CrazyTalk Animator3 is a 2D animation package from the very capable company, Reallusion. Known for their outstanding iClone and Character Creator software for the 3D environs, (also useful for 3D storyboarding or outright rendering to video), Reallusion has upgraded their 2D animation offering with Animator3.
Life without play can be very boring. Cinema 4D Studio R18 will keep your life from ever getting boring plus, you’ll enjoy the distraction. I’m guilty in the first degree of ample playing--I mean, researching--with this latest edition. I’ll only be covering the new features within the full Cinema 4D Studio in this review.
Red Giant’s Magic Bullet Suite has rightfully become one of the quintessential plug-in bundles over the years, primarily due to the popularity of plugins like Looks and Colorista. What you’re getting is several tools geared around the overall look and color of your footage - many of which I have come to consider indispensable, including Film and Cosmo.
If you work in video, you may be familiar with Red Giant Primatte Keyer. Red Giant’s Primatte and Digital Anarchy Primatte Chromakey both use Primatte chromakey technology, developed by Imagica Corporation in 1982. [Wikipedia] The last update for Primatte Chromakey for Photoshop was January 2012, but it does work in current versions of Photoshop.
For editors on a budget or video enthusiasts, BetterStabilizer, a Mac-Exclusive plug-in for Adobe Premier or Final Cut Pro, fills a unique niche in motion stabilization. The target market is specifically self producers that don’t have steady cam gimbals or mounts for their cameras.
Automating 2D Character Creation & Cartoon Animation: New Reallusion CrazyTalk Animator 3 (Industry Press Release)
New CrazyTalk Animator 3 (CTA3) demystifies animation for anyone with new character design, scene building, and character motion tools to create studio-level 2D animation results on PC and Mac. Open the door to 2D animation for beginners and quicken the process for pros with innovative character templates, valuable motion libraries, a powerful 2D bone rig editor, face puppeteering, and audio lip-syncing tools to give users unparalleled control when animating 2D talking characters for videos, web, games, apps, and presentations.