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DISCREET LAUNCHES COMBUSTION 3 FOR MACINTOSH.

Discreet a division of Autodesk, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADSK), has launched combustion 3 for Apple Macintosh. combustion 3 for Macintosh software is the latest version of Discreet's motion graphics, vector paint, visual effects and 3D compositing desktop software. This new version offers the creative tools, speed and interactivity that artists rely on for success.

combustion 3 for Macintosh software is quickly becoming the must-have solution for creating effects and motion graphics for video, film, DVD, and the web. With an intuitive working environment, cutting edge new features and improvements -- combustion 3 software brings unmatched capabilities to the desktop.

"We are pleased to deliver combustion 3 for Macintosh, running on the Power Mac G5 with Panther, Apple's newest OS X build," said Paul Lypaczewski, general manager of Discreet and executive vice president, Autodesk, Inc. "With combustion 3, Discreet continues to leverage its proven expertise by developing and delivering world-class visual effects and compositing solutions -- for an increasingly wider audience."

New Features

-- Editing Operator -- combustion 3 for Mac is the first visual effects application with integrated editing, enabling users to be more productive by performing the types of creative editing tasks most frequently needed by effects artists directly within the application.

-- Expressions -- The JavaScript-based expressions allows combustion artists to easily create complex animations-eliminating tedious repetitive work.

-- Flash Output -- Artists can utilize the vector paint and animation interface tools in combustion 3 software to create and output Macromedia Flash animations, extending the range of services they can offer to their clients.

-- RE:Flex warper and morpher -- With RE:Vision Effects' RE:Flex plug-in, warping and morphing are directed through the combustion 3 rotoscoping tools rather than with a grid of tedious mesh points. The result is a seamless and intuitive workflow integrated into combustion 3 at no additional cost, adding a US $600 value for customers.

Additional new features and notable enhancements in combustion 3 software include: customizable brushes, savable presets, timeline markers and more. Discreet also continues to work directly with plug-in developers to ensure advanced support of numerous plug-ins including superior integration with various Adobe After Effects plug-ins.

For a complete list of new features in combustion 3 go to: http://www.discreet.com/combustion3.

Pricing and Availability

combustion 3 for Mac software is available for purchase at a suggested retail price of US $995. Upgrade price from combustion 2 or combustion 2.1 is US $199. combustion 3 for Windows is also available and shipping.

About Discreet

Discreet's solutions are designed for digital media creation, management and delivery -- across all disciplines from film and television visual effects, color grading and editing to animation, game development, web/interactive, and design visualization. Discreet -- based in Montreal, Quebec -- is a division of Autodesk, Inc, a design and digital media creation, management, and distribution company.

Discreet can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.discreet.com/.

For more information, call 415/547-2457.
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