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Corel Offers Up OS X Treats At MACWORLD

MWSF - Corel Offers Up OS X Treats At MACWORLD

by , 3:00 PM EST, January 9th, 2001

MACWORLD attendees are in for a treat from Corel, as the long time Mac company will demonstrate Bryce 4.1 and KnockOut 1.5.1 for Mac OS X. Bryce is a high powered, full featured 3D application that has long held a place among artists and designers. Seeing Bryce ported to OS X is a welcome sight indeed. According to Corel:

Corel Corporation is pleased to introduce beta previews of Corel® KnockOut1.5.1 masking software and Bryce® 4.1 for Mac® OS X at Macworld today.

"We're showing our commitment to the Macintosh creative platform by offeringusers a chance to try the products before release with the beta versionsof Mac OS X – we're confident that our users will appreciate having ouraward-winning applications to work with on Mac OS X."

Corel KnockOut 1.5.1 and Bryce 4.1 for Mac OS X are available for downloadingimmediately. The free downloads for Bryce and Corel KnockOut can be obtainedfrom the Web site until March 15, 2001.

"With an incredible new user interface called ‘Aqua' and stunning 2-Dand 3-D graphics capabilities built-in, Mac OS X is the perfect platformfor the creative community," said Clent Richardson, Apple's vice presidentof Worldwide Developer Relations. "Corel KnockOut 1.5.1 and Bryce 4.1built for Mac OS X offer innovative and leading-edge solutions for professional creative designers worldwide."

Both Bryce 4.1 and Corel KnockOut 1.5.1 have been carbonized to run nativelyon Mac OS X. Corel KnockOut 1.5.1 sports a new Aqua interface that allowsfor a more fluid relationship between PC and user. The new icons foundin Aqua are more instinctive, lively and impressive.

Bryce 4.1 is an innovative 3-D graphics application that lets users design,render, and animatebreathtaking natural and fantasy 3-D worlds and abstract 3-D sculptures.The controls in Bryce 4.1 let users create a variety of objects to populatethe landscapes and environments they create. The animation tools let usersadd the dimension of time to landscapes and environments.

Corel KnockOut 1.5.1 is an essential part of a professional designer'stoolbox. This powerful and dynamic application lets the graphic professionalcreate digital photo composites with accuracy and realism. With CorelKnockOut 1.5.1 masking software, users can mask images that were oncethought to be impossible to mask, making it one of the most practicaland effective tools creative professionals can get their hands on.

You can find more information, and download preview versions of these two great apps, at the Corel web site.

The Mac Observer Spin:

This is great news! Seeing Corel throw their support behind OS X at this early stage, especially with an app as popular as Bryce, is the type of news that OS X supporters are looking for.

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