ArtMatic Version 3.5 Now Shipping

U & I Software has released an update for ArtMatic Pro, bringing it to version 3.5. ArtMatic is a motion graphics app designed for the custom synthesising of digital effects. The latest release features plaqet surface design support and other textures for ArtMatic Voyager. According to U & I Software:

U & I Software announced today that it has released ArtMatic Pro 3.5 for MacOS X and MacOS 9.

ArtMatic Pro 3.5 is a new generation of the revolutionary programmable graphics synthesizer capable of synthesizing stunning graphics and animation as well as processing external still images and QuickTime movies —- allowing the creation of digital fine art as well as studio-quality video effects, filters and transitions.

The ArtMatic engine underwent significant re-design to enable technologies for its companion, ArtMatic Voyager, which creates stunning 3D worlds from ArtMatic files. Over 60 new and modified components were added to ArtMatic Pro as well as a geographical shader (for use with ArtMatic Voyager), increased color resolution, the ability to use multiple gradients in a single image, and direct sound input selection.

The new 3.5 engine makes it possible to design planet surfaces, color textures, and cloudscapes for ArtMatic Voyager (available both as a bundled component or as a separate purchase).

You can find more information about the ArtMatic update at the U & I Web site. ArtMatic 3.5 is available for US$299.00.