Nemetschek AG: MAXON announces strategic alliance with Adobe

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Nemetschek AG: MAXON announces strategic alliance with Adobe

- Technological cooperation opens new levels of digital media content creation

- Development cooperation between Adobe(R) After Effects(R) and CINEMA 4D expected

Munich, March 20, 2013 - MAXON Computer GmbH, a subsidiary of Nemetschek AG (ISIN 0006452907) and the developer of CINEMA 4D, a leading 3D animation software for film, broadcast and motion graphics professionals, today announced it has entered into a strategic alliance with Adobe Systems Incorporated to further collaborate on technology that provides creatives in the motion graphics and visual effects industry with new levels of digital media content creation. As part of the alliance, both companies are expected to collaborate and engineer a pipeline between Adobe(R) After Effects(R) software and CINEMA 4D to give users a seamless 2D/3D foundation.

'CINEMA 4D is a leading 3D solution, and the one After Effects users have come to know and love because of its ease-of-use, speed, stability and especially tight integration with the 2D compositing application,' said Harald Egel, co-founder and CEO, MAXON Computer GmbH. 'We look forward to continued collaboration between our programming and marketing teams to ensure that the interoperability of our software products makes a positive impact on artists seeking to easily and fully integrate 3D into their production pipelines.'

'Adobe After Effects has a 20-year history of setting the standard for motion graphics and visual effects software,' said Steve Forde, senior product manager for After Effects at Adobe. 'Collaborating with a market leader in 3D graphics programming like MAXON will further accelerate how After Effects users create rich engaging experiences.'

For further information on the company, please contact

Nemetschek AG

Ingo Middelmenne
Head of Investor Relations
+49 89 92793 1216

About Nemetschek AG:
Nemetschek is a leading global software producer for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) market. Headquartered in Munich, Germany, with its 10 brands it today serves more than 300,000 customers in 142 countries from 40 locations worldwide. Founded in 1963 by Prof. Georg Nemetschek, the group focuses on innovations such as Open Building Information Modeling (Open BIM) for the AEC market of tomorrow. Publicly listed since 1999, Nemetschek achieved revenues in 2011 of EUR 164 million.

About MAXON Computer:
Headquartered in Friedrichsdorf, Germany, MAXON Computer is a developer of professional 3D modeling, painting, animation and rendering solutions. Its award-winning CINEMA 4D and BodyPaint 3D software products have been used extensively to help create everything from stunning visual effects in top feature films, TV shows and commercials, cutting-edge game cinematics for AAA games, as well for medical illustration, architectural and industrial design applications. MAXON has offices in Germany, USA, United Kingdom, France, Japan and Singapore. MAXON products are available directly from the web site and its worldwide distribution channel. Specially priced learning editions of the company's software solutions are also made available to educational institutions.

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