Smith Micro Marries Animation and HTML5 With MotionArtist

Smith Micro Marries Animation and HTML5 With MotionArtist 
MotionArtist Creation Software Combines Pictures, Videos and Sound to
Create Movies and Interactive HTML5-Based Presentations 
ALISO VIEJO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 03/05/13 --  Smith Micro Software,
Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) Productivity and Graphics Group today announced
its new software program MotionArtist(R). After a tremendously
successful public beta, the release version of MotionArtist enables
users to add motion to their comics, create interactive HTML5
presentations and make animated photo shows. The highly versatile
MotionArtist appeals to a wide range of users, from graphic novelists
and comic creators to web developers and photographers, users of all
skill levels are able to utilize cutting-edge tools to enhance and
share their artistic creations.  
"With over 50,000 beta downloads, MotionArtist has proven to be an
exceptional tool for adding motion and effects in digital comics,
HTML5 presentations and other creative endeavors," said Steve Yatson,
VP, Operations of Productivity & Graphics business unit at Smith
Micro. "Our official launch of MotionArtist expands on the features
and functionality of the product, allowing artists as well as novice
users to take their projects and creations to new heights and easily
share their work. Whether you want to bring animation and
interactivity to a graphic novel, add motion to a boring power point
or quickly create and share a photo presentation, MotionArtist lets
you create moving presentations to better engage and interact with
audiences through a rich visual and audio experience." 
Easily create amazing interactive presentations with intuitive comic
panel creation, straightforward animation tools, GPU acceleration for
a fast work environment and 3D layering for a parallax effect. Insert
vector-based word balloons and dynamic text in thought bubbles or
dialogue boxes. Add motion to your comics and photo slideshows
through automated object placement and camera movement. Easily export
projects to HTML5 to display them on your very own webpage or save as
a standard movie format and share your comics and presentations
directly to Facebook or YouTube. 
"MotionArtist is an amazing tool that is a great time-saver for comic
creators and people looking to share th
eir projects digitally," said
Brian Haberlin, co-artist and co-writer of the multimedia sci-fi
adventure saga Anomaly. "With pre-loaded tools such as comic panels,
word balloons and easy HTML5 export, MotionArtist provides a clean
interface for users to easily insert their creative ideas and
fine-tune to their desire." 
For a full feature-listing visit: http://motionartist.smithmicro.com 
Pricing and Availability:
 MotionArtist is available for $59.99. For
more detailed product, pricing and upgrade information, please visit
the MotionArtist website. 
About Smith Micro Software, Inc. - Productivity and Graphics Group: 
Based in Santa Cruz, Calif., the Smith Micro Software Productivity
and Graphics Group produces award-winning software that inspires
consumer creativity and enables efficiency. The group's creative
suite of programs provides artists of all skill levels -- from novice
to professional -- with the tools to illustrate, animate and create
2D and 3D art. Some of the Productivity and Graphics Group's
award-winning creative and utilities products include Poser, Anime
Studio, Manga Studio and StuffIt. For more information, please visit:
www.smithmicro.com. 
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