San Rafael, Calif. - Autodesk Inc. has launched a new version of t he AREA, its online digital entertainment and visualization community. This version provides a more customizable user experience, as well as speeds and simplifies the user’s ability to find and share content. The AREA is now compatible with all standard browsers running on the Windows, Macintosh, and Linux operating systems.
"The AREA community is very important to Autodesk. It is a place where artists can share their work, expertise or opinions, look for jobs or staff, and find great resources for the products they are passionate about," says Marc Petit, Autodesk senior vice president, Media & Entertainment. "Finding and sharing stories, content, tutorials or work-in-progress makes the community a valuable asset for every artist. AREA v.3 makes this easier than ever, so the site is even more powerful for everyone."
New features and enhancements in AREA v.3 include:
- A customizable home page
- A new image gallery
- Improved search functionality
- A new image and file uploading system
A demonstration video showing improvements to the AREA is available on the