updated 08:39 pm EDT, Mon April 7, 2014
Amazon Instant Video updated for iOS 7
Amazon's video streaming service app for iOS, Amazon Instant Video, has been updated to version 2.5. Powered by Prime Instant Video, users can stream over 40,000 movies and TV episodes, including Amazon's original content. Purchased and rented content can be downloaded for offline viewing from the library, and content can be viewed on Apple TV using AirPlay. In its latest update, the app is optimized for iOS 7, featuring a revised overall look. Also included are bug fixes and stability improvements. Amazon Instant Video for iOS is available for iPad and iPhone, and can be downloaded from iTunes.
FXHome adds plugin for Final Cut Pro X
UK software developer FXHome has announced the impending release of its VFX compositing, motion graphics and grading effects, which will soon be available for more editing programs, such as Final Cut Pro X. Featuring many of the same elements that are a part of FXHome's HitFilm software, key components include professional compositing, cinematic color grading, and more. Its pyro effects offer customizable, procedural fire simulation, and light flares and lens effects add procedural lens dirt, volumetric light rays and more. The HitFilm Plugins will be available to purchase starting April 16, priced at $500.