e frontier Announces Release of MotionArtist 3.0
e frontier, (formerly Curious Labs) announces the release of MotionArtist 3.0, the company's economical and easy-to-use Flash Animation tool. Beginners can now easily create Flash animations, full sound and motion enabled banners, and sophisticated interactive menus -- in minutes. With MotionArtist 3.0 anyone can create compelling web site designs, digital photo albums, banner ads, and presentations. Both sounds and images can be utilized to produce professional and creative results.
MotionArtist originated in Japan and is Japan's #1 selling Flash software.
MotionArtist 3.0 includes a content library of over 800 ready-to-use animations, characters, backgrounds, borders, buttons and special effects. This library allows the user to "drag and drop" content into their frames, for unlimited creativity. Clear step-by-step instructions (Wizards) are available, to help beginners through the creative process, making web site design, presentations and photo albums quick and almost effortless to construct.
MotionArtist also includes a fully editable timeline. This makes it easy to visualize the integration of multiple Flash animations, motion graphics and MP3 files, all without requiring professional knowledge of web design or ActionScript programming.
As a rapid prototyping tool, MotionArtist 3.0 is unmatched, enabling time pressed professionals a simple way to produce as many as half a dozen fully animated custom banner ads in less than thirty minutes.
Features of MotionArtist 3.0 Include:
Cell Mode Animation: MotionArtist automates and simplifies the entire process of creating a series of image frames.
Image List: Reuse images without having to be troubled about the size of the SWF file format output. The Image List helps makes files smaller and more efficient to use.
Variables: Allows for complex operations without programming or scripting.
Clip Art: MotionArtist has a new and improved clip art library with over 800 images.
Point & Click Record: Customize any graphic with animation that follows the path you trace with your mouse. It's really that easy.
Drag & Drop: Add any graphic element or background simply by dragging and dropping it into your banner (or web site, photo album, presentation, etc.)
Cost, Availability and Special Promotional Pricing:
Special introductory promotional pricing offers MotionArtist 3.0 for $29.99 (USD) for 30 days. Regular suggested retail price is $49.99 and may be purchased through the e frontier web store at (http://www.e-frontier.com/go/MotionArtist). Both Physical Box and Electronic Download versions are available. The free demo is also available at this web site. MotionArtist is available for Windows. A Mac version is planned.