Seattle, Wash.-based Automatic Duck on Monday announced the release of
Pro Import AE 3.0, the newest version of its software that enables you to import digital video from other applications into Adobe’s After Effects package. This upgrade adds support for importing files from Apple’s Motion, enables importing XML files from Final Cut Pro, translates the effects created with third party filters for Motion or Final Cut Pro and more. The full version of the software is US$495 while existing users can upgrade for free if they made the purchase after Sept. 4 or for $195 if they bought the software before that date. Mac OS X v10.2 and After Effects 5.5 are required. Final Cut Pro 4.1, Final Cut Pro HD 4.5 and Motion 1.0 are supported.