updated 01:20 pm EDT, Wed July 6, 2005
Toon Boom Studio v3 ships
Toon Boom Animation today announced , an update to its 2D animation software. Version 3 offers a number of new and enhanced features, including a simplified interface and new Text and Transform tools, as well as improvements to lip synching and enhancements to more easily create cut-out animation: it offers tools such as a new Free Transform tool, which can apply any combination of scaling, rotation, skewing to animate faster; the ability to add text in web presentations, comic strips, etc.; more automated lip sync tools; improved sound scrubbing; improved animation via key frames and interpolation; a new library to save drawings, animation cycles and motions for reuse; and more. Introductory pricing is $330, while upgrades are $100 from version 2.5 and $200 from v1 or v2.