Toon Boom Animation Inc. today announced the release Toon Boom Studio Express V3 for Intel-based Macs. The comprehensive, entry-level animation toolset works with QuickTime and Final Cut Pro and can be purchased at www.toonboom.com. Both Toon Boom Studio Express V3 and Toon Boom Studio V3 Universal Binary release are now ready to ship. All current Toon Boom Studio Express V3 and Toon Boom Studio V3 customers for Mac are entitled to download this latest version at no charge.
“With each Universal Binary release, we can only reiterate Toon Boom’s total commitment to the Mac community, and gradually optimize all Toon Boom products for Intel-based Macs,’ says Toon Boom president and CEO Joan Vogelesang.
Toon Boom Animation won a Primetime Emmy Award for engineering in 2005. The company’s other leading animation products include Harmony, Opus, Solo and Studio. Harmony is designed to meet digital animation production needs for cut-out or paperless pipelines, while Toon Boom Opus is the industry standard for traditional animation production. Meeting the needs of small studios and independent filmmakers is Toon Boom Solo, where Toon Boom Studio is designed more for individuals.
Studios using Toon Boom products include Nelvana, Klasky Csupo, Warner Bros., Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios, Mercury Filmworks, Wild Brain, Cromosoma and Lanterna Magica. Some high-profile productions done with Toon Boom technology include Les Triplettes de Belleville, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Rugrats, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie and Curious George. For additional information, go to www.toonboom.com.