Boston, Mass. - Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for
the postproduction and broadcast markets, released the LiveToon plug-in
from development partner DVShade. FxFactory-powered plug-ins are
designed by Noise Industries and their development partners to extend
the visual effects capabilities of Adobe After Effects Versions CS3 and
CS4, Apple Final Cut Studio, and Apple Final Cut Express applications.
Using LiveToon's built-in presets editors and compositors can quickly create and add professional looking cartoon, graphic novel, and sketch effects to footage. Extensive controls enable users to use their creative instincts and explore LiveToon's capabilities. Parameters include posterization, saturation, cartoon edge lines, and a variety of screen effects ranging from dots and lines to hash and circulars for a perfect, customized comic book look.
LiveToon is available for purchase at $49 from the Noise Industries (www.noiseindustries.com) and DVShade (www.dvshade.com) Web sites. Adobe After Effects CS3, Apple Final Cut Studio 2, and Apple Final Cut Express 4 users can also sample hundreds of other FxFactory plug-ins by downloading the free 15-day trial version of FxFactory from: www.noiseindustries.com/fxfactory.