Curious Labs has announced the immediate availability of Poser 5 for Mac OS X, the latest version of the company’s award-winning 3D-character tool for artists and animators. The software, which was originally announced for Mac OS X in March, features dynamic cloth and strand based hair, photo-based facial modeling and the “FireFly Renderer,” which enables smoothing of facets at render time, displacement mapping, 3D motion blur and depth of field. For a limited time, Poser 5 for Mac OS X is priced at US$199. Special pricing on upgrades is also available.