GenArts Inc., provider of specialized visual effects software for the film, television, and video industries, has released its newest version of GenArts Sapphire 5 for Nuke and OFX host platforms. Industry-standard visual effects plug-ins for a variety of platforms, Sapphire 5 extends benefits to Nuke users as well as those on other OFX hosts, such as Fusion, Scratch, Toxik, Baselight, Film Master, and Mistika. Visit CGW.com for a list of the latest features.
Sapphire 5 for Nuke/OFX features include:
• A suite of more than 200 industry-standard visual effects plug-ins, including Glow, blur, edge ray, defocus and texture tools allow artists maximum flexibility to perfect shots.
• Full floating-point support provides the highest image quality and dynamic range possible so artists are not forced to trade quality for performance.
• GPU acceleration offers the artist fully interactive controls (even at high definition), maximizing creativity while fine-tuning shots.
• Full support for the OFX standard offers artists a wide range of host platform choices to maximize pipeline productivity and compatibility.
GenArts Sapphire 5 for Nuke/OFX is available immediately. Floating licenses for Nuke, Fusion and Toxik are priced at $2,499; node-locked licenses are available for $1,699. Rental licenses are now available for the first time for $169 per month. Current users may upgrade to Sapphire 5 for $599.