(ST. LOUIS - April 10, 2007) wondertouch™, a leading software developer of high performance particle effects creation tools, is pleased to announce the availability of a Universal Binary version of particleIllusion™ 3.0 for Mac® OS® X, its award-winning particle effects application.
particleIllusion 3.0.5 is a free update that runs natively on both Intel- and Power PC-based Mac computers. In addition to running full-speed on the new generation of Intel® Mac computers, particleIllusion 3.0.5 contains numerous bug fixes and has been optimized; it delivers a 10- to-20 percent speed improvement over version 3.0.4 on Power PC Macs.
In this release wondertouch has also updated pIllusionRender, the standalone renderer included with particleIllusion 3.0, to support batch rendering - functionality that has already been available to users on the Windows platform. pIllusionRender is now a Universal Binary as well.
Pricing and Availability
particleIllusion 3.0.5 for OS X is available immediately. Owners of particleIllusion 3.0 can download a free update to version 3.0.5 from the wondertouch website, http://www.wondertouch.com
wondertouch, headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., is an award-winning software developer specializing in particle effects for the visual effects industry. The company's flagship product particleIllusion, a sprite-based particle effects application, is designed to provide the most comprehensive effects creation tool and efficient workflow. Considered one of the most popular solutions for effects creation, particleIllusion is now used worldwide by creative professionals working in film post-production and pre-visualization, standard and HD video, commercial broadcast, motion graphics and game content creation. Additional information on wondertouch can be obtained on the Web at http://www.wondertouch.com