue, the leading solutions for natural 3D environments, and creators of breakthrough spectral atmospheric rendering technologies today announced the immediate availability of Ozone 4.0, its suite of atmospheric plug-ins for 3ds Max, Cinema4D, LightWave, Maya and Softimage|XSI.

E-on software also announced that it plans to release the Ozone 4.0 Personal Learning Edition (a fully functional version of Ozone 4.0 that anyone can use at no charge) in the coming days.

Software Headline News

Boinx Software Releases FotoMagico 3

Press Release from Boinx Software

Munich, Germany -- May 12th, 2009. Boinx Software today releases FotoMagico 3, a major update to its award-winning storytelling software for digital photographers. FotoMagico 3 introduces many new features to create professional slideshows in pristine quality. FotoMagico 3 makes it easy to mix photos with HD movies as provided by many recent DSLRs.

Autodesk Headline News

Autodesk Offers Free Render-Quality Vegetation Content for 3ds Max

Press Release from Autodesk, Inc.

SAN FRANCISCO, April 30, 2009 -- Architects and designers now have access to 100 species of Xfrog plants and trees that can be easily integrated into digital worlds and environments created with Autodesk 3ds Max Design modeling, animation and rendering software. This render-quality, highly realistic content -- developed by botanical experts from around the world -- is available for free download from the Autodesk Seek web service.

Software Headline News

Massive Hires Kevin Mannion, Former Legion CEO

Press Release from Massive Software

Auckland, NZ (April 16, 2009) -- Massive Software, developer of the Academy Award-winning 3D animation software for AI-driven characters, today announced the appointment of Kevin Mannion as VP Product Strategy and Israel Cooper as Director of Finance.

Autodesk Headline News

NAB 2009: Autodesk Presents Visual Effects Software

Press Release from Autodesk, Inc.

SAN RAFAEL, Calif., April 14, 2009 -- Autodesk, Inc., will participate in the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, April 18-23, 2009. At NAB, Autodesk expects to unveil a new product and showcase its latest visual effects, finishing, color grading and animation solutions for film, television and commercial post-production.

Autodesk Product ShowcaseAt the Autodesk booth SL2120, NAB attendees can see demonstrations featuring the following products:

Painting Headline News

Blacksmith3D Launches New 3D Painting, Morphing & Modeling Software

Blacksmith3D, an independent 3D graphics design applications company, has launched a new version of its 3D painting, morphing and modeling software: Blacksmith3D-Suite v3.2, allowing easy integration with 3ds Max and featuring Alpha Mask Support.

Offering a large variety of painting and image editing tools, as well as easy to use morphing and bonus modeling tools; this package was designed to streamline 3D texturing and painting workflow and intended for artists to paint textures directly onto the 3D models utilizing smooth continuous brush strokes.

Software Headline News

mental ray 3.7+ Will be Integrated into Autodesk 3ds Max 2010

mental ray 3.7+, the photorealistic rendering software that now utilizes MetaSL universal shader language to easily and efficiently create and deploy shaders across platforms, will be integrated into Autodesk 3ds Max 2010 software.

Software Headline News

PipelineFX and BOXX Partner to Provide Turnkey Render Farm Solution

PipelineFX, makers of Qube! software, the render farm management software for film and post production, product design, game development, and digital media education around the world, has announced a partnership with Texas-based BOXX Technologies to bundle Qube! with BOXX render servers for a low-cost, turnkey render farm solution.

Software Headline News

BOXX Adds mental ray 3D Rendering Software

BOXX Technologies has added mental ray Standalone to its line of bundled professional software applications. mental ray, developed by mental images, is an industry standard 3D raytrace rendering software that produces photorealistic images for a broad range of uses from stylized visualizations for architectural visualization to 3D animation and visual effects for use in film and television.

Autodesk Headline News

Autodesk at GDC 2009: From Technical to Creative

At the 2009 Game Developers Conference (GDC), Autodesk will showcase its latest middleware and art creation tools for building innovative game experiences. Daily presentations at the Autodesk Booth (#5716) will highlight how the company's solutions have helped artists create AAA titles, such as FIFA SOCCER 09, WARHAMMER ONLINE: AGE OF RECKONING, PRINCE OF PERSIA and JAMES BOND: QUANTUM OF SOLACE. Industry visionaries and technology experts will also host four free Autodesk MasterClasses and six free Autodesk-sponsored training sessions during the show.

Production Headline News

Tweak Software Hires Alan Trombla as Director of Product Development

Tweak Software, developers of RV, the image and sequence viewer for animation and visual effects, have hired visual effects industry veteran Alan Trombla. Trombla, who has worked at all levels of visual effects and digital animation production from writing software and managing large engineering teams to lighting shots and leading CG productions, joins Tweak Software as Director of Product Development.

Autodesk Headline News

Autodesk Announces Three New Software Releases for the Mac

To coincide with the annual Macworld Conference & Expo in San Francisco, Autodesk, Inc. announced Tuesday that it has expanded its portfolio of Macintosh 2D and 3D software tools for entertainment, multimedia and design professionals.