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Aquafadas has released PulpMotion 3.5, with support for Mountain Lion. Pulp Motion is a template-based multimedia slideshow creator offering hundreds of themes, which now include a brand new collection specially designed for the holidays. The application’s user-friendly tools can be used to customize slideshows with transitions and animations such as the Ken Burns effect. Finished slideshows can be published directly to YouTube, iDVD and more. PulpMotion 3.5 is available now as a download on the Aquafadas website for $49.
Aquafadas Press Release
Aquafadas PulpMotion 3.5 Spreads Holiday Cheer With New Slideshow Release
New Mountain Lion-compatible release offers hundreds of slideshow templates including a brand new collection of holiday themes
Montpellier, France – December 18, 2012 – Aquafadas, innovative developer of digital publishing solutions and creative software for photo and video editing, announced today the availability of PulpMotion 3.5 with support for Mountain Lion. PulpMotion lets users of all skill levels easily assemble their favorite photos, videos and music into visually engaging slideshows. The template-based application offers hundreds of themes, which now includes a brand new collection specially designed for the holidays, with templates like the Holiday Memories Scrapbook and scenes from a Winter Wonderland. PulpMotion’s user-friendly tools can be used to customize slideshows with transitions and animations such as the Ken Burns effect. When users are done creating their masterpieces, slideshows are exported in video format and can be published directly to YouTube, iDVD and more.
PulpMotion 3.5 is available now as a download on the Aquafadas website for 49 USD and as a free update for existing users. A free trial version is also available here.
“Memories are meant to be shared and PulpMotion lets anyone do it easily and with style,” said Claudia Zimmer, Aquafadas CEO. “This is the time of the year above any else when friends and family come together and memories are made – and picture-taking is a huge part of the celebration. Creating beautiful slideshows with these images and sharing them with loved ones is the perfect way to immortalize those memories and spread holiday cheer. Plus, we’ve made many smaller improvements for an overall smoother user experience all slideshow creators will appreciate.”
Key Features of PulpMotion 3.5
Hundreds of Templates for Endless Possibilities: PulpMotion 3.5 now adds new holiday themes to its library of over 130 preset templates to help get users started. No matter what you’re celebrating, PulpMotion has you covered. From weddings to birthdays to vacations, there’s always a template to fit the theme of your images perfectly. PulpMotion’s extensive set of parameters gives users full control over animations for a totally unique and original masterpiece.
Slideshow Creation Anyone Can Master: With PulpMotion, creating a lively, engaging slideshow is as easy as dragging and dropping in media. Users can import photos and videos then add music to complete the effect. Pop up tips assist creators every step of the way, with a variety of controls and functionalities to fine-tune the slideshow.
Share Your Memories With the Ones You Love: PulpMotion’s export menu allows users to share their creations easily with friends and family by simply exporting to their iPhone, YouTube, iDVD, Apple TV and more. Create standalone compositions to showcase at special events like graduation parties or anniversaries. Users can save parameters, such as screen size, as a preset to reuse in the future. High-resolution export settings and improved color fidelity ensure your work of art will appear just as beautiful as it is intended to.
Set the Mood With Advanced Audio Capabilities: What’s a great slideshow without sound? With PulpMotion, users can simply drag and drop audio files straight from iTunes and synchronize music with their shows so viewers can experience the full effect. Whether it’s music, sound effects or a voiceover, slides can be easily adjusted to match the length of the associated sound file.
Digital Storytelling For Kids of the Digital Age – With KidsMotion!
KidsMotion is Aquafadas’ kid-friendly version of PulpMotion, offering its powerful slideshow technology to a younger audience. With a friendly user-interface and cool themed templates, kids can easily create their own animated slideshows using their photos, videos and music. With KidsMotion, kids become the producer, creating fun picture presentations for distant relatives, slideshows of favorite memories of the year, digital greeting cards and more. KidsMotion is available now on the Mac App Store for just 24.99 USD. For more information, please visit: http://www.aquafadas.com/en/kidsmotion/.
Pricing and Availability
PulpMotion 3.5 is available now via the Aquafadas website for 49 USD. Existing users can update free of charge. For more information, please visit: http://www.aquafadas.com/en/pulpmotion/.
Aquafadas creates innovative digital publishing solutions to enable new and high-quality ways to publish magazines, books, newspapers and comics. Aquafadas solutions allow and facilitate the dissemination of digital content on all major new platforms, including smartphones, tablets and the web. Creation tools offered by Aquafadas meet the specific industry needs of publishers. Amongst our clients are Egmont International, Sanoma, Lagardere, Mondadori, Reader’s Digest, Bayard, Standard & Poors, EDF and La Tribune. Comics publishers use AveComics, the digital comics platform created by Aquafadas, to distribute comics on the new devices. The business world uses Aquafadas tools to enable migration of digital content such as marketing, technical documentation, commercial or financial. Aquafadas user-friendly creative software for Flash®, HTML5, photo and video editing, is also used by graphic design professionals and consumers.