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Dan Ritchie
01-18-2016, 11:01 AM
Howler 10 released today

Howler digital paint and vfx animation software version 10 released, featuring new particle, bristle brush, orbicle and foliage painting options. To learn more about Howler 10, visit www.squirreldome.com or our affiliate, Thebest3d.com

New features:

Block interpolation morphs between two video frames to create in-betweens. Great for replacing lost or unfinished frames in a render or repairing video.
New color picker with integrated color themes.
Foliage painting enhancements.
New orbicle particle painting options including audio as an input driver.
New memory efficient undo system including undo browser, compression and saving to disc.
Cinemascopic filter simulates the look of 2 color film processes from the 40's – 50's.
Crash recovery.
New media browser.
Brush improvements.

Demo:
http://squirreldome.com/Download.htm

What's new:
http://squirreldome.com/WhatsNew.htm

Buy:
http://squirreldome.com/Cart.htm

Danner
01-19-2016, 04:20 AM
Block interpolation demonstration in the video looks like magic. Amazing way to complete missing frames.

prometheus
01-19-2016, 05:49 AM
Keeping an eye on it Dan, though I still have yet to evaluate the free pd particle I got some time ago...and there might be quite a few things other that needs to be invested in before this..but it is interesting.
I recall showcase of filters for a godray effect which I thought was nice...though I have learnt a few tricks do work that magic with volumetrics quite fast in lightwave mixing with image maps.

the audio orbit brush control..sounds cool, ways to actually paint with some sort of sound effect driving intial forces.

Thanks for the heads up.

Michael

raymondtrace
01-19-2016, 08:32 AM
Block interpolation demonstration in the video looks like magic. Amazing way to complete missing frames.

This is magic that has been around for a while but the straightforward way it is implemented here is indeed magic. Well done!

jwiede
01-19-2016, 01:16 PM
As always, another awesome Howler release, Dan! Congrats!

Been enjoying the pre-order/-release builds immensely. Hopefully, I'll be updating to the final build later this week on my Surface Pro 3.

IMO, for the cost, Howler is impressively powerful, the UI enables without being intrusive, and I've found even the pre-release builds very reliable.