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Own Your Creativity with New Toon Boom Animate Family

MONTREAL, June 27, 2013 — (PRNewswire) — Two-time Emmy award recipient, Toon Boom Animation Inc. announced today the pre-launch of Toon Boom® Animate™ 3 and Toon Boom® Animate Pro™ 3, ideal for frame-by-frame and cut-out rigging animation respectively. With these new versions, Toon Boom has reorganized its product line to give each of these products a clear set of capabilities required for the animation style of your choice.

Animate 3 is the ideal software for paperless, frame-by-frame animation. Whether it's your first time using animation technology, or if you're a professional looking for a new solution, you can learn Animate in no time. As for Animate Pro 3, this is the best software for doing cut-out style animation. You can build character rigs, animate, and do special effects—all in one software.

Toon Boom Animate 3 highlights:

Toon Boom Animate Pro 3 highlights:

Both products are now supercharged on a 64-bit core. This gives you the freedom to use more of the computer's resources, and output high-resolution files for a professional-quality production. In addition, they both support standard two-finger Touch Gestures for zooming, rotating, and scaling of the canvas, when using a tablet.  Finally, they both benefit from interface enhancements designed to simplify workflow and streamline the animation process.

Pricing and Availability
During this time-limited pre-launch period, you can buy Toon Boom Animate 3 for $599 US and Toon Boom Animate Pro 3 for $999 US - a saving of $100 US. Customers will receive a version 2 license which will be replaced by version 3 upon release. Customers owning previous versions of Animate and Animate Pro may upgrade on release day only.

Information about Toon Boom Animate family is now available online at: toonboom.com/animate3

About Toon Boom Animation Inc.
Toon Boom Animation Inc. ( toonboom.com), a Corus® Entertainment Inc. company and a 2012 and 2005 Primetime Emmy Engineering Award recipient, is the worldwide leader in digital content and animation creation software, delivering products and services online to its global community. Toon Boom carries user-friendly applications for all, catering to children, home users, creative professionals as well as students, educators and schools. Toon Boom is fully dedicated to education and goes far beyond just developing technology and curriculums that enhance the classroom experience. Toon Boom is an influential advocate of bringing industry and education together, while partnering with value-added partners to help students achieve their goals.

At the high-end studio level, Toon Boom offers a wide product range from powerful pre-production tools to leading-edge animation production solutions. Relying on its extensive expertise in animation production, Toon Boom provides consulting services in the fields of optimization, pipeline integration, production assistance and custom development.

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Copyright © 2013 Toon Boom Animation Inc. All rights reserved. Toon Boom® is a registered trademark and Animate™, Animate Pro™, and the Toon Boom logo are trademarks of Toon Boom Animation Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

 Toon Boom Animation Inc.
 Karina Bessoudo, VP, Marketing
+1 514 490 6479