Boris FX has announced several agreements to cross promote its products and services.
Boris FX Professional and Boris Graffiti Professional will now be included as part of the TurboPack, with new Avid Xpress 2D and 3D systems (formerly Deluxe and Elite).
Boris FX Professional an integrated-effects creation solution for non-linear editing.
Boris Graffiti 2.0, released last month, is an integrated vector-based titling package that supports Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere, among others. It's compatible with both Mac OS 9 and Mac OS X (version 10.1 and higher). Its vector tools allow the creation of sophisticated animations, such as text on path, according to Boris Yamnitsky, company founder and president.
Avid will bring Avid Xpress DV 3, its portable video-editing solution, to Mac OS X by mid-year. It will sport over 100 customizable real-time effects and multiple simultaneous streams. Avid Xpress DV 3 effects are fully customizable, according to Joe Bentivegna, vice president of Avid's video development and operations.
"The Avid AVX effects architecture allows third-party vendors like Boris FX to extend the power of Avid users to create the widest possible range of effects," said Ray Gilmartin, Avid Xpress product manager. "We are pleased to offer such highly regarded products as Boris FX and Graffiti as excellent examples of the value added to Avid systems through integration."