Toon Boom Animation has released
Toon Boom Studio
3.5, a new version of its 2D animation software for Mac OS X and Windows. Toon Boom Studio costs $399.
Toon Boom Studio can be used by animators who want to draw digitally or import images. Features include template libraries, automated lip-sync, onionskinning, drag-and-drop scene population, rotation, scaling, motion and skewing and camera moves.
New in this release are more than 30 different productivity improvements, according to the developers. Animated elements have been added, drop shadow effects are new, you can import and export color palettes between projects, Export to PDF, added OpenGL anti-aliasing capability so you can preview animation in real-time, new dynamic special effects and more.
System requirements call for a G4 or better (it’s a Universal binary for Intel-based Macs), 256MB RAM, Mac OS X v10.4 or later, 120MB hard disk space, 24-bit color, and Wacom pen tablet recommended.