Jasc Software Releases Stand-Alone Version of Animation Shop 2.
EDEN PRAIRIE Eden Prairie
A city of eastern Minnesota, a residential suburb of Minneapolis. Population: 57,300. , Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 1999--
Jasc Software Jasc Software, Inc. was an Eden Prairie, Minnesota based company founded by Robert Voit, the creator of Paint Shop Pro, a popular graphics editing program. Jasc Software also created other popular software titles, including:
Also available bundled free with the award-winning Jasc Paint Shop Pro(TM) 6, Animation Shop 2 provides users of all levels with the tools they need to add animated buttons, banners and other cool effects to Web sites and business presentations.
"With bandwith exploding, animation is gaining popularity within the Web community. Jasc Animation Shop is an easy-to-use tool that everyone can use to create amazing a·maze
v. a·mazed, a·maz·ing, a·maz·es
1. To affect with great wonder; astonish. See Synonyms at surprise.
2. Obsolete To bewilder; perplex.
v.intr. animations and jazz up their Web sites," said Kris Tufto, Jasc Software's CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. .
"In response to many requests from our customers, we're offering Animation Shop as a stand-alone product for those users who simply want a great animation program. Animation Shop is a terrific communication tool that enables you to differentiate yourself on the Web or in presentations by getting your message across in a fun, interesting way."
Animation Shop 2 offers many powerful tools for creating animations for Web sites and presentations. Key features include:
-- Intuitive filmstrip-type user interface -- 24-bit color editing for high-quality animations -- Animation and Banner creation wizards -- Full set of brushes and creative tools -- Professional-quality custom transitions and effects -- Frame and animation editing options -- HTML HTML
in full HyperText Markup Language
Markup language derived from SGML that is used to prepare hypertext documents. Relatively easy for nonprogrammers to master, HTML is the language used for documents on the World Wide Web. code generation -- Optional integration with Paint Shop Pro 6 -- Optimization optimization
Field of applied mathematics whose principles and methods are used to solve quantitative problems in disciplines including physics, biology, engineering, and economics. wizard for Web and video output -- Download time and file size preview -- Comprehensive animation and image file format support
Pricing and Availability
The stand-alone version of Jasc Animation Shop 2 is available for $39.00 from Jasc Software (ESD (1) (Electronic Software Distribution) Distributing new software and upgrades via the network rather than individual installations on each machine. See ESL. only). Animation Shop 2 is also available bundled free with Jasc Paint Shop Pro 6. An evaluation copy of Animation Shop 2 may be downloaded from the Jasc Software Web site at www.jasc.com. Free, unlimited technical support is available to registered users directly from Jasc Software.
About Jasc Software
Jasc Software provides Web designers and advanced users with leading, Windows-based digital imaging and management solutions that are powerful, easy to use and affordable. The company is committed to using customer feedback to develop tools for Web site and digital image enhancement See image editing. that provide advanced functionality at a low price. Jasc Software distributes its products in electronic and traditional forms via the Internet, software retailers and catalogers, and provides try-before-you-buy versions of its software via the Internet.
Jasc Software has been ranked by the Inc. 500, Deloitte & Touche's Minnesota Technology Fast 50, and Deloitte & Touche's Technology Fast 500. Its products have won numerous awards including: "PC World" World Class Award; "PC World" Best Buy; "Windows Magazine" Win 100; "PC Photo" Editor's Choice; "c/net" Editor's Choice; "PC Magazine" Program of the Year; and "Home Office Computing computing - computer " 100 Gold Award.
For more information, Jasc Software can be reached at 800/622-2793 or on the Web at www.jasc.com.
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