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Bauhaus Software Launches Mirage v1.2 for Mac OS X

  • 16 April, 2004 19:31

<p>For Immediate Release
April 15, 2004</p>
<p>First Full Mac OS X Release of Real-time Paint, Animation and Special Effects System Includes Powerful New Roto-tracking and Animation Tools</p>
<p>SAN ANTONIO - April 15, 2004 - Bauhaus Software Inc. today announced the availability of Mirage(tm) v1.2 for Mac OS X and Windows. Designed for artists, Mirage integrates real-time video paint, animation and effects functionalities into a single product, freeing visual artists to explore entirely new creative ideas and techniques. Designed for resolutions ranging from HDTV and film to web video, Mirage is a tremendous complement to existing packages such as Final Cut Pro(c) and Shake(c), and is a key part of a seamless pipeline for 2D animation, film and broadcast production.</p>
<p>"Mirage for OS X provides a completely new way for Mac artists to create," said Dan Kraus, CEO of Bauhaus. "Mirage allows 2D animators, independent filmmakers and broadcast artists to paint directly on motion graphic layers and create amazing effects in real-time at film resolution on Apple hardware."</p>
<p>Cartoon and 2D animators use Mirage as a unified paint and effects solution, allowing them to sidestep traditional scan/ink/paint workflows, and work from digital pencil tests to final product within a single unified environment. Broadcasters benefit from the speed and ease with which motion graphics can be created and animated in Mirage. Video producers use the software to easily manipulate, enhance and create effects for HDTV and film. Mirage's ability to combine multiple file types, different media and different resolutions in the same project will easily make it a core workflow component of any motion graphic artists working on a Mac.</p>
<p>In addition to paint, animation and effects tools, Mirage v1.2 includes new RotoTracking(tm) tools, allowing users to effortlessly track and effect elements from animation and video layers, as well as new graphical timing adjustment tools for ease-in-ease-out. Mirage's suite of dedicated video tools includes comprehensive color correction, histogram controls, keying with spill suppression and matte controls, and multi-point pixel tracking/stabilization.</p>
<p>Pricing and Availability
Bauhaus Mirage for OS X and Windows is available immediately to customers for $1599 (AUST$) through Australian distributor New Magic Australia's authorised reseller channel nationwide. A demonstration version of Mirage is currently available through the Bauhaus Software Web site at</p>
<p>About Bauhaus Software
Bauhaus Software was founded to become a leading provider of products and technologies to the digital visual effects and animation markets. Bauhaus is focused on providing professional digital artists with the ultimate tools for producing next-generation animated graphics and special effects. Based in San Antonio, Texas, Bauhaus employs a team of business executives and engineers gathered from across the United States, Canada and Europe. The company's products are distributed worldwide through direct, reseller, and distributor channels. For more information on Bauhaus Software, visit its Web site at</p>
<p>For more information, contact the Australian and New Zealand Bauhaus distributor New Magic Australia:</p>
<p>New Magic Australia Pty Ltd
ABN 57 100 704 416</p>
<p>NSW Head Office:
34 Soldiers Road
Jannali, NSW, 2226
Phone (02) 9528 4555
Fax (02) 9589 2311</p>
<p>Melbourne Office:
Phone: (03) 9752 5200
Fax (02) 9589 2311
Postal Address:
PO Box 18, Belgrave, Vic, 3160</p>
<p>Bauhaus Software, Mirage, and Digitally Organic are trademarks of Bauhaus Software Inc.
Other product and company names herein are trademarks of their respective owners.</p>

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