In addition to support for Windows 98/ME/2000 and Mac OS 9, Version 5.5 will add support for Windows XP and Mac OS X. The software requires approximately 128mb of RAM.
The regular After Effects 5.5 package costs $649. The production bundle, which includes additional features such as the camera data input from Maya and 3ds max, is $1500. (Adobe Systems; www.adobe.com) -JD