The new all-in-one Smoke, with its unified editing and effects workflow, can help editors simplify their workflow, centrally manage their media, work interactively with high-res media throughout their projects and deliver high-end content.
Autodesk (NASDAQ: ADSK) introduces Autodesk Smoke 2013 video editing software, a redesigned and repackaged version of the video editing and visual effects tool for the Mac.
Smoke 2013 features a unified creative workflow that brings node-based compositing right in the timeline at a new price of $3,495 USD.
The Smoke User Interface (UI) — An intuitive all-in-one creative workflow that combines track-based editorial, industry-standard editing conventions and Autodesk creative tools.
ConnectFX — Node-based compositing inside the timeline for high-end effects and advanced compositing without leaving the editorial environment.
Creative Tools — A robust toolset with high-end finishing tools, Action for true 3D compositing, the Colour Warper for professional grading and color matching, the Master Keyer for one-click chroma keying and stereoscopic 3D editing and effects.
MediaHub — A modern approach to working natively with the most common formats that facilitates managing all project media from ingest to edit to effects and archiving.
Lower System Requirements — Runs on the most recent generation of Apple iMac and MacBook Pro systems using high-bandwidth Thunderbolt storage and IO bringing true high-end video effects to flexible desktop and mobile workflows.
Autodesk Smoke 2013 is expected to be available later this fall at a suggested retail price of $3,495 per license.