Autodesk, Inc. has announced the 2010 releases of Autodesk Flame and Autodesk Inferno software for visual effects systems, and the launch of the new Flame and Inferno creative companion, Autodesk Flare software. The releases are being showcased at NAB 2009 at the Autodesk Booth SL2120.
Autodesk Flame and Inferno visual effects systems for high-speed 2D and 3D compositing, advanced graphics, and interactive client-driven design provide digital artists with reliable, flexible, and interactive toolsets to tackle complex high-resolution projects, says a representative.
With a focus on expanding 3D technology in Flame and Inferno, new features and enhancements in these new versions include:
- More creative tools such as graphical processing unit (GPU)-accelerated 3D Blur, 3D Path, Normal, and UV Mapping tools as well as advancements to 3D Text and Displacement Mapping tools
- Expanded format support via WiretapCentral software for REDCODE RAW files, multichannel OpenEXR import and DNxHD with Apple QuickTime
- File-based conform workflow with a powerful new search engine and configurable import settings to control metadata mapping
- Extended floating-point processing support and redesigned Modular Keyer with customizable presets