Toon Boom Animation has released
Toon Boom Studio Express 2.5, the latest upgrade to its stripped-down animation software aimed at beginners and casual users. This version adds the ability to export video to QuickTime, compatibility with Mac OS X v10.3, ready-to-use templates and better manipulation of drawings and keyframes in the timeline. This is a US$19.95 upgrade, although the developer notes that those who purchased the software during the pre-launch promotion should wait for instructions on downloading the new version. The full software is $69.95. Mac OS X v10.3, a G4 processor (G5 recommended), 256MB RAM (512MB recommended), 100MB of hard drive space and 8MB video RAM (64MB recommended) are required.