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Toon Boom Announces Animate Pro 2

Montreal (April 9, 2010) ­ Emmy® Award-winning Toon Boom Animation Inc.
today announced the upcoming release of Toon Boom Animate Pro 2, a new version that propels professional animators into a new world of creative freedom. Animate Pro 2 is the most complete professional animation software, offering superior content creation, animation and compositing toolset for any style of animation, all within a single desktop application.

Chris Georgenes, Art and Animation Director, acclaimed author and owner of the popular blog had this to say about Animate Pro 2: “I’m loving Toon Boom Animate Pro 2. Every once in a while a tool comes along that you just know you have to learn how to use because it just feels right. As an animator, Animate Pro 2 lives up to its name pure and simple. It’s a tool that oozes the technique of animating because it is developed that way.

As you become comfortable with the Animate Pro workflow it becomes clear that this tool was designed by animators for animators. It boasts features that I always wanted and in some cases wish I had thought of. If you are an animator and have or are thinking of adopting the paperless art of animation, Toon Boom Animate Pro 2 simply can not be ignored.”

What¹s new in Animate Pro 2?
New feature highlights include:

  • Fast distribution of character parts to layers
  • Easy adjustment of velocity on multiple character parts
  • Efficient creation of richer-looking ambiance
  • Full-fledged SWF export with new vector effects
  • Direct import of scanned drawings (TWAIN)
  • Convenient text capability