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Boris FX Releases Boris Title Toolkit For Adobe After Effects

Dynamic New Plug-in Filters Work Directly in After Effects’Native Interface

Boston – Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated graphics andeffects technology, announces the availability of the Boris TitleToolkit, a set of dynamic new plug-ins developed exclusively for AdobeAfter Effects. The Title Toolkit plug-ins create broadcast-quality,animatable titles directly in the After Effects user interface. BorisVector Text, Text Scrambler, Title Crawl and Vector Shape let AfterEffects users experience a breadth of titling capabilities in afamiliar environment for maximum quality, speed, and creativity. Videoeditors, graphics artists, and compositors can create, position andanimate titles and vector graphic elements in 3D space with featureslike Text On a Path, Type On and Motion Blur. The Title Toolkit alsoprovides a variety of ways to randomize, jitter and scramble textcharacters and styles, build vector shapes that can link to text,create film-quality rolls and crawls, animate text fill, borders,softness, and shadows and link to built-in After Effects or third-partyparameters. Creating broadcast-quality titling in After Effects forfilm and television has never been easier.

“Boris Title Toolkit allows Adobe After Effects users to takeadvantage of the sophisticated and versatile titling capabilities weoffer through out the industry,” says Boris FX founder and presidentBoris Yamnitsky. “The introduction of our new plug-ins provide aworkspace for After Effects users to easily produce high-quality,animatable titles within the After Effects application.” Title Toolkitplug-ins include:

Vector Text – Create text with animatable borders, fill,softness, and shadows within the After Effects Controls and Timelinewindows. You can then place text on a path, rotate and move it in 3Dspace, or animate text on or off the screen by character, by word, orby line.

Text Scrambler – Randomize or scramble text or text stylesand animate fields of random text, numbers or styles includinganimating to and from random text and user defined text.

Title Crawl – Generate automated roll or crawl animation withbuilt-in options for hard or soft masks, maintaining defined pixels persecond speed and 3D rotation control for easy creation of “Star Wars”type perspective effects

Vector Shape – Build shapes for text backdrops and vectorgraphic elements using a selection of preset shape primitives withmultiple animatable parameters or use an After Effects mask to definethe shape. Apply sophisticated border and shadow styles and use analternate layer as a texture map or video fill and rotate, position,and animate your shape in 3D space.


For a limited time only, Boris FX is offering the Title Toolkit atthe special introductory price of just $199 US until July 1, 2003. Itwill be regularly priced at $249 US. All the effects are fullycompatible with After Effects 5.5 for Windows and Macintosh systems.The Boris Title Toolkit and a 14-day free Trial Version are nowavailable through electronic download at

About Boris FX

Founded in 1995 in Boston MA, Boris FX is the leading developer ofintegrated graphics and effects technology, delivering 3D compositingand vector graphic products for the broadcast, post production, filmand multi-media industries. Since the company’s inception, Borisproducts have grown to serve over 125,000 artists worldwide. A greatpart of its success lies in the ability to tightly integrate andleverage technologies through strong partnerships with industry-leadingmanufacturers including Adobe, Apple, Avid, Canopus, DPS, Discreet,in:sync, Incite, Matrox, Media 100, Sonic Foundry, Sony, and Ulead. Formore information, contact Boris FX at 617.451.9900 or visit the BorisFX web site at