SAN JOSE, Calif., (April 9, 2001) (Nasdaq: ADBE)– Adobe Systems
Incorporated, the leader in digital publishing for the Web, print and
dynamic media, is now shipping Adobe After Effects 5.0, providing motion
graphics professionals with new 3-D capabilities and offering more creative
options than ever before. With several new third party plug-ins,
professionals can add to their toolkit and expand creative possibilities.
After Effects 5.0 offers faster performance, a streamlined workflow and
tight integration with other Adobe products including Adobe Premiere, Adobe
Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator. This helps After Effects users work more
efficiently to achieve professional results for film, video, multimedia,
and the Web. Motion graphics designers are endorsing After Effects 5.0 as
a powerful way to explore their creative ideas with freedom and execute
them with precise control.
Adobe After Effects 5.0 is available immediately in the United States and
Canada. French, German and Japanese versions will be available in May.
The estimated street price for the Standard version is $649 (U.S.) and for
the Production Bundle version is $1,499 (U.S.). Customers can upgrade to
After Effects 5.0 from previous versions of the Standard version for $199
(U.S.) and from previous versions of the Production Bundle for $299 (U.S.).
During the first 120 days following the product release, Standard version
3.x or 4.x customers in the U.S. and Canada can upgrade to the After
Effects 5.0 Production Bundle for only $499 (U.S.). And any customer
upgrading can purchase a full copy of the After Effects 5.0 Production Bundle.