Streamlined workflow and improved performance for motion graphics and VFX artists Maxon is shipping an update to Cineware (3.0) to match the latest version of Adobe After Effects CC. The Cineware Live 3D pipeline was first introduced for After Effects CC; this update offers improved workflow and performance. OpenGL rendering is now available within the […]
With $14 million in venture capital, Figma wants to be the Onshape of interface design. San Francisco startup Figma has gone live with a free preview version of its cloud-based design product for user interface. Founder Dylan Field believes dominant player Adobe “doesn’t understand collaboration” and is leading an effort to make cloud-based collaboration the […]
Creative Cloud is gaining momentum, there are mobile apps everywhere, and high-end enterprise applications are rolling along nicely. By Kathleen Maher [Editor’s Note: For more coverage from Adobe Max 2015, see “Fighting for the Creative.”] Fascinating times we’re living in. That Internet thing has really blown up into something big, and Adobe has leveraged the […]
Fictional user interface designs enhance realism and visually explain technically sophisticated story elements. In the blockbuster movie Avengers: Age of Ultron (now in theaters) there are several crucial plot points not centered on dialog or action, but on the appearance of visual elements than can only be created by computer graphics. Two studios separated by […]
Adobe rolls out its Creative Cloud upgrade which includes Adobe Stock, its new stock service, which is integrated with its Creative Cloud products.
Adobe announced the acquisition of Mixamo on June 1. The company sells rigged characters and mo-cap moves through a hybrid mix of product and service deasl and a combination of cloud and client approaches. Adobe says it will use the Mixamo technology to enable easy 3D character creation in Photoshop.
Adobe introduces Comp, its latest mobile app for iPad. The new app lets people sketch out layouts with images and type and sync or share them for further work. So far, it’s iPad only. It has been kind of quiet on Adobe’s mobile front lately, but the company wants you to know mobile is critically […]
Adobe reports strong Q4 and fiscal 2014 financial results. Adobe continues to prove the wisdom behind its seemingly brave bet to go to subscription. CEO Shantanu Narayen proclaimed 2014 to be “an outstanding year” for the company, and Narayen’s bet doesn’t look brave, it looks shrewd. Subscriptions are ahead of predictions and the Adobe Marketing […]
The recent Adobe Max conference drew 6,000 Creatives who are rapidly moving from buyers to subscribers. By Kathleen Maher Adobe Max is a celebration—our creative heritage, says CEO Shantanu Narayen—and it is a lush affair in every sense of the word. For starters, the company produces an opening multimedia extravaganza that people would probably happily […]