Animation Stand Specifications

By: Animation Stand  09-12-2011
Keywords: Animation

Animation Stand includes

Macintosh or Windows

User Interface. 

  • Full OS support, TrueType support, QuickTime support, automatic subscriptions, drag-and-drop
  • Pop-up, tear-off, and user-configurable toolboxes
  • Traditional exposure sheet and/or graphic interface
  • Graphical editing toolbox for current frame manipulations
  • Hot-linking of all windows, even over a mixed network
  • Customizable interfaces
  • Supports pressure-sensitive stylus
  • User editable color-match models
  • Work at any supported color resolution or DPI, regardless of monitor, multiple DPI views available
  • Supports multiple screens
  • Step-by-step tutorial
  • On-screen help
  • On-line manual
  • Preferences may be saved per user, machine, or project

Resolution 

  • Cinema edition: Unlimited
  • Personal Edition: Set to 256 x 192 pixels
  • 1 to 32 bit color levels
  • Multi-plane camera controls of cel art including trucks, pans, wipes, zooms, slow in, slow out, fade and dissolve during move
  • User-created, curve-, spline-, and example-based motion paths
  • Sub-pixel antialiasing
  • Sub-pixel motion
  • Full frame accuracy on output
  • No frame or layer limit
  • No picture size limit
  • 8 types of edge processing
  • Automatic drop shadows
  • Linear keying
  • Pencil-test mode
  • Edit-in features -- Output specific frames/layers
  • Sound synchronization
  • Frame and time readout
  • Direct film printing
  • 3D rendering (Mac Only)
  • Up to 60 FPS playback
  • Operates bulk load and manual scanners
  • Builds exposure sheets using OCR
  • Cleans up cels/fixes lines
  • Aligns using peg holes
  • User controllable scanning parameters
  • Generates markup sheets from colored cels
  • Automatically updates color names
  • NTSC legalization of any cel or palette
  • Register to any point in cel
  • Pressure sensitivity controls line width and/or ink flow
  • CMYK color separations
  • Antialiasing
  • 3 layers of light table
  • Double-loaded and user-defined brushes
  • Bump-mapping
  • Paint with textures
  • Multiple, noncontiguous splines
  • 32 bit masking
  • Surface mapping -- Standard and user-definable objects
  • Advanced airbrush patterns, editable flow patterns, controllable flow rate
  • Multiple Fill Types
  • Pixelize, blur, smudge images
  • Extrude/relight
  • Color/pattern controls -- RGB/HSV palette spread, select color not on palette, named colors
  • Colorization -- Saturation control, invert luminance, find lines, RGB/HSV color block changes
  • Lighting -- Unlimited light sources including spot lights, full control over lighting parameters
  • Modes -- Acrylic, variable blend, gel, mask, paint from another document, soft edge, alpha channel, darkest color, lightest color, faded edges, antialiasing, partial color modes, definable wash types and patterns, palette color spread
  • 6 forms of document selection options through marquee and lasso, expand or shrink selection, fill with selection, select with polygon, etc.
  • Partial undo and revert
  • Rotate, twist, resize, bend, flip, tilt, squash, and stretch
  • User programmable tools
  • Auto-PainterTM built-in
  • ArtDirector TM available
  • Unlimited effects in one pass
  • Multiple exposures
  • Transparencies -- White, black, alpha, reversed alpha, from 3D programs
  • Controlled, in-motion fades
  • Mattes -- Black-and-white, color, and automatic
  • Gels
  • Boolean and arithmetic modes
  • Rack focus 
  • Glow 
  • Backlight 
  • Bluescreen/Greenscreen 
  • Edit sounds using cut, copy, & paste
  • Graphic display of waveforms
  • "Beat" marking
  • Frame/sound correlation
  • Squash/stretch sound with or without frequency shift
  • Multiple concurrent sound tracks
  • Automatic frame/time tracking
  • SMPTE control
  • Switch closure actuation
  • Direct film printing
  • Controllers/DDRs -- VAS, Diaquest, Sony, Abekas, V/LAN, ARTI, BCD, Sanyo, Accom, etc.
  • Real-time output
  • Animation Stand Movie format
  • QuickTime Movie format
  • Exposure sheet
  • Pani (Animation preferences)
  • All major platform specific and cross-platform image formats supported
  • System 7 and WAVE Sound

Keywords: Animation

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