Toon Boom Animation has announced the release of Toon Boom Studio Express v2.5, featuring a number of bug fixes and new features. The company is offering a special launch price and a free trial download to attract new users.
Toon Boom Studio Express v2.5 runs on Windows XP and 2000, as well as Mac OS 10.3. Improvements over the last version include export to Quicktime video, insertion of ready-to-use templates in the library, compatibility with Panther OS (10.3) and improved manipulation of drawings and keyframes in the timeline.
In addition, version 2.5 is now compatible with Flash MX and Flash MX 2004. The Toon Boom Studio Importer (TBSi) for Flash is a plug-in that allows users load Toon Boom Studio projects directly into Flash MX for streamlined workflow and adding interactivity to flash animations created in Toon Boom Studio.
The release is available for the limited-time launch special price of $69.95. Current Toon Boom Studio users can upgrade for upgrade for $19.95 through the companys online store and interested parties can download a 15-day trial version. For downloads and information, visit www.toonboom.com.