Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film production, announced Boris Red version 4.1 is now available for the Intel-based Macintosh systems. In addition to running natively on the Intel-based Macs, Boris Red 4.1 includes a Universal Binary plug-in for Apple Final Cut Pro as well as a Universal Binary standalone Render Engine.
Boris Red 4.1 takes full advantage of the improved OpenGL graphics hardware found in the new Apple Mac Pro and MacBook Pro models. Combined with the power of the Intel processor, Boris Red 4.1 excels in performance and features; outrivaling 2D and 3D graphics and effects applications in its class. Boris Red 4.1 is offered as a free update for existing Boris Red 4.0 customers moving to the Intel-based Macintosh platform. The new Boris Red 4.1 update can be downloaded from the Boris FX web site at http://www.borisfx.com.
The Boris FX company began shipping Boris Red 4.0 in September 2006. A 2-year R&D effort, the new release delivers superior image processing technology, a slew of must-have image treatment tools and a newly designed user interface optimized for effects creation workflows. "Boris Red 4.0 is a significant release for the company. It includes a wide range of new features and functionality that provide our customers with enormous effects creation capabilities," said Boris Yamnitsky, founder and president, Boris FX. "Ensuring that our customers can take full advantage of the new Boris Red 4.0 release on the Intel-based Macintosh platform was a high-priority for us. Thus we are very pleased to have delivered Universal Binary - Intel Mac support."
The Boris FX company plans to maintain backward compatibility with qualified PowerPC-based Macintosh systems.
For more information about the new Boris Red update and other Boris FX releases, please visit the Boris FX web site at http://www.borisfx.com.