Noise Industries, developer of visual effects
tools for the postproduction and broadcast
markets, has announced that new development
partner, Dashwood Cinema Solutions, has released
its first FxPack; Stereo3D Toolbox for
Stereoscopic 3D mastering.

Created by Dashwood Cinema Solutions founder, Tim
Dashwood, Stereo3D Toolbox is an FxFactory
powered plug-in designed to work with Adobe After
Effects CS3/CS4, Apple Final Cut Pro, Apple
Motion and Apple Final Cut Express applications.
With Stereo3D Toolbox, artists can output their
media to a range of Stereoscopic 3D formats (side
by side, over/under, checkerboard, interlace,
anaglyph), as well as manage the demuxing of side
by side, interlace and over/under formatting.

Compositing features and capabilities include
keyframeable x, y, z-axis convergence, individual
left/right eye scale, color correction, selective
flip/flop, reframing and “auto scale”
compensation. Features include:

� Input formats: separate left/right, side by side, over/under & interlace;

� Output formats: side by side, over/under, interlace, checkerboard, anaglyph;

� Customizable Anaglyph controls (Red/Cyan, Blue/Yellow, Green/Magenta);

� Convergence controls for x, y, z axis and individual left eye/right eye zoom;

� Auto Scale function automatically compensates for convergence settings;

� Master Reframing function for scaling and x/y reframing;

� Individual Image controls for balancing left and right eyes to each other;

� Flip, Flop & Swap controls for both eyes (ideal
for beam-splitter 3D rigs); � Split Field feature
to maintain resolution of converged text in
under/over mode;

� Compatibility with YouTube’s new “yt3d:enable=true” tag;

� Accepts input from clips acquired with a DSLR
and the Loreo 3D Lens in a Cap as well as
products such as Cineform’s neo3d or the Inition
Stereobrain Processor;

� Support for super-white;

� Presets can be saved to hard drive for future use.

Stereo3D Toolbox FxPack can be purchased at for US$389. A
watermarked Stereo3D Toolbox demo can be
downloaded from the Noise Industries website

After Effects CS3, Final Cut Studio 2 and Final
Cut Express 4 users can also sample hundreds of
other FxFactory plug-ins by downloading the free
15-day trial version of FxFactory from: .