Montreal, July 30, 2007 — Emmy Award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc. today announced the upcoming release of Toon Boom Studio 4. As the
all-in-one animation software, Studio 4 offers a smooth experience creating rich, eye-catching animations for video, websites, television, film, games, mobile devices, and more. Based on a powerful Emmy award-winning technology, Studio 4 brings greater capabilities to create a wider range of animation styles easily, all within a more
user friendly interface.
What´s new in Studio 4?
– Redesigned user interface for a seamless workflow and a smoother
– Unparalleled flexibility to easily customize your most convenient
– Extended animation styles to import, vectorize and animate
– Increased selection of brushes to create more impressive line styles
i.e. calligraphic painting
– Enhanced design quality with blurs and glows applied on drawings
with the new Feather Edges feature
– Improved motion capabilities to set more realistic moves with the
new peg´s Orient to path feature
– Advanced web publishing options to play back animation on the
internet more efficiently
Studio 4 also includes: support of Adobe Illustrator layers, the
Vectorize Preview window, improved drawing tools, Alpha Onion Skinning
and support of Tablet PC OS (for Windows XP and Vista).
Buy Toon Boom Studio 4 now at the pre-launch special of $299.99 US
(Promo code: TBS081607), valid until August 16, 2007. As of July 27,
2007, all new clients will receive a Toon Boom Studio 3.5 key. They
will see their version 4 purchase listed on the "my products" page
once the transaction is completed. Their Studio 4 license key will be
automatically registered and emailed to them upon customer release in
September 2007 for them to download the software. Upgrades from
versions 3 and 3.5 are offered at the launch special of $79.99 US
until August 16, 2007 (Promo code: TBSUP081607). All orders requiring
shipping will be processed upon customer release.
Information about Toon Boom Studio 4 is now available online at
About Toon Boom Animation Inc.
Toon Boom Animation Inc. is the worldwide leader in animation software
solutions. Toon Boom carries entry level and high-end animation
software solutions for film, television, web, games, mobile devices
and training applications. Toon Boom´s solutions also include powerful
pre-production tools ideal for all animated or live-action projects.
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 North America and throughout Asia, Europe and the Middle East. In
2006, the IT Federation of Quebec (FIQ) awarded an OCTAS 2006 in the
Multimedia — educational and cultural sector category, for Toon Boom
Studio V3. 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, Starburst Animation, Answer Studio,
Alphanim, Cosgrove Hall, Cromosoma and Lanterna Magica, 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 toonboom.com.