New visual effects platform


Noise Industries, developer of visual effects tools for the post-production and broadcast markets, announced the release of FxFactory, a visual effects platform for Apple Final Cut Pro, Motion and Adobe After Effects, powering hundreds of hardware accelerated, visual effects plug-ins developed by Noise Industries and partners.

The new FxFactory 3 release supports Final Cut Pro 6, 7, and X; Motion 3, 4 and 5; Final Cut Express 4; and Adobe After Effects CS3, CS4, CS5 and CS5.5.

“FxFactory 3 is the largest software release in the company’s history,” comments Niclas Bahn, business development manager, Noise Industries. “Aside from offering this major upgrade free for our existing customers, we are rolling out seven brand new products, vastly expanding the visual effects options and capabilities for Final Cut Pro X editors. And this is just the beginning.”

A free download, FxFactory 3 is the ultimate toolbox for editors and compositors, and with hundreds of robust plug-in options, the possibilities are endless. Here are some of the new plug-in packages available through FxFactory 3:

Yanobox Moods is the first Color Correction plug-in to offer a heads up display interface. Users can intuitively color grade HD footage in full screen mode.

Idustrial Revolution XEffects Tech Transitions provides 28 dynamic high-tech transitions that take any project from ordinary to striking with just a few simple clicks. Tech Transitions is the first commercial product exclusively for Final Cut Pro X to feature temporal or retiming of video within the effect.

Nattress Levels and Curves offers the power of curve-based color adjustment applied in film-log space for fine-tuned image results. By placing the image into a specially constructed film-log space, editors have more control over the tones in the image and the benefit of film-like contrast handling

Luca Visual FX Sprocket Slip creates the effect of a sudden slip of rolling film.


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