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Discreet Ships fire/smoke 6 Earlier than Expected

January 21, 2004-The fever pitch anticipation was rewarded when Discreet, a division of Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADSK) announced last week that it shipped Version 6 of smoke and fire earlier than the expected date of January 26th. This was good news to the many awaiting the hot new release. Version 6 offers key features previously only gracing Discreet's inferno and flame advanced solutions. Some key features are highlighted below.

smoke is for post facilities who demand creative editorial and finishing in a single system at any resolution and in any format, smoke delivers unprecedented speed and workflow performance, real-time interactivity, and industry leading visual effects tools.

smoke 6 Highlights
Editing
-Multi-Master Editing™: create multiple formats from single timeline
-Mixed resolution desktop and editing timeline
-Real-time 10-bit 4:4:4 HDTV, 2K and 3K editing*
-Multi-format capture & playback including PAL/NTSC, 720p, 1080i, 1080p*
-Multi-channel audio editing and mixing
-Multi tape archiving with browsable XML table of contents

Effects/ Finishing
-Interactive 3D DVE with 3D warping, 3D model import, lights and camera controls
-3D compositing environment with high-speed tracking tools
-Primary and secondary color correction tools featuring the Discreet Color Warper ™
-Advanced keying tools including the Discreet Keyer and new Master Keyer™

fire 6 is ideal for businesses looking to expand into new types of production such as digital intermediate. Where time is of the essence, fire's massive throughput churns through complex creative tasks quickly and easily, to provide an excellent return on investment.

fire 6 Highlights
Editing
-Multi-Master Editing™: create multiple formats from single timeline
-Mixed resolution desktop and editing timeline
-Real-time 10-bit 4:4:4 HDTV, 2K editing
-Multi-format capture & playback including PAL/NTSC, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
-Support of 8/10/12-bit RGB (4:4:4) media

Effects and finishing
-Interactive 3D DVE with 3D model import, lights and camera controls
-3D compositing environment with high-speed tracking tools
-Primary and secondary color correction tools featuring the Discreet Color Warper™
-Advanced keying tools including the Discreet Keyer and new Master Keyer™
-Complete set of title animation and character generation tools