Boris FX (http://www.borisfx.com) has announced
Boris Continuum Complete 6 AVX for Avid DS (BCC 6
AVX for DS). Based on Avid’s AVX 1 plug-in
architecture, BCC 6 AVX for DS brings nearly 180
filters to 64-bit versions of Avid DS.
The release features over 30 new filters,
including Pixel Fixer, DV Fixer, and Smooth Tone
tools; Swish Pan, Cartoon Look, Pencil Sketch,
and Water Color effects; and OpenGL-accelerated
effects such as 3D Extruded Image Shatter,
Damaged TV, Glint, Glare, Glitter, LED, Lens
Flare, Lightning, Prism, Scanline, and Tile
Mosaic. BCC 6 AVX for Avid DS feature highlights
° 64-bit OS support. Based on Avid’s AVX 1
plug-in architecture, BCC 6 AVX for DS supports
64-bit versions of Avid DS, including Version 10
° New fast-rendering OpenGL filters such as 3D
Extruded Image Shatter, Damaged TV, Glint, Glare,
Glitter, LED, Lens Flare, Lightning, Prism,
Scanline, and Tile Mosaic.
° Pixel Fixer, which removes bad pixels resulting
from a faulty digital camera sensor or dust on a
camera lens. Up to ten bad spots can be repaired
with a single filter application.
° Smooth Tone, which smoothes or softens an image
while preserving detail contrast.
Other new effects include Charcoal Sketch, Pencil
Sketch, Water Color, Cartoon Look, a Swish Pan
transition filter, and DV Fixer for removal of
jaggies from an image clip.
BCC 6 AVX for Avid DS will be available in May at
a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of
US2,495 USD. Owners of previous versions of BCC
AVX for DS may upgrade for $595 USD. BCC 6 AVX
for DS is based on Avid’s AVX 1 plug-in
architecture. An AVX 2 version will be released
as a free downloadable update for BCC 6 AVX for
DS users as soon as AVX 2 support becomes
available in Avid DS.