(Bésayes, France--March 25, 2013) Arctic Whiteness has today announced the release of an innovative new Mac application for controlling certain aspects of Apple’s Final Cut Pro X and Adobe Lightroom 4 using either an integrated trackpad, a Magic Trackpad or an iPad.
Designed as a compliment to the mouse and keyboard, the heart of The Touch is its ability to allow users to work on their images and videos without having to constantly look away from them in order to hunt for user interface controls. This approach leads to a much greater emotional connection with the subject than is typically experienced, and is also extremely efficient. The Touch offers full support for adjusting the color board in Final Cut Pro X, and support for the most important development adjustments that Lightroom provides.
Additionally, The Touch also provides a host of new gestures for accessing the most frequently used features in Lightroom and Final Cut Pro X, such as navigation controls, adding and removing markers and flags, accessing the video scopes, etc. – all of this without the user having to look away from their work.
A Franco-Anglo collaborative development effort
The Touch is the result of collaboration between French filmmaker Vincent Zorzi and British software engineer and photographer Timothy Armes, and bears witness to their own professional experience and needs. A continuous beta-testing program throughout the development process was used to gather feedback from real users as the application evolved.
About Arctic Whiteness
Arctic Whiteness is a small software development firm based in the South of France. The name itself hints towards the business’s core intentions in that it is, quite literally, the result of mixing “Arts with Science”. Arctic Whiteness concentrates primarily on software which either promotes artists or else supports their creativity through software tools.
You can learn more about The Touch on the Arctic Whiteness website: