Adobe Acquired Mettle SkyBox Suite (Cinematic 360/VR Production Tools)

Adobe Acquired Mettle SkyBox Suite which is very well known for its cinematic 360/VR (Virtual Reality) production tools for Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro.


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360/VR content is the latest buzzword in current technology revolution. It is getting incorporated in various Media and Entertainment sectors. This is the exact reason why Adobe acquired Mettle SkyBox Suite. SkyBox is 360/VR plugins which will be integrated in Adobe Creative Cloud package very soon. The plugins have impressive credentials including Google, Time, Facebook, CNN, HBO, Dreamworks TV, Washington Post, LinkedIn and The New York Times.

This acquisition of Adobe will provide complete 360/VR production workflow to its user, under one roof only. SkyBox tools gives technical to aesthetic support as these are tightly integrated with Compositing and Editing packages, Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro respectively. Mettle plugins are great production booster for creating amazing VR titles, effects and transitions for videos.

Technicians and artists of this new age immersive media are pleased with the news of Adobe Acquired Mettle SkyBox suite. Existing SkyBox customers will get same technical support from the parent company Mettle. New customers will get access of SkyBox 360/VR plugins through Creative Cloud, by end of this year. The collaboration will boost up the process of 360 vidoes and VR integrations on huge scale. In 2016, Adobe acquired TubeMogul in $540 Million to create tight pipeline of online ads and data management solution. It streamlined the complex process of digital marketing and advertising technology.

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The Mettle SkyBox Suite includes following production ready 360 video and VR (Virtual Reality) tools:

  • SkyBox Studio V2
  • SkyBox 360/VR Post FX 1 + 2
  • SkyBox 360/VR Tools
  • SkyBox 360/VR Transitions 1 + 2
  • SkyBox VR Player

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On the management ladder, Chris Bobotis (co-founder of Mettle) is joining Adobe as a Director. Nancy Eperjesy (co-founder of Mettle) will continue to manage Mettle as an individual company.


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