RE:Vision Effects has released upgrades forAvid and Digital Fusion versions of Twixtor 3.0. Twixtor is an effect utility designed for slowing down digital video. The upgrades feature support for multi-processors and G5 optimizations. According to RE:Vision Effects:
RE:Vision Effects today releases major upgrades for the Avid and Digital Fusion versions of Twixtor(TM), their acclaimed retiming solution, and ReelSmart(TM) Motion Blur, their solution for adding motion blur as a post-process. Most notable: the products now see significant speedups on multiprocessor systems and the Macintosh versions of the Avid plugins now contain Altivec and G5 optimizations.
Twixtor is a plugin tool to speed up, slow down or frame rate convert your image sequences with visually stunning results. In order to achieve its unparalleled image quality, Twixtor synthesizes unique new frames by warping and interpolating frames of the original sequence... employing RE:Vision Effectsi proprietary tracking technology that calculates motion for each individual pixel. ReelSmart Motion Blur applies more natural-looking motion blur with no effort by automatically tracking every pixel.
Features for the product updates:
- Multiprocessor support added. Users will see a significant speedup on multiprocessor machines
- G5 and Altivec optimization added for Mac versions of the Avid plugins. Updates for Mac versions only available for Mac OS X
You can find more information about the latest Twixtor upgrade at the RE:Vision Effects Web site. Upgrades are available free for registered users, while the full version of Twixtor is available starting at US$329.00.