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Maya LT to launch on Steam gaming platform

Maya LT to launch on Steam gaming platform

For $50 a month Steam enthusiasts and developers have access to a full commercial license of Maya LT.    Autodesk will launch Maya LT 2015 on the Steam gaming platform next week, making its animation and modeling feature set available to more than 65 million gamers, developers and artists. For $50 per month, Steam users [...]

Shotgun adds secure client review and annotation

Shotgun adds secure client review and annotation

Created with a single click, the new review site extends shot tracking to client review. Shotgun Software has released an update adding a new, integrated Shotgun Client Review Site to its production management system. Shotgun says the toolset enables creative companies to share media with clients or anyone outside the studio “securely, with one click,” through [...]

The Foundry weighs in with Nuke Studio for an industry shakeup

The Foundry weighs in with Nuke Studio for an industry shakeup

The Foundry announces Nuke Studio, takes on Autodesk, Avid, and Adobe

Project Gooseberry puts Blender to the test

Project Gooseberry puts Blender to the test

The crowd-funded open production will unite 12 global teams to create a feature-length animation using only open source tools, including new Blender Cloud. The non-profit Blender Institute has launched a crowd-funded, open production computer animation movie project. The Gooseberry Project will use the open source Blender 3D animation suite and the newly launched Blender Cloud [...]

Autodesk Smoke 2015 to be available by subscription

Autodesk Smoke 2015 to be available by subscription

The new release of the Mac-only video editing tool adds 3D Tracker, updates Timeline FX. Autodesk is introducing the 2015 edition of Smoke, its video editing and 3D effects software for Mac, this week at the National Association of Broadcasters meeting in Las Vegas. When Autodesk acquired Smoke in 1999 as part of the Discrete [...]

Adobe extends Lightroom to iPad

Adobe extends Lightroom to iPad

New Lightroom Mobile is only available as part of the Adobe Creative Cloud photography program. Adobe has released Lightroom Mobile, an iPad app that extends the desktop version of Lightroom. Adobe is stressing the app’s synchronization with the desktop, but Lightroom Mobile also offers editing tools. Features included in the iPad app include non-destructive editing, [...]

Autodesk releases Flame 2015

Autodesk releases Flame 2015

The high-end visual effects and creative finishing tool now supports a 4K end-to-end workflow.   Autodesk today revealed the 2015 update to Flame, its toolset for high-end visual effects and creative finishing. Leading the list of new features is support for 4K and Ultra HD workflows.   The new high-definition workflow supports industry standard 4K [...]

Mixamo launches Fuse universal character creator for Steam

Mixamo launches Fuse universal character creator for Steam

3D characters created in Fuse can be imported into popular Steam games. The active community of game modders using the Steam entertainment platform now have a new way to create 3D characters. Mixamo has released Fuse, new software that takes a mix-and-match approach to 3D character creation for Steam games. Steam is an online entertainment [...]

Review: CorelDraw is a designer’s dream

Review: CorelDraw is a designer’s dream

Even if you lack artistic skill, if you can imagine it, CorelDraw has the tools to realize it. By Jon Peddie Corel recently released its latest version of CorelDraw, Graphics Suite X7. The first thing you notice is the redesigned and highly customizable user interface. The program, or more correctly, the suite of programs, can [...]

Coming soon: Adobe’s Pen and Ruler set

Coming soon: Adobe’s Pen and Ruler set

Adobe is doing the groundwork to launch Project Mighty and Napoleon.