Ilse Jurriën : September 22th 2008 - 13:31 CET
Corel VideoStudio Pro X2
Corel VideoStudio Pro X2 Ultimate video editing software : Corel Corporation introduced VideoStudio Pro X2 Ultimate and Corel VideoStudio Pro X2, answering the market need for the most complete HD solutions for consumer video editing and DVD creation. “Corel is proud to be able to deliver this family of video editing and authoring products to video enthusiasts and consumers alike. Capturing, enhancing and sharing video has become increasingly popular in today’s society, with uploading video to sites like YouTube being within every user’s grasp,” said Petter Nordwall, director of product management, Corel.|
Corel VideoStudio Pro X2 for HD editing
“Corel VideoStudio Pro X2 Ultimate includes the new VideoStudio Pro X2 version and is everything users need to take their HD editing to the next level. From creating simple slideshows to using more advanced tools like the all-new Painting Creator users can customise their videos in unique and creative ways. Corel is answering consumer needs by offering them affordable ways to become their own motion picture producers.”
Corel VideoStudio X2 Ultimate functions
The Ultimate version of VideoStudio Pro X2 is an all-in-one solution containing four powerful applications with everything users need to create professional-looking videos, slideshows and DVDs. In addition to the new VideoStudio Pro X2 video editing software, it includes:
• Corel WinDVD 9 Plus Blu-ray - Top of the Corel WinDVD 9 range, the world’s number one DVD and video playback software. Plays AVCHD and Blu-ray discs with advanced menus and even upscales standard DVDs to near HD quality
• Corel DVD Copy 6 Plus - Copy and convert discs and video. Supports converting directly for the web or mobile devices like iPhone, PSP and iPod.
• Steinberg WaveLab LE 6 - Edit and enhance audio quickly and easily with this fast and streamlined professional quality audio editor and mastering application.
Corel VideoStudio Pro X2 - New functions
• Blu-ray Import and Output - VideoStudio Pro X2 is among the first video editing software products to offer support for Blu-ray Disc Movie Video (BDMV) import and output. Users can author HD video with motion menus and burn to Blu-ray Disc in single or dual-layer format.
• Painting Creator - With the all-new Painting Creator, users can paint, draw and write on their videos while recording the movements, providing users with new opportunities to personalise their video projects.
• Mobile Device Support - Import from and output video to the Apple iPhone and iPod Touch, making it easier to capture and share video projects on the latest generation mobile devices.
• Upload to YouTube - With the new, streamlined uploading tool, users can more quickly and easily upload video directly to YouTube. VideoStudio Pro X2 also offers several customisable settings, such as selecting which format to use to ensure the best possible encoding quality: WMV, H.264, or FLV formats.
• Smart Proxy Editing - Users can easily edit HD video even on midrange PCs. The enhanced Smart Proxy requires fewer system resources resulting in faster, smoother editing of HD video while retaining the full HD resolution. With a 300 percent speed increase, users can now render videos over lunch, rather than overnight.
• Blue Film Effects - This dynamic collection of five filters provides 81 presets that recreate the nostalgic effects produced by hand-cranked cameras, dirty projectors, and dusty film vaults.
• Optimization for Intel Quad-Core Technology - Support for Intel quad-core technology, enhanced for both dual-core and quad-core CPUs. Meaning faster response times and less time spent waiting for encoding.
• Auto Pan and Zoom Feature - Auto Pan & Zoom is now available to automatically detect the faces of subjects or objects in photos.
• Resizable Interface - Users can now resize any of the panels within the interface according to their preference.
• Automatic Video Transition and Audio Crossfade - Users can now simply drag video clips on the timeline to automatically create video transitions and audio crossfades.
Users can also easily apply transitions in overlay tracks to create sophisticated picturein-picture and montage effects.
• Creative Content - New overlay objects, frames, Flash animations, and HD-quality menu templates to enhance every video production.
Corel VideoStudio Pro X2 (Ultimate) Price & Availability
With a suggested retail price of £79 / €129 for Corel VideoStudio Pro X2 Ultimate and £59 / €89 for Corel VideoStudio Pro X2, both are available today in English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Dutch through the Corel website and over the coming weeks through Corel’s global channel partners. All prices include VAT. Upgrade pricing is available for users of VideoStudio 6 or later.