New features in After Effects CC such as a live 3D workflow with Cinema 4D Lite, now included with Creative Cloud, give motion-graphics artists and compositors much-needed integration with true 3D object animation.
CrazyTalk7 Pro is a powerful character animation tool that's both fun to use and has practical application for professional producers seeking a creative animation option.
Adobe's replacement for its OnLocation software adds media handling capabilities, but removes much of that program's original functionality.
Adobe SpeedGrade CS6 is a powerful color grading and filmic effects creation tool with 3D stereographic finishing capabilities, but it may not be for every video editor or project.
After Effects CS6 offers a new 3D rendering engine and Global Performance Cache to boost performance and ease workflow.