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Adobe After Effects CS5 for Mac

B&H # ADWAECS5MZ Mfr # 65080956
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Product Highlights
  • Native 64-bit Support
  • Motion Graphics & Visual Effects
  • 2D/3D Compositing & Animation
  • Interactive Design
  • Longer RAM Previews
  • Fast Rotoscoping w/Roto Brush
  • Work with HD, 2K, & 4K Projects
  • AVC-Intra & Enhanced RED Support
  • mocha for After Effects v2
  • Color LUT Support

Adobe's After Effects CS5 for Mac brings professional effects, 2D and 3D compositing, animation, rotoscoping, color correction, and precise keying controls to your production, all with maximum efficiency due to native 64-bit support. Full integration with other Adobe applications means you can import/export files between After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro, adding just the effect or design element you need, at the highest possible quality. For more than a decade After Effects has been the go-to effects program across a wide spectrum of applications--from film and broadcast to mobile media and interactive design.

Note! Adobe After Effects CS5 requires a 64-bit operating system.

Innovative Compositing & Animation Tools
Create high-impact communications by combining moving imagery, still images and graphics, text, and sound in 2D or 3D space, and then animating virtually any aspect of each element.
Responsive 64-bit Performance
Work more easily with complex high-resolution projects and see longer RAM previews thanks to native 64-bit operating system support. Enhanced disk caching allows you to spend less time waiting and more time creating.
Integration w/Industry-Standard Adobe Applications
Enjoy a streamlined workflow with support for importing Adobe Photoshop images and layer types. Move easily between After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro CS5 software. Export projects for enhancement in Adobe Flash Professional CS5 software.
Unlimited Creative Options
Manipulate moving and still images using hundreds of effects that stylize, distort, shatter, and more. Combine effects to create Hollywood-caliber visual effects. Create grids, radio waves, particles, and more.
Text & Vector Graphics Creation and Animation
Create text and vector graphics in After Effects using familiar Adobe tools, and then animate these elements to create visually innovative motion graphics.
Comprehensive Masking & Keying Tools
Control which portions of a layer are visible by drawing and animating masks. The revolutionary new Roto Brush tool handles rotoscoping in a fraction of the time. Remove bluescreen and greenscreen backgrounds with the award-winning Keylight.
Timesaving Presets & Learning Tools
Get a jumpstart animating text and creating synthetic backgrounds with more animation presets. Use Brainstorm to experiment and refine designs. Learn fast with help, tool tips, and training resources on the web.
Powerful Motion Controls
Apply realistic motion blur. Use Timewarp to slow down and speed up footage. Remove unwanted movement with the Motion Stabilizer, or precisely match the motion of source footage with mocha for After Effects.
Professional Results for Every Media Type
Deliver your work anywhere. Compatibility with an extensive list of output formats lets you produce animated content for virtually any media, from film and broadcast to the web and mobile devices.
High-fidelity Color
Get precise, predictable color in After Effects with support for high dynamic range (32-bit-per-channel floating point) color, including Pro EXR files, ICC-based color management tools, and new color lookup tables (LUTs).

Reasons to Upgrade to After Effects CS5

Native 64-bit Support
Get the most out of your hardware investment: Native 64-bit support means After Effects can use all available RAM, so it's easier to work efficiently on complex HD, 2k, and 4k projects.
Adobe Roto Brush
Isolate moving foreground elements from their backgrounds in a fraction of the time it used to take. Identify foreground and background elements and then let the Roto Brush automatically create transparency for you. Refine edges easily for extremely precise results.
mocha for After Effects
Experience the powerful new capabilities of this popular 2.5D planar tracker, included with After Effects CS5. Masks are now trackable, have variable width feather, and can be applied directly to layers in After Effects using mocha shape.
Dynamic Cross References
Simplify the writing, production, and management of long documents with flexible and powerful cross references that dynamically update as content is changed or moved within a document.
AVC Intra & Enhanced RED Support
Work natively with tapeless footage from the newest high-quality Panasonic cameras thanks to AVC-Intra 50 and AVC-Intra 100 support. Work natively with RED R3D formats, and gain additional controls for working with raw footage.
Auto-Keyframe Mode
Animate quickly by automatically setting a starting keyframe at the current time.
Dozens of Enhancements
Realize productivity gains from dozens of customer-requested refinements. Enhancements include a new Refine Matte effect, the ability to align layers to a composition's boundaries, and importing additional Adobe Photoshop adjustment layer types.
Color Lookup Table (LUT) Support
Easily manage consistent color in your workflow with popular color LUT formats to simulate film and alternate devices or to apply different looks to your footage.
Color Finesse
Enjoy an enhanced color correction workflow with Color Finesse LE 3, included with After Effects CS5. New features include vibrancy controls that work in a similar way to those in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom software, hue and saturation curve controls, and highlight recovery.
Digieffects FreeForm
Turn flat objects into virtually any 3D shape using this popular 3D mesh warp plug-in by Digieffects.
Application Video Effects, Compositing, Color Correction
Video System NTSC, PAL
Tools 2D and 3D Compositing, Animation, Rotoscoping, Motion and Keyframing, Text and Vector Graphics Creation, 32-bit Audio
Supported File Types
Import QuickTime, FLV, SWF, AVI, MPEG-2, native Photoshop (PSD), Camera Raw, OpenEXR, ProEXR, Cineon, SGI, TIFF, TGA, Maya IFF, JPEG, PDF, MP3, WAV, AIFF, Panasonic P2, Sony XDCAM EX, HD, AVC-Intra 50, AVC-Intra 100, multichannel DPX files and others
Output/Export QuickTime, FLV, SWF, AVI, MPEG-2, native Photoshop (PSD), Camera Raw, OpenEXR, ProEXR, Cineon, SGI, TIFF, TGA, Maya IFF, JPEG, PDF, MP3, WAV, AIFF, Panasonic P2, Sony XDCAM EX, HD, AVC-Intra 50, AVC-Intra 100, multichannel DPX files and others
Hardware Support OpenGL 2.0

Display Card Support:
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4800
NVIDIA GeForce GT 100 Series
NVIDIA GeForce 8 Series
ATI Radeon HD2000, HD3000, HD4000, HD5000 Series

System Requirements
  • Multicore Intel processor with 64-bit support
  • Mac OS X v10.5.7 or v10.6
  • 2GB of RAM
  • 4GB of available hard-disk space plus 2GB of space for optional content; additional free space required during installation (cannot install on a volume that uses a case-sensitive file system or on removable flash-based storage devices)
  • 1280x900 display with OpenGL 2.0-compatible graphics card
  • DVD-ROM drive
  • QuickTime 7.6.2 software required for QuickTime features
  • Broadband Internet connection required for online services*

*This product may allow you to extend its functionality by accessing certain features that are hosted online, including CS Live online services ("Online Services"), provided you have a high-speed Internet connection. The Online Services, and some features thereof, may not be available in all countries, languages, and/or currencies and may be discontinued in whole or in part without notice.

Keyboards & Mice

KB Covers -  Adobe After Effects Keyboard Cover (Black)
  • You Pay: $29.95
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Hardware Expansion

AJA -  KONA 3G SDI Video I/O Card
  • Sugg Retail Price: $1,995.00
 

Plug-In Software

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