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Adobe Acquires Mettle: VR just got 360 degrees better!

Big news for Adobe editors and innovators in 360 degree content! New VR video and filmmaking tools will be at your fingertips shortly with this merger. Check out the details from Adobe Blogs:

Adobe Acquires Mettle VRAdobe is at the forefront of 360 and VR production. While our VR workflows take creators from capture to edit to output, our users have been relying on the SkyBox Suite of plug-ins from Mettle for VR transitions, titles, and effects. It made perfect sense for us to make these plug-ins available to our subscribers so that creators of 360/VR content will have a truly seamless, end-to-end workflow.

“We believe that making virtual-reality content should be as easy as possible for creators. The acquisition of SkyBox plugins and Mettle technology allows us to deliver a more highly integrated VR editing and effects experience to the film and video community by the end of the year,” said Bill Roberts, Adobe senior director of professional video product management.

How we met

Early experimenters of 360/VR tested the waters in Adobe Premiere Pro CC and After Effects CC. We got to know this vibrant community of content pioneers and one name consistently came up: Mettle. Their collection of SkyBox plug-ins was designed exclusively for post-production in Premiere Pro and After Effects, complementing Adobe’s 360/VR cinematic production technology….[continue reading]

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By Jim, June 23, 2017