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Boris Red Version 3.02 Now Available

(February 22, 2005)

Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, today announced that Red 3.02 is now available as a free download for users of Red Version 3GL. Boris Red 3GL is a plug-in solution that provides integrated broadcast-quality features for titling, compositing and 3D effects directly inside nonlinear editing systems. Red also includes the Red Engine for standalone rendering.

"Boris Red dramatically expands the compositing, tilting and effects capabilities of more than 20 NLEs, says Boris FX founder and president Boris Yamnitsky. "With the addition of new host and hardware support, this version satisfies the highest expectations for streamlined workflow for an even wider audience.

This free update to the Red 3GL product adds support for additional hosts, including the Canopus EDIUS Pro 3 real-time HD/SD editing software, the Media 100 HD HD/SD editing system and the Pinnacle Liquid Edition version 6. The latest version of EDIUS will include a 15-day Try and Buy version of Boris Red.

"We are pleased to have Boris support our full range of Canopus Broadcast, EDIUS real-time editing solutions for HD/SD and HDV," said Hiro Yamada, founder and chairman of the board of Canopus. "EDIUS customers can now experience enhanced HD/SD compositing and titling capabilities with the availability of Boris's acclaimed software tools.

The following improvements have been added to Version 3.02:

A new Template Mode lets you apply effects directly from the Library Browser to the timeline
Support for Canopus Edius Pro 3, Media 100 HD and Pinnacle Liquid Edition systems
Better integration with the Sony Pictures Digital Vegas Video and Adobe Premiere Pro host applications
Video out from the standalone Red Engine for Avid systems with supported Adrenaline and Mojo hardware
Additional compatibility between Red and Avid FX
A new preference lets you customize the colors of the Red interface
Projects and settings remain fully compatible with the Version 3.0 and 3.0.1 releases
- Reduced installer size for faster download and installation

Support for parameter name translations into several languages via an XML dictionary
The installer on both platforms has been localized into several languages
Boris Red is a plug-in application that provides integrated broadcast-quality features for titling, compositing and 3D effects. You apply Red directly to clips in your host NLE timeline. You then open a custom user interface where you create your effects. This architecture allows the applications to share an interface that appears and behaves the same across different platforms and in each of the more than 20 supported NLEs, including Apple Final Cut Pro HD, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Avid systems. In addition, all three plug-ins include the Red Engine, standalone application that creates effects offline using any computer. The KeyFramer is a cross-platform application that can be distributed free of charge.

Pricing and Availability

Version 3.02 is available as a free download to existing Version 3 customers. Boris Red is available through the BorisFX worldwide reseller channel, direct through BorisFX or on our online store. Visit or email for details. Upgrades from earlier versions of Boris Red are $295 US. Owners of Boris FX, Graffiti, and Calligraphy may upgrade to Boris Red for $999 US. Through March 31, 2005, this upgrade includes a free Boris Red training DVD. The suggested retail price for new purchases of Boris Red is $1595 US and also includes the training DVD.

Try and Buy versions of all Boris solutions can be downloaded at Red users may also purchase Red Assurance for $349. Red Assurance ensures that users remain current with the software for one full year (or a minimum of one major release), provides a training DVD, extended technical support for a year and a Boris t-shirt.

About Boris FX
Founded in 1995 in Boston MA, Boris FX is the leading developer of integrated graphics and effects technology, delivering 3D compositing and vector graphic products for the broadcast, post production, film and multi-media industries. Since the company's inception, Boris products have grown to serve over 125,000 artists worldwide. A great part of its success lies in the ability to tightly integrate and leverage technologies through strong partnerships with industry-leading manufacturers including Adobe®, Apple®, Avid®, Canopus®, Discreet®, DPS®, eyeon®, in-sync®, Incite®, Leitch®, Matrox®, Optibase®, Pinnacle®, Quantel®, Sony Pictures Digital®, and Ulead®. For more information visit


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