updated 04:00 pm EDT, Sat April 5, 2008
Toon Boom Studio Express 4
Montreal-based Toon Boom Animation today unveiled Toon Boom Studio Express 4, a major update to its "light" animation software suite that introduces many new features and a revamped user interface. Toon Boom says that the interface is more user friendly, with docking interface items. A new calligraphic brush style was added to give animations a unique look. Toon Boom Studio Express 4 is available directly for a special of $100, $50 off its normal price.
Toon Boom Studio Express 4 also supports feathered edges for emulating blurs and glows. Toon Boom says the new version also includes over 30 other new features, including Flash pre-loaders and HTML embedding.
Existing users of Toon Boom Studio Express 3.x can upgrade for the introductory price of $10, normally $40; special pricing is valid until April 30th.