Red Giant Software Announces Primatte Keyer 4

reprinted from a Red Giant Software press release:

San Francisco, CA, March 17, 2008 Red Giant Software is pleased to announce Primatte Keyer 4, which brings new levels of power and speed to After Effects, Avid and, for the first time, Final Cut Pro and Motion. Primatte Keyer 4 can create an almost-perfect key with just one mouse-click, overcoming keying challenges such as uneven lighting, compression artifacts, subtle shadows, and edge light contamination. Best of all, Primatte Keyer 4 now works right from the timeline.

Primatte Keyer works on hard to key DV and HDV material and the proven technology has been used on many big budget Hollywood productions such as Superman, The Aviator, X-Men, and Spiderman 2. This has made Primatte Keyer a favorite tool with filmmakers and production companies who want the same results but have smaller budgets.


Auto Setup
Users get the power of Primattes amazing quality, but with just one mouse-click. The new Auto Setup analyzes the background color and creates the key automatically.

Finish right in your editorany editor
Final Cut Pro users can now create mattes right on the timeline without leaving their editing application. In addition, the Avid version now offers feature parity with After Effects and Final Cut Pro. Primatte Keyer 4 supports 32-bit processing (After Effects, Final Cut Pro and Motion) as well as 16-bit processing (Avid).

Advanced Compositing Controls
Exceptional light wrapping and color matching features create keys that guarantee images will look like they’ve always belonged on the background of your choice.
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* Primatte Keyer 4 is now available for $499 USD each. Upgrades are available from any previous version for $199.

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