Boris FX ( announced Boris XML Transfer 3. New to version 3, the Avid to After Effects workflow allows for direct import and translation of the Avid AAF format file.

Boris XML Transfer is an Adobe After Effects plug-in designed for the transfer of Avid Media Composer and Apple Final Cut Pro program sequences to Adobe After Effects. The plug-in preserves all aspects of an Avid Media Composer or Apple Final Cut Pro project, including edits, cuts, dissolves, and treatments.

In addition, Boris XML Transfer offers the ability to translate Boris Continuum Complete effects used in Avid or Final Cut Pro projects to corresponding Boris Continuum Complete effects in After Effect. Version 3 for Mac OS X is immediately available through the Boris FX worldwide reseller channel and direct from the Boris FX web site for a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US$299.

Version 3 is a free upgrade for all Boris XML Transfer Version users. A fully functioning 14-day trial version is available for free download.