— developer of integrated application technology for the television, broadcast, post production and multi-media markets — is offering special pricing for government customers on its Mac compatible integrated effects and titling solutions for nonlinear editing: FX, Graffiti and Red.
Boris FX is a visual effects and image processing application. It offers Open GL and dual processor support on both Mac and Wintel systems. And on the Mac platform, it features AltiVec enhancement on G4 systems. Boris FX 6.0 supports Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere, Apple Final Cut Pro and other video editing applications.
Boris Graffiti is a graphics and titling application. Boris Yamnitsky, company founder and president, said that Graffiti 2.0 is the only integrated vector-based titling package on the market. Its vector tools allow easy creation of sophisticated animations such as text on path, with exceptional sharpness, he added. Along with animation tools such as Type On and Title Containers for auto-animated rolls, crawls, fades, shuffles and zooms, Graffiti 2.0 allows users to map text to 3D shapes and extrude and composite in three dimensions. Graffiti 2.0 supports the addition of third-party Adobe After Effects filters and it also offers vector text, which no other company has ever offered in an integrated titling application, Yamnitsky said.
Boris Red is a compositing and titling application. It contains a 2D and 3D title animation feature for both Mac and Windows/NT non-linear editing applications. It’s designed for professionals in the commercial television, non-linear online/finishing market. Boris RED contains all the features of two other Boris products, BorisAE (production oriented compositing filters for After Effects) and BorisFX, plus 3D particle effects, motion blur, advanced masking and plug-in portal technology, the ability to use inside of your editor. For the Mac platform, RED supports After Effects 4.0 and 4.1; Premiere 5.1-6.0; Final Cut Pro 1.2.5; Avid Media Composer 7.1 or higher; and more.
In addition to discounts of 30 percent off retail prices for purchase of individual copies, Boris also offers additional discounts for site licenses, beginning at five seats. Interested parties should call Boris at 1-888-772-6747 for details.