Apple Drops Shake Price by 80%By Angsuman Chakraborty, Gaea News Network
Tuesday, June 20, 2006
Apple added new features and yet dropped the price of its video compositing and effects software by more than 80 percent.
The new version, Shake 4.1, will be priced at $499 as opposed to $2,999. Shake 4.1 is used in conjunction with Final Cut Studio, Apple’s video and audio editing suite. Shake is known for being used by the visual effects supervisors of “The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King,” which won an Oscar for its visual effects in 2004.