(Cambridge, Massachusetts--October 26, 2010) GenArts, Inc., the premier provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, television and video industries, announced today the availability of GenArts Monsters GT™ for Autodesk editing and compositing systems.
The latest release, designed as a complement to GenArts Sapphire’s industry-standard tools, comprises 50 one-of-a-kind effects plug-ins, an improved user interface, GPU acceleration and floating point support to deliver unmatched creativity, enhanced productivity and high-quality images.
Monsters GT for Autodesk systems (includes Flame, Smoke, Smoke for Mac OS X, Inferno, Flint, Flare and Burn) is the one tool visual effects artists require to stay a step ahead of the competition. The new suite is loaded with a variety of unique effects (like Smoke, Trails, LightLeak, Particles, Fire and more) with a comprehensive set of parameters to ensure limitless creative possibilities.
The latest release offers a streamlined user interface, featuring more intuitive settings and controls especially in the particle effects. Monsters GT for Autodesk has also been optimized to support GPU acceleration and full floating point support, which greatly enhance productivity and output quality with faster render speeds and the highest possible image quality.
Monsters GT for Autodesk is available immediately. For more information, visit the official product page at: http://www.genarts.com/product/monsters-gt/autodesk/features
Pricing for Monsters GT on Flame, Smoke, Inferno and Flint is $1,999 and $9,499 for a GenArts Sapphire/Monsters GT bundle. Existing Sapphire for Autodesk owners can purchase Monsters GT and an upgrade to Sapphire 5 for Autodesk for a special price of $4,499. Licenses for Flare and Smoke for Mac OS X will be priced at $999, and $4,499 for the Sapphire/Monsters GT bundle.
GenArts, Inc. is the premier provider of specialized digital visual effects software for the film, broadcast and video industries. As visual effects have become essential to the art of storytelling, GenArts’ tools have emerged as the standard for creating breathtaking visual effects in thousands of feature films and television shows, and more than 5,000 commercials and music videos. The explosion of online and corporate video creation has led to the widespread adoption of GenArts software by a range of S&P 500 companies, leading museums, and educational institutions for communications, marketing and learning applications. GenArts’ software enjoys the unique distinction of having been a key component of an Oscar-nominated film for the past 13 consecutive years.
The GenArts Sapphire™, Monsters™, Raptors™, Tinder™ and particleIllusion™ portfolio equips digital artists with a collection of state-of-the-art visual effects such as glows, light rays, lens flares, film, fire, fluid and particles to create the continually innovative looks that bring the entertainment industry’s dazzling stories and broadcasts to life. GenArts’ tools seamlessly integrate as software plug-ins into all leading editing and compositing systems. GenArts was founded in 1996 in Cambridge, Mass. http://www.genarts.com