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Sonic Foundry Debuts Viscosity, Animation Creation Product

Sonic Foundry Inc. Thursday released Viscosity, its pixel-based, 2D-animation software application that combines the image editing and animation by fully integrating individual frame editing, animation effects, web optimization, and real-time playback.

The new animation tool facilitates the creation of compelling animated web images including banners, buttons, bullets, rollover effects, and dynamic clip art. Viscosity also provides precise conversion and optimization options in GIF, JPG, and AVI formats. Additionally, the software fully integrates real-time video, image, and animation processes, enabling developers to seamlessly edit any frame of an animation or video sequence.

Viscosity works with any video digital editing system as well as other Sonic Foundry applications including ACID, Sound Forge, Vegas, and Stream Anywhere for a complete multimedia content creation solution. The new tool sells for a retail price of $199 and is available exclusively in downloadable format from the Sonic Foundry Web site.