(Montréal, Canada--April 7, 2008) Emmy award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced the release of Toon Boom Studio Express 4 today. With this release, Studio Express 4 increases your ability to easily create eye-catching animation, all within a more user friendly interface.
Feature highlights include:
- New flexible docking user interface
- Calligraphic line styles for a unique animation look
- Feather edges for creating blurs and glows
- Vectorization using textures for bitmap integration
- More peg functionalities, including element orient to motion path.
- Over 30 new features including Flash pre-loaders and HTML embedding
Toon Boom Studio Express 4 runs on Windows Vista, XP and Tablet PC as well as Mac OS X v10.4 and v10.5.
Buy Toon Boom Studio Express 4 now at the launch special of $99.99 US, instead of $149.99 US. Current Studio Express customers can upgrade from previous versions at the launch special of $9.99 US, instead of $ 39.99 US. The Studio Express launch specials are valid until April 30, 2008.
Information about Toon Boom Studio Express 4 is now available online here
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 markets 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.
As importantly, Toon Boom is fully dedicated to the needs of independent animators and studios, offering a wide product range from powerful pre-production tools to leading-edge animation production solutions. Relying on its extensive expertise in animation production, Toon Boom provides consulting services in the fields of optimization, pipeline integration, production assistance and custom development.
In 2005, Toon Boom was granted the Primetime Emmy® Engineering Award by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences for its significant contribution made to the animation industry targeted for television. In 2006, the IT Federation of Quebec (FIQ) awarded an OCTAS 2006 in the Multimedia – educational and cultural sector category, for Toon Boom Studio. In 2007, FIQ awarded an OCTAS 2007 in the Technological Innovation category, for Toon Boom Storyboard Pro.
Toon Boom's client base ranges from major studios creating Hollywood blockbuster animated films to individual animators creating their first masterpieces. Market-leading studios using Toon Boom's products include Nelvana, Warner Bros., Mercury Filmworks, China Central Television, Toonz Animation India, eMation, Rough Draft Korea, Alphanim, Cosgrove Hall, Cromosoma and Enarmonia, to name a few. Some of the prestigious productions done with Toon Boom’s technology include Les Triplettes de Belleville, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, The Rugrats, SpongeBob The Movie, Curious George, Go West: A New Lucky Luke Adventure
and The Simpsons Movie
For additional information, visit Toon Boom at http://www.toonboom.com