in Toonz 4.6
scanner support in native mode
4.6 will directly support the following scanners: EPSON 10000+,
EPSON 12000 and RIcoh IS 330 DC (color scanners).
platform 7.2 and 7.3 support
export from I&P will retain ink line color
Chosen ink line colors will now be preserved on TZP levels when
exported to the Flash .swf file format.
can be now enlarged in I&P
Canvas size of the drawn levels can be enlarged directly in InKnpaint.
new FXs added
Calligraphic, Artcontour, Tile, Blend TZ, Blend TZ, Blend RGB.
In Batches, you can now generate a clapboard that will extract
information about Production, Scenes and Animator from Xsheet.
brush tools will now allow for alternate size settings
Settings can now be saved in Setup
vector Settings folder has been added to the General page of the
Setup module, where parameters can be chosen for the vectors used
in Inknpaint and Xsheet.
environment automation for Windows2000
Windows2000 distribution will include a tool that automatically
sets the scanners environment variables.
FlexLm 8.1 and Dallas dongles now supported.
file format support
Final renders can now be saved directly in AVI format; it is now
possible to save Avi files from the preview window.
Support for AVI and QuickTime formats
Whenever codec (compression mode) is installed on your computer,
it will be accessible by Toonz for Avi/QuickTime output formats.
Ink / No Paint FX improvement
will offer use of an index range, making it convenient to select
which ink, or paint color, to keep, or delete.
FX: Blend TZ
effect will give use of an index range that determines color blending
FX: Blend RGB
This effect will allow the user to blend a maximum of 8 different
You'll have the option of tiling or creating a pattern for an image
that will always fill the camera shot.
Your tiled image can be moved with no limit, giving the user many
new options. It would even include the creation of an infinite panning
background, by simply tiling a slice of that bg.
You'll have a choice to selectively increase the ink line thickness
of TZ images, by setting index size, roughness and direction to
control the thickening of the line.
This effect lets you take any image and apply it as a pattern to
the inks of a TZ image.You'll quickly and easily be able to create
a scattered brush or even hair and fur-like effect.
access from within Xsheet now supported
can move your animation!
soundtrack can be used in Set/Change -- Expressions to drive channel
values.This will give you the ease of having peg-bar motion driven
by the rythm of the music or a narration cadence.
column used now easier to spot!
In the levels region of Xsheet, the last column used, now changes
color, as it currently does for the last frame used.
of numerical columns has been improved, and more decimal figures
can be visualized
selection for pins and hooks offered
and hooks can now be moved by using the keyboard arrows
columns vectorized on the fly and exported
If the level has not been vectorized in Inknpaint, Xsheet will do
the job.The user now has the option to vectorize the individual
columns separately to export to Flash.
capabilities for Multimedia
-- Edge Aliasing button is now
a choice in the Casm parameters
page of the batches module.This
gives you the option of aliasing
just the edges of images rendered
in Multimedia mode.