Boris FX ( says Boris RED Version 5 is now available for Grass Valley EDIUS 6. Boris RED is a plug-in application for transitions, professional text, and advanced composites inside of EDIUS and other leading video editing software applications.

A tool for post-production and broadcast professionals, RED offers a range of features right on the EDIUS timeline and adds a standalone engine for effects creation and rendering. RED integrates broadcast-quality text generators, paint, rotoscoping, a full suite of tools to create and extrude vector objects, true 3D shapes and animation, and image processing filter suite.

Boris RED 5 is available immediately through the Boris FX worldwide reseller channel and direct from the Boris FX web site at a manufacturer’s suggested retail price of US$995. Owners of previous versions of Boris RED may upgrade to version 5 for $295, and owners of Boris FX or Graffiti may upgrade to Boris RED 5 for $699. A free, 14-day demo version is available for download.