FXhome has released Imerge Pro, a new image compositing application that promises a fully non-destructive workflow working with RAW images, with no need to compress an image to 8-bit just to apply an effect, and the ability to edit the effect at any time. (more...)
UPDATED. BlackMagic Design has announced that the official version of DaVinci Resolve, its editing, grading, digital audio and, as of this version, compositing application is out of beta and available now. (more...)
Adobe has announced a new video editing application called Project Rush. Early information would suggest that it isn't intended to challenge Premiere Pro, but appears to be aimed at consumers and Social Media publishers. It is however built on the same core technology as After Effects and Premiere, so what's new? (more...)
Open source plugin ProEXR 2.0 is currently in development and a beta is now available for testing. The update adds support for Cryptomatte to the After Effects plugin, enabling users to decode masks that are created automatically using compatible renderers (including Clarisse, Arnold, Mantra, Redshift and V-Ray). The beta installer is available to download by following the links in the Decoders section of the Cryptomatte GIT repository.