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ArtRage 4.5 Released for MacSpeed, features updated, and more
The big news in the newest feature is certainly the 64-bit build, which supports 64-bit processors so that you can work on larger canvases and work more quickly. Don?t worry if you are still 32-bit, there is still support for you.
For me, the big news in this build is a series of small, but important features that will help artists creative process.
Live Pencil Tilt feature now supports the tilt input that Wacom provides. If you?re using a Wacom Cintiq or Intuos pro series, you can take advantage of more natural gesture input.
ArtRage has always (as long as I?ve known it) supported layers, and more importantly BLEND MODES that can be transferred to a Photoshop document. The natural tools found in ArtRage are intuitive and responsive.
Although the entry price is a little less than $50US, the upgrade is free. And, if you already have an older version (ArtRage 2, ArtRage 3 Studio, or ArtRage 3 Studio Pro), you can register your software and upgrade for 50% off. http://members.artrage.com
Ko Maruyama is a freelance animator in Los Angeles. In addition to working on film and broadcast animations, Ko teaches at Pasadena's Art Center College of Design - focusing on motion design. When working, writing or testing software allows, you can find him lending a hand in the After Effects board and lurking among the Cinema4D, Visual Effects and Photoshop posts within the DMNForums.
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