Marlborough, Mass. - Boris FX, a developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, is shipping Boris Blue Version 2.5. In addition to offering a standalone and Avid AVX plug-in, the 3D motion graphics solution Boris Blue now offers plug-in support for Adobe CS3 Professional running on Windows XP.
Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro users can create a wide range of professional-grade 3D effects, such as extruded text, extruded EPS import, 3D model import with 3D cameras and lights, cast ray-traced shadows, bump maps, and reflections.
Blue 2.5 extends hardware support to many ATI graphics boards in addition to the many Nvidia-based graphics boards already supported by Boris Blue. This enables a wider range of editors and designers to add Boris Blue to their motion graphics workflow.
Boris Blue 2.5 includes:
Avid Plug-in Integration for Windows XP systems
Deformers, Image Processors, and Generators
Materials including Bump Maps and Reflections
Boris Blue 2.5 is available today through the Boris FX worldwide reseller channel and direct through the Boris FX Web site at www.borisfx.com for $995. Boris Red owners can add Boris Blue 2.5 for $295. Boris Blue 2.5 is a free update for Blue 2.0 customers. Earlier versions of Blue can be upgraded to version 2.5 for $295.