Boris FX, the leading developer of integrated effects technology for video and film, today announced Boris AAF Transfer, a new plug-in designed for seamless transfer of Apple Final Cut Pro sequences to Avid Media Composer. Boris AAF Transfer uses Avidâ€™s new AMA (Avid Media Access) architecture to transfer Final Cut Pro sequences without the need for transcoding or rewrapping.
â€œImproved integration between Adobe, Apple, and Avid continues to be among the top requests we receive from digital media workgroups,â€? commented Boris Yamnitsky, president and founder, Boris FX. â€œOur recently-released Boris XML Transfer plug-in was enthusiastically embraced for transfer of Apple Final Cut Pro program sequences to Adobe After Effects. Now, with Boris AAF Transfer, we have leveraged Avidâ€™s new AMA architecture to facilitate seamless transfer of Apple Final Cut Pro sequences to Avid Media Composer.â€?
Boris AAF Transfer Feature Highlights
Seamless Transfer of Sequences
. Transfer sequences from Final Cut Pro to Media Composer â€“ without transcoding or re-wrapping the Final Cut Pro media clips.
Third-party Effects Compatibility
. Boris AAF Transfer supports Boris Continuum Complete, Final Effects Complete, and many other third-party effects filters.
Motion Tab Support
. Boris AAF Transfer translates many of Final Cut Proâ€™s Motion Tab features including basic motion, crop, distort, opacity, drop shadow, and speed.
Alpha Channel Support
. Boris AAF Transfer preserves clips with alpha.
. Convert Final Cut Proâ€™s built-in text generators into Avid Title Tool effects.
. Boris AAF Transfer supports many of Final Cut Proâ€™s time-based effects.
Pricing and Availability
Boris AAF Transfer will be available in Q3 2010 for an MSRP of $299 USD or an MSRP of $399 USD when bundled with the Boris XML Transfer plug-in for Adobe After Effects. Boris AAF Transfer will support Apple Final Cut Pro 6 and higher and Avid Media Composer 4 and higher.