To promote the launch of "Grease," NBC employed DoubleClick's Alpha Channel
In addition, this version offers alpha channel
support for blue-screen type special effects as well as embedded cue points and global metadata options.
5 also introduces support for 32-bit uncompressed video with alpha channel
, allowing editors to insert clips made using applications, such as Ulead(R) COOL 3D(TM), directly onto the video track and play back in realtime.
16-Bit SpectraMatte(TM) chroma keying - Real-time HD and SD chroma keying, enhanced with Avid's intuitive SpectraGraph(TM) UI and simultaneous alpha channel
monitoring, gives professionals access to extremely responsive and high quality compositing tools.
Flash Player 8 offers dramatically enhanced expressive capabilities, a new advanced text-rendering engine, a powerful new video codec, 8-bit alpha channel
video, and improvements to performance and security.
This all-new collection of over 50,000 pre-masked royalty-free images delivers fresh content in a timesaving format because the images have already been masked, and come with their own alpha channel
New features include the ability to use the alpha channel
in images for high-quality floating logos and special effects, the ability to rotate the camera in 3 dimensions to achieve "skewed" effects, support of MacOS 1.