On2 Announces Immediate Availability of Flix Line of Flash Video Authoring Tools for Flash Player 8
On2 Technologies, Inc. has announced the immediate availability of its Flix line of Flash Video authoring tools for creating high-quality Flash video content for Macromedia, Inc.'s newly launched family of Flash Player 8 products. With this announcement, On2's entire line of Flix authoring tools for creating high-quality Flash Video are widely available immediately to the million-plus member community of Flash developers and digital media designers anticipating general availability of Macromedia Flash Player 8, also announced earlier today.
On2's VP6 compression technology--integrated in both Macromedia's Flash Player 8 and On2's Flix line of Flash Video authoring tools--delivers high-quality Flash video imagery, according to On2. Customers can experience "before and after" Flash video clips, demonstrating On2's dramatic enhancements to image quality, by visiting http://www.on2.com/video_samples/flix-video-samples.
On2 has also published a technology white paper highlighting the technological advancements and image quality innovations of the VP6 codec. The white paper is available immediately for download by visiting http://www.on2.com/technology/library/.
On2's new VP6-enhanced Flix family of video compression technologies include the following:
- Flix Pro - a Flash Video encoder that enables users to edit, crop, convert, and post video to the web in minutes
- Flix Engine - enables users to add Flix's Flash Video encoding capabilities to their software and enables website visitors to convert their video, audio, and image files to Flash. The Flix Engine also enables users to allow anyone within the intranet to have access to Flix solutions.
The On2 family of Flix video authoring tools for Flash Player 8 is available immediately, with prices starting at $249 for Flix Pro, and can be purchased online at http://flix.on2.com/.