“The Foundry this week announced that MARI, its industry-standard 3D painting package 3D digital painting tool used in films ‘Avatar’ and ‘The Avengers,’ is coming to the Mac,” Neil Hughes reports for AppleInsider. “The developer, along with Oscar-winning animation studio Pixar, showed off MARI for OS X at WWDC this week, just 8 weeks after it began porting the software to the Mac.”

“MARI was shown running on the new cylindrical Mac Pro, demonstrating the work Pixar is doing with the software to complete its upcoming feature film ‘Monsters University,’” Hughes reports. “The Foundry shared with AppleInsider the story of how its team worked with the new Mac Pro in a room at Apple HQ known as the ‘Evil Lab’ ahead of the desktop’s unveiling. During the tests, the Mac Pro was entirely concealed in a giant steel cabinet, keeping its new design a mystery to The Foundry and Pixar.”

Apple's next generation Mac Pro

Apple’s next generation Mac Pro

 

Apple's next generation Mac Pro

Apple’s next generation Mac Pro

 
The next generation Mac Pro will be available later this year. To learn more, visit www.apple.com/mac-pro.

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