updated 02:35 pm EST, Tue December 2, 2003
RealViz Stitcher 4.0 debuts
RealViz today announced , an update to its industry-standard application for creating panorams. Stitcher can create panoramas in a variety of formats--up to full spherical panoramas, which can easily be displayed using QuickTime 5 or 6. Stitcher combines overlapping photos easily into wide-angle, high-quality images. The software integrates with Photoshop, offescustom interpolation method for the re-sizing, has a 'Best Rendering' option, includes interactive QuickTime VR previews, and offers an improved interface as well as workflow enhancements. Version 4.0, scheduled for worldwide release in January 2004, will be a free up-grade for v3.5 owners and the company is offering a $50 savings on all first-time purchases of Stitcher 3.5 through the end of the year. The full version is $400 (before savings).