Autodesk begins shipping Smoke 2012 for Mac OS X

Smoke provides an all-in-one editorial workflow by combining powerful finishing tools with the familiar workflow of a nonlinear editor.
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Autodesk has begun shipping Autodesk Smoke 2012 for Mac OS X software, an all-in-one editorial finishing tool with an integrated 3-D visual effects toolset. Smoke provides an all-in-one editorial workflow by combining powerful finishing tools with the familiar workflow of a nonlinear editor to reduce complexity and streamline finishing content.

Key features include

  • Autodesk Smoke 2012 enhancements, including a redesigned 3-D lighting system in Action that produces cast shadows and realistic 3-D lighting artifacts;
  • A comprehensive stereoscopic 3-D tool set for editing, monitoring, compositing and delivering stereoscopic 3-D projects;
  • Integrated tools for color correction, keying and advanced 3-D compositing; and
  • Conform and finishing workflow with Apple Final Cut Pro and Avid Media Composer via AAF and XML import.