Autodesk Inc. subsidiary Discreet announced Monday the release of Combustion 3 for Mac OS X. The software began shipping on January 21st, a few weeks after its debut at Macworld Expo in San Francisco, Calif. Combustion 3 is the newest release of Discreet’s motion graphics and 3D compositing software for the Mac.
Combustion 3 is used by video and film creative professionals for developing effects for motion graphics. It’s also used in DVD and Web site creative development. The new version sports myriad new features, including the Editing Operator, which allows users to perform frequently accessed editing tasks without resorting to other applications.
Customizable brushes, savable presets, timeline markers and other new features have been added as well.
Combustion 3 is available for US$995; upgrades from Combustion 2.x are $199.