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Cambridge Ships Swiffworks for Maya Flash Output

Plug-in for Maya 4.0 (July 25, 2001)
Cambridge Animation Systems, maker of Animo software, announces the launch of Swiffworks for Maya 4.0 the latest version of its plug-in that delivers Macromedia Flash (.swf) output to users of Alias|Wavefront's Maya.

The new plug-in allows users to choose a Swiffworks material or use the default Phong material provided by Maya. Swiffworks materials provide the following added capabilities:

·Independent control of ink lines and painted regions, allowing line thickness to be animated and colored separately from the painted areas
·Control over the color, width and generation of ink lines, including folds, silhouettes, region lines, borders and intersection lines

The Swiffworks renderer is fully integrated into Maya 4.0 and is planned to be also available on IRIX and Mac OS X later this year.

Swiffworks which is normally on sale for $575 U.S. list or $800 in a bundle with Inkworks its toonshader is on special offer at $199 U.S. or $299 U.S. bundled until the end of August 2001 and is available exclusively from Cambridge Animation Systems at

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