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Smith Micro’s Graphics Software Now Available in AWS Marketplace for Desktop Apps

Apr 09, 2015
Amazon WorkSpaces customers benefit from flexible computing model and Smith Micro’s industry leading creative animation software

ALISO VIEJO, CA April 9, 2015 Smith Micro Software, Inc. (NASDAQ: SMSI) announced its industry-leading 2D and 3D graphics software is now accessible to enterprise customers in AWS Marketplace for Desktop Apps via Amazon WorkSpaces. Amazon WorkSpaces is a managed desktop computing service in the cloud and AWS Marketplace for Amazon WorkSpaces delivers easy access to find and purchase software for AWS customers.

AWS Marketplace for Desktop Apps streamlines the procurement process of traditional desktop applications that help organizations be more productive, but in the context of cloud delivery, said Dave McCann, Vice President of AWS Marketplace, Amazon Web Services, Inc. We welcome Smith Micro's products into AWS Marketplace for Desktop Apps where the IT desktop administrators and users have convenient and cost-effective access to the company's solutions.

The availability of Smith Micros's graphics software in AWS Marketplace for Desktop Apps will open the door to a broad new enterprise customer base and provide easy access to our industry-leading 2D and 3D animation solutions, said Jim Mains, Chief Strategy Officer at Smith Micro. We're pleased to offer the ease of use and flexibility of our Poser and Anime Studio titles on AWS.

The following Smith Micro software will be available to enterprise users via AWS Marketplace for Desktop Apps:

  • Anime Studio Debut 10
  • Anime Studio Pro 10
  • Poser 10 Standard Edition
  • Poser Pro 10

Anime Studio is a complete animation program for creating 2D movies, cartoons, anime and cut out animations. Users will be able to create animated shorts, film, videos or commercials in the style of South Park Studios©, Nickelodeon Animation Studios©, Cartoon Network Studios, Disney Animation Studios©. Anime Studio Debut is the ideal hobbyist and beginner animation tool whereas Anime Studio Pro includes everything needed to make amazing, professional animations.

Poser delivers powerful 3D character animation tools and ready to use content for graphics professionals, illustrators, animators and designers. For 20 years Poser has been the preferred 3D character system for rendering static or animated digital content and now game development. Subscribers of Poser on Amazon WorkSpaces will have everything needed to explore the world of 3D animation & character creation.

The availability of Anime Studio and Poser in AWS Marketplace for Desktop Apps provides many new aspiring and professional animators and artists access to Smith Micro's animation software via the cloud.

For more information about Smith Micro's Productivity and Graphics solutions, visit http://www.smithmicro.com/consumer

About Smith Micro Productivity & 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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