FAST has announced a series of updates for its video editing solution range. The company has introduced two new software options, Silver.FX and Purple.FX, and extended what is available in the Silver.XL and Purple.XL options. It has also announced deals with HP to create editing workstations and added support for DVCPRO to Purple. Silver.FX and Purple.FX add 3D functionality to the 2D editor, creating a fully Z-layer capable solution with a separate camera function. Also included is a modified page-turn effect, which has more adjustable parameters, and a new greenscreen keyer. The bluescreen keyer has been improved also. Silver.XL and Purple.XL now include Terran’s Media Cleaner Wizard for streaming media encoding. The latest version of Purple.XL adds Darim’s DVMPEG encoding software.