Tue 7th Jan 2003 | News
Discreet has announced that it is shipping version 2.1 of combustion, its paint, animation and 3D compositing software at a lower price of US$995. The new pricing makes combustion more affordable and in line to compete with Adobe After Effects software, which retails at US$1,699 for the Production Bundle.
Praised for its intuitive, artist-inspired interface and comprehensive toolsets- including tracking and keying technologies, color correction, particles and rotoscoping tools, combustion has received stellar industry recognition. Among its many awards, combustion won a 4 1/2 mouse rating from Macworld, a five-star rating from AV Video/Multimedia Producer, the Freakin' Awesome award from MacAddict and a must buy rating from Creative Mac.com.
"Discreet is committed to extending our heritage of industry leading visual effects technology to creative professionals across multiple platforms," says Paul Lypaczewski, general manager of Discreet and executive vice president, Autodesk, Inc. "With the new pricing of combustion 2.1 software, Discreet makes the legacy of its flame and inferno systems more accessible to the broadening desktop market." Pricing and Availability
Discreet combustion 2.1 for Apple Macintosh or Microsoft Windows is available in North America at the SRP of US$995. Version 2.1 is offerd as a free update for combustion 2 customers at http://estore.discreet.com/combustion. combustion 2.1 software is available for purchase on the Discreet e-store at http://estore.discreet.com/ or through a Discreet authorized Value Added Reseller (VAR) For more information about purchasing Discreet combustion 2.1, or to find a reseller, call 1-866-317-1011 or visit www.discreet.com.