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Red Giant Announces Looks 2 Support for Avid Media Composer in Newest Version of Magic Bullet Suite 11

Magic Bullet Looks 2 Puts Professional Color Treatment Tools in the Avid Editing Timeline (January 17, 2012)
DMN Newswire--2012-1-17--
Red Giant today announced the immediate availability of Magic Bullet Suite version 11.2. With this new version, Magic Bullet Looks 2 now fully supports Avid® Media Composer® 5.5 and 6 software, offering Media Composer users seamless access to Red Giants acclaimed professional color treatment tools directly within their editing timelines. Media Composer users are now able to also take advantage of advanced color grading features of Colorista II and skin smoothing capabilities of Cosmo from within LooksBuilder, which is a feature within Magic Bullet Looks 2.

For added convenience, the new Suite Installer within Magic Bullet Suite version 11.2 also adds a new option that enables customers to choose individual products to install within the suite. This new feature delivers significant time efficiencies for those customers who may only require one application at a time. 

Magic Bullet Suite 11.2 is a free upgrade for existing customers.

"Avid customers have long appreciated Red Giants tools, and the addition of the Magic Bullet Suite to their toolset is great news," said Angus Mackay, marketing manager with Avid. "With great creative options for color correction and control, the Magic Bullet suite gives Media Composer users even more options for advanced color looks and treatments to take their work to the next level."

Magic Bullet Suite 11.2
Red Giant continues to strengthen its industry-popular software suite for professional color correction, enhancement and film output with version 11.2.  This new release extends these capabilities to a new audience of Avid editors with support for Avid Media Composer 5.5 and 6. Magic Bullet Suite Version 11.2 includes Magic Bullet Looks 2, which delivers these new features to Avid editors:

A professionally designed and modernized user interface;
- 64 new and updated presets designed by professional colorists and designers;
- New scopes, including Hue/Lightness, Skin Scope, Hue/Saturation and Memory Colors;
- Six new tools including the Colorista II 3-Way, Ranged HSL and Pop, bringing the power of Colorista II right into Looks. New tools like Cosmo, Haze Flare and Lens Distortion open up users creative possibilities;
- Improved speed, size and resolution for better handling of large file formats and more efficient rendering;
- The ability to share looks with other Looks 2 users in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro and Motion;

Magic Bullet Suite version 11.2 is fully compatible with Apple OS X Lion. Additional products supporting Final Cut Pro X will be announced soon.

Pricing and Availability
Magic Bullet Suite 11.2 with Looks 2 for Avid is available immediately and is priced at $799.00 USD for new customers. Magic Bullet Looks 2 is also available as a stand alone application and is priced at $399.00 USD for new customers.

Magic Bullet Suite 11.2 also includes the new automated software updater, Red Giant Link. This new updater is an automated program that detects Magic Bullet Looks 2 installations on a users system. Link then notifies customers of important, free compatibility or bug updates, and also alerts them when new feature-rich paid upgrades are available. 

For more information, or to purchase Magic Bullet Suite version 11.2, please visit http://www.redgiantsoftware.com/products/all/magic-bullet-suite/.

About Avid
Avid creates the digital audio and video technology used to make the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, music recordings, television shows, live concert tours and news broadcasts, to music and movies made at home. Some of Avids most influential and pioneering solutions include Media Composer, Pro Tools®, Interplay®, ISIS®, VENUE, Sibelius®, System 5, and Avid Studio. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit www.avid.com, del.icio.us, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube; connect with Avid on Facebook; or subscribe to Avid Industry Buzz.

Avid, Avid Studio, Interplay, ISIS, Media Composer, Pro Tools, and Sibelius are trademarks or registered trademarks of Avid Technology, Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States and/or other countries. The Interplay name is used with the permission of the Interplay Entertainment Corp. which bears no responsibility for Avid products. 


About Red Giant 
Founded in 2002, Red Giant (www.redgiant.com) creates an ever-expanding universe of effects tools ranging from plug-in suites, applications and mobile apps to Guru Presets, free products and sharing communities. We provide software for motion design, photography and color correction that is used for everything from major motion pictures to worldwide television programming to web production. Red Giant offers the industry-leading Trapcode tools for broadcast design; Magic Bullet Suite for color correction; and over 60 products that run in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom, Aperture, Avid, Vegas, Nuke, and Avid Studio. Our effects have enhanced dozens of feature films such as Angels & Demons and The Social Network, and added sparkle to networks like NBC Universal, ESPN, Disney, CNN, Comedy Central, MTV, and TNT. Join us on Facebook (RedGiantSoftware), follow us on Twitter (@RedGiantNews) and get free content at Redgiantpeople.com.

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