Zaxwerks recently updated their ProAnimator stand alone application and After Effects Plugin to version 5 which notes an almost complete overhaul of the integrated 3D animation and creation tool with the addition of hundreds of new features. Most notably, ProAnimator 5 includes support for multiprocessing and batch rendering, live text editing and text substitutions, an integrated drawing window with a workflow based interface to name a few. There are also features such as Lathe modeling; 16/32 bit rendering; Animatable Parenting; Animatable Grouping; User-Drawn Bevels and support for Open Type fonts are just a few of the huge set of new features.

Zaxwerks is proud to announce that ProAnimator 5 has just been released! This is a MAJOR release. ProAnimator has been completely reinvented. You can now do things in ProAnimator that were never possible before. We have added hundreds of new features designed to make your work faster, easier and more productive; to save you time and help you make more money.

ProAnimator is compatible with After Effects for Windows CS3, CS4, & CS5 and Macintosh CS3 & CS4 with a Mac CS5 Version Coming Soon

As always, ProAnimator works as both a Standalone and a Plug-in for After Effects. If you are one a Mac it is not yet compatible with After Effects CS5, however the standalone version will create movies that CS5 an use, so you’re not really out of the running. See the System Requirements page for the complete specs.