Las Vegas, NV - April 8, 2013 - Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated VFX and workflow technology for video and film, today unveiled a new VFX browser for its flagship Boris Continuum Complete (BCC) plug-in collection. Available as a free download, the new BCC Effects Library Browser plug-in allows editors and motion graphics artists to instantly preview thousands of BCC presets via animations that integrate timeline video. The free plug-in can be used on any system with a BCC-compatible host application – even if BCC is not installed.
"Boris Continuum Complete presents an encyclopedic collection of over 200 visual effects filters that allow editors and motion graphics artists to achieve a limitless variety of looks," commented Peter McAuley, Senior Product Manager, Boris FX. "In speaking with broadcasters and post-production facilities throughout the world, it became clear that providing a tool to quickly navigate the wide range of effects would dramatically increase operator productivity. With the new BCC Effects Library Browser, visual preview of BCC effects is as simple as a point and click."
Any of the thousands of factory-installed BCC presets can be previewed in real-time with host application video, giving artists the ability to quickly find their desired look. Presets are sorted by filter and filter category for maximum convenience. In addition, custom-made BCC presets immediately appear in the BCC Effects Library Browser plug-in and can be previewed alongside factory-installed presets. All factory-installed presets are completely customizable and can be shared with other BCC installations irrespective of host application or operating system.
The Boris Continuum Complete Effects Library Browser plug-in will be available as a free download from www.borisfx.com during Q2 2013.
Boris FX is currently demonstrating the BCC Effects Library Browser plug-in at NAB 2013 at booth SL4327 located in the Las Vegas Convention Center's South Lower Hall.
Saving time and post-production budgets, Boris Continuum Complete gives editors and motion graphics artists the power to create high-quality broadcast graphics, perform project-saving image restorations, and make video look like art or film. Over 200 comprehensive filters include extruded text, 3D particle effects, image restoration and touchup tools, true 3D lens flares and volumetric lighting effects, keys and mattes, color grading tools, time-based effects, glows, stylish auto-animating transitions, and cinematic effects such as film glow, film grain, and film process looks.
Founded in 1995, Boris FX is a leading developer of VFX, compositing, titling, and workflow tools for broadcast, post-production, and film professionals. Boris FX products have grown to serve over a million artists worldwide, with a customer base encompassing network and broadcast television clients such as ABC, BBC, CBS, Discovery, ESPN, and Turner, post-production facilities such as The Ant Farm, Digital Kitchen, and Troika Design Group, and educational and government institutions such as Video Symphony, Columbia College, the U.S. Army, and the U.S. Air Force. The company's success lies in its ability to tightly integrate and leverage technologies through strong partnerships with industry-leading developers of video editing software and hardware including Adobe, Apple, Avid, Corel, Grass Valley, Nexidia, and Sony.
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