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Adobe Production Studio Premium
Bring new power and efficiency to your film, video, DVD, and web workflows with Adobe® Production Studio Premium software. Part of the Adobe Creative Suite family, this complete audio and video post-production solution combines all the software listed below along with the timesaving workflow features Adobe Dynamic Link and Adobe Bridge.

Includes:

Adobe After Effects Professional 7.0
Create compelling motion graphics and blockbuster visual effects with efficiency, precision, and infinite variety using the industry standard. Adobe After Effects® 7.0 software delivers the flexibility and power you need to bring a new dimension to your film, video, and web productions.

Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0
Make every frame count with Adobe Premiere® Pro 2.0 software, the most scalable, efficient, and precise video editing tool available. Whether you're working with HD, HDV, SD, or DV, superior performance and a complete toolset let you work faster and more creatively to deliver the quality work you and your clients demand.

Adobe Photoshop CS2
Enjoy greater precision and control when preparing images for use in film, video, and DVD productions with Adobe Photoshop® CS2 software. Take advantage of new features such as 32-bit High Dynamic Range (HDR) color support and Vanishing Point, which enables you to edit in perspective.

Adobe Encore DVD 2.0
Take advantage of Adobe Photoshop integration — unmatched by any other DVD-authoring software — to create full-featured, menu-driven DVDs for feature films, business communications, training, events, and more in Adobe Encore® DVD 2.0 software.

Adobe Audition 2.0
Use the all-in-one toolset for professional audio production, including looping and audio restoration capabilities. Adobe Audition® 2.0 software delivers the flexibility and control you need to produce great soundtracks for any project.

Adobe Illustrator CS2
Create editable and scalable vector artwork for your film, video, and web productions in Adobe Illustrator® CS2 software, now with advanced painting, drawing, and type tools.

 

$1,699.00


Adobe Production Studio Standard
Deliver your best work with the essential post-production toolkit. Part of the Adobe® Creative Suite family, Adobe Production Studio Standard software combines all the software listed below along with the timesaving workflow features Adobe Dynamic Link and Adobe Bridge.

Includes:
Adobe After Effects Standard 7.0
Create compelling motion graphics and blockbuster visual effects with efficiency, precision, and infinite variety using the industry standard. Adobe After Effects® 7.0 software delivers the flexibility and power you need to bring a new dimension to your film, video, and web productions.

Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0
Make every frame count with Adobe Premiere® Pro 2.0 software, the most scalable, efficient, and precise video editing tool available. Whether you're working with HD, HDV, SD, or DV, superior performance and a complete toolset let you work faster and more creatively to deliver the quality work you and your clients demand.

Adobe Photoshop CS2
Enjoy greater precision and control when preparing images for use in film, video, and DVD productions with Adobe Photoshop® CS2 software. Take advantage of new features such as 32-bit High Dynamic Range (HDR) color support and Vanishing Point, which enables you to edit in perspective.

 

$1,199.00


Creative Suite CS2 Premium Edition
Adobe® Creative Suite 2 is a unified design environment that delivers the next level of integration in creative software. New features and tighter integration among suite components simplify creative and production tasks, enabling you to work more efficiently than ever before. Version Cue® CS2 includes enhancements in file versioning and review management, while other new features like Adobe Bridge, Adobe Stock Photos, color consistency, and unified Adobe PDF file creation offer greater productivity and collaboration.

Includes:
Adobe Photoshop CS2
Enjoy greater precision and control over images in Adobe Photoshop® CS2 software with new features such as Vanishing Point and multiple layer selection.

Adobe Illustrator CS2
Create editable and scalable vector artwork in Adobe Illustrator® CS2 software, now with advanced painting, drawing, and type tools.

Adobe InDesign CS2
Create pages in Adobe InDesign® CS2 software using innovative features such as object styles and flexible production controls for high-quality, cross-media output.

Adobe GoLive CS2
Take your work as far as you want to go by creating Web sites or designing content for mobile devices in Adobe GoLive® CS2 software.

Adobe Acrobat 7.0 Professional
Conduct efficient electronic reviews with clients and gain greater control over print output with Adobe Acrobat® 7.0 Professional software.

Adobe Bridge visual file browser
Efficiently organize, browse, locate, and preview the assets you need every day from within the new Adobe Bridge visual file browser.

Adobe Stock Photos
Browse royalty-free images from multiple stock photo agencies using Adobe Stock Photos. Purchase and manage your imagery without ever leaving Adobe Creative Suite 2.

Powerful version control with Version Cue CS2

  • Simplified file versioning
    Access both historical versions and parallel "alternates" of shared project files, including both Adobe and common non-Adobe file formats, in Version Cue CS2.
  • Collaboration and file sharing
    Share project files confidently while working on a team, knowing that you will be guided by Version Cue CS2 through possible edit conflicts.
  • Efficient file searching
    Search for project files and versions from Adobe Bridge, where you and your team can preview search results without having to open individual files.
  • Advanced file administration
    Manage security options, back up projects on a recurring schedule, or delete old versions in a batch with advanced file-management options in Version Cue CS2.
  • Shared project information
    Actively track the status of project files and enable this information to be shared easily across workgroups.

 

$1,199.00


Creative Suite CS2 Standard Edition
Adobe® Creative Suite 2 Standard software is a unified design environment that combines full new versions of Adobe Photoshop® CS2, Illustrator® CS2, and InDesign® CS2 software with new Version Cue® CS2, Adobe Bridge, and Adobe Stock Photos.

Includes:
Adobe Photoshop CS2
Enjoy greater precision and control over images in Adobe Photoshop® CS2 software with new features such as Vanishing Point and multiple layer selection.

Adobe Illustrator CS2
Create editable and scalable vector artwork in Adobe Illustrator® CS2 software, now with advanced painting, drawing, and type tools.

Adobe InDesign CS2
Create pages in Adobe InDesign® CS2 software using innovative features such as object styles and flexible production controls for high-quality, cross-media output.

Adobe Bridge visual file browser
Efficiently organize, browse, locate, and preview the assets you need every day from within the new Adobe Bridge visual file browser.

Adobe Stock Photos
Browse royalty-free images from multiple stock photo agencies using Adobe Stock Photos. Purchase and manage your imagery without ever leaving Adobe Creative Suite 2.

Powerful version control with Version Cue CS2

  • Simplified file versioning
    Access both historical versions and parallel "alternates" of shared project files, including both Adobe and common non-Adobe file formats, in Version Cue CS2.
  • Collaboration and file sharing
    Share project files confidently while working on a team, knowing that you will be guided by Version Cue CS2 through possible edit conflicts.
  • Efficient file searching
    Search for project files and versions from Adobe Bridge, where you and your team can preview search results without having to open individual files.
  • Advanced file administration
    Manage security options, back up projects on a recurring schedule, or delete old versions in a batch with advanced file-management options in Version Cue CS2.
  • Shared project information
    Actively track the status of project files and enable this information to be shared easily across workgroups.

 

$899.00


Adobe Video Bundle

The Adobe® Video Bundle brings together Adobe Production Studio Premium software, the complete audio and video post-production solution for film, video, and DVD, with Macromedia® Flash® Professional 8 software, the industry's choice for authoring rich interactive content for the web. Now with one value-priced package, you can design, develop, and produce professional results for film, video, and DVD, plus easily incorporate video into interactive content for the web using the Macromedia Flash format.

Flash Professional 8 is the industry's most advanced authoring environment for creating interactive websites, digital experiences and mobile content.

Finally there is a simple solution for converting analog equipment to SDI-based digital systems because Multibridge will simultaneously convert from digital to analog, and analog to digital. That's true bidirectional analog video and audio conversion. Multibridge works as an independent converter. Rack mount it so you can convert analog equipment such as Betacam SP decks or HDV cameras.

 

$2,099.00


Adobe Web Bundle
The Adobe® Web Bundle offers Macromedia® Studio 8, the essential solution for web design and development, with the unified design environment of Adobe Creative Suite 2 Premium software. Now with one package, you can design, develop, manage, and maintain rich, interactive experiences for easy delivery to millions of viewers on the web, on mobile devices, and in print using industry standards such as Macromedia Flash® format and Adobe PDF.

In addition to the Adobe Creative Suite CS2 Premium Edition, The Web Bundle also includes the full Macromedia Studio 8 bundle.

Macromedia Studio 8 is the essential software suite used to design,develop and maintain interactive online experiences. Combining the latest releases of Dreamweaver®, Flash® Professional, Fireworks®, Contribute™ and FlashPaper™, Studio 8 offers web designers and developers a new level of expressiveness, efficiency and simplified workflow to create websites, interactive experiences and mobile content.

 

$1,899.00


Adobe Design Bundle
The Adobe® Design Bundle offers the unified design environment of Adobe Creative Suite 2 Premium software with Macromedia® Flash® Professional 8 software, the industry's choice for creating advanced interactive content. Now with one package, you can design, develop, manage, and deliver a consistent experience — using industry standards such as Adobe PDF and Macromedia Flash format — to millions of people around the world in print, on the web, and on mobile devices.

In addition to the Adobe Creative Suite CS2 Premium Edition, The Design Bundle also includes the full Macromedia Flash 8 software.

With Flash Professional 8, creative professionals design and author interactive content rich with video, graphics, and animation for truly unique, engaging websites, presentations or mobile content.

$1,599.00


Final Cut Studio by Apple
Final Cut Studio combines the industry-standard Final Cut Pro 5 — including powerful SD, DV and HD editing capability — with the real-time design engine of Motion 2 for stunning motion graphics, the flexible audio creation and control tools of Soundtrack Pro and the sophisticated SD and HD DVD authoring features of DVD Studio Pro 4.

Includes:
Final Cut Pro 5
The first choice for professional editors everywhere, Final Cut Pro 5 delivers powerful and precise editing tools that work with virtually any format, from DV and native HDV to fully uncompressed HD. With a real-time multistream effects architecture, multicam editing tools, advanced color correction and intuitive integration with other Apple professional video and audio applications, Final Cut Pro gives you more creative options and technical control than ever before.

Motion2
Nothing like your old-school motion graphics system, Motion 2 ushers in a new paradigm, offering true film-quality output, GPU accelerated real-time performance and an astounding tool set that lets you create advanced motion graphics with drag-and-drop ease, startling clarity and unprecedented color fidelity.

DVD Studio Pro 4
Showcase your HD content in HD resolution with DVD Studio Pro 4. Distributed network encoding allows you to quickly convert your source materials to a wide range of industry formats. Create professional-quality DVDs right away, developing more sophisticated commercial projects as your expertise grows.

Showcase your HD content with integrated, scalable H.264 encoding that allows you to fit HD content on DVDs using existing drives and existing media. Create HD on DVD versions from existing SD projects. Go from native HDV to HD on DVD with no recompression from Final Cut Pro and save time by encoding HD and SD in one Compressor batch.

Soundtrack Pro
Meet the next indispensable addition to your professional workflow. With more than 50 effects from Logic Pro and over 5,000 Apple Loops, Soundtrack Pro provides sample-accurate and nondestructive editing in an intuitive interface — making it a must-have tool for pro audio engineers and sound designers alike.

 

$1,299.00


Canopus Edius Pro 3 Full Bundle*
EDIUS Pro 3 NLE Software for Editing DV, HDV, HD

EDIUS Pro 3 is the most powerful version yet of the acclaimed non-linear video editing software application from Canopus. Freeing video editors from the limitations of conventional editing systems, EDIUS Pro 3 provides a seamless realtime workflow supporting all video acquisition formats with realtime, multi-track, mixed format HD/SD editing, compositing, chroma keying, titling and timeline output capabilities. EDIUS Pro 3 provides editors with realtime, mixed format HD/SD editing including HD, HDV, DV, MPEG-2, lossless and uncompressed SD video.

EDIUS Pro 3 is ready to move existing standard definition video to the world of HD. For example, with one simple setting, EDIUS Pro 3 edits DV content in HD resolution, providing the highest quality realtime up-res conversion from standard definition to high definition video, and all project titles, graphics and effects are performed in HD resolution. Ensuring a painless transition to the world of HD, editors can edit and output newly-created HDV content to hard disks or DVD-R drives without requiring an HDV camera or deck.

If you need support for higher-end video equipment and formats such as Panasonic DVCPRO® 50, DVCPRO HD, DVCPRO P2 and VariCam®, Sony XDCAM®, and Windows Media®, EDIUS Broadcast NLE software is the perfect match. EDIUS Pro 3 software can be upgraded to EDIUS Broadcast at any time (see Options).

Realtime Productivity
Featuring unrivaled realtime video transcoding technology, EDIUS Pro 3 performs conversion between different HD and SD resolutions, aspect ratios and frame rates — in realtime. EDIUS Pro 3 also features realtime playback and DV output of all effects, keyers, transitions and titles, and can export projects to any format or medium required, including DVD-Video.

EDIUS Pro 3 features the revolutionary Canopus HQ Codec. Designed with Scalable Technology, this innovative codec offers the highest image quality and performance available today in any HD editing platform. The Canopus HQ Codec not only provides superior Luma and Chroma sampling of HD video, but also features an adjustable bitrate for increased video quality when capturing and encoding on high-performance systems.

Includes:

  • Edius Pro 3.61
  • ProCoder Express for Edius
  • Inscriber TitleMotion ProHD for Edius

 

$499.00 *Limited Time Special (Reg. $699)


Canopus Edius Broadcast Full Bundle*
EDIUS Broadcast NLE Software

EDIUS Broadcast is designed to meet the requirements of higher-end broadcast and post-production environments, including support for newer, non-tape forms of video recording and storage.

Incorporating all of the realtime editing capabilities and features included with EDIUS Pro 3 NLE software, EDIUS Broadcast also provides additional support for industry-standard equipment and formats:
  • Panasonic DVCPRO® 50 and DVCPRO HD
  • Panasonic DVCPRO P2
  • Panasonic VariCam®
  • Sony XDCAM®
  • Windows Media®

EDIUS Broadcast also includes the new EDIUS Speed Encoder for HDV, allowing you to truly harness the power of Dual Core CPU technology to export HDV MPEG-2 files at incredible speeds.

Includes:

  • Edius Broadcast 3.61
  • ProCoder Express for Edius
  • Inscriber TitleMotion ProHD for Edius

 

$999.00 *Limited Time Special (Reg. $1499)


Avid Xpress Pro HD PowerPack
Avid Xpress Pro HD PowerPak gives you everything you need to do more:  Avid Xpress Pro HD v5.x and Avid Studio Toolkit HD v5.1 in one amazing package.  Avid Xpress Pro HD is the Academy Award® winning Avid editing environment, an unmatched array of video and film editing features, and powerful native HD support—in one affordable package.   Avid Studio Toolkit HD is the comprehensive package for 3D modeling, animation, and titling plys effects compositing and DVD authoring.

Avid Xpress Pro HD PowerPack comes with:

  • Avid Express Pro HD 5
  • Avid FX 5.1
  • Avid DVD by Sonic 5.1
  • Avid 3D v2.1

$2,495.00


Sony Total Production Bundle
Putting together the perfect production system is all about workflow; bringing the components together in such a way that you don't have to think about them. Rather, you can focus on your craft, and let the technology take care of itself. Sony Media Software applications are integrated with each other to allow just that. Follow your creative flow — edit video one minute, record audio the next; create an original soundtrack, then enhance your visuals with effects. Wherever your muse goes, you can follow.
For a limited time we're bundling together our essential video and audio production tools at a special price. The total video and audio production bundle includes the newest versions of the Vegas+DVD Production Suite, Sound Forge, and ACID Pro software, along with the Sony Pictures Sound Effects™ Series box set of professional sound effects. Together, these products provide a complete, cohesive production system unmatched in power and price. Purchased separately at list price, this system would cost over two-thousand dollars.

The Total Production Bundle Includes:

Vegas+DVD Production Suite (List Price US $895)
The Vegas+DVD Production Suite combines Vegas 6, DVD Architect™ 3, and our 5.1 Dolby Digital® AC-3 encoding software to offer an integrated environment for all phases of video, audio, DVD, and broadcast production. A must for the professional media producer, this suite lets you edit and process DV, HDV, and HD in real-time, manipulate audio with unparalleled precision, and author DVDs with the ultimate set of tools..

ACID Pro 5 (List Price US $399)
ACID Pro software is the ideal loop-based music composition and production tool for original music creation. An industry standard, ACID software is the optimum application for real-time pitch-shifting, time-stretching and groove quantization of audio and MIDI events. With new technologies and advanced professional features, ACID software provides a powerful, yet user-friendly environment for everything from basic song creation to complex video scoring.

Sound Forge 8 with CD Architect 5 (List Price US $399)
Sound Forge software is the tool of choice for media professionals who want to create and edit audio files with absolute speed and precision. Acclaimed for its power, stability, and no-nonsense interface, it's the fastest way to get from raw audio to finished master. Sound Forge software is everything you need to analyze, record, and edit audio, produce music loops, digitize and clean-up old recordings, model acoustic environments, create streaming media, and master replication-ready CDs.

Sony Pictures Sound Effects Series (List Price US $399)
The Sony Pictures Sound Effects™ Series is a 5-CD box set of sound effects and dynamic audio design, tailor-made to elevate your productions to the content quality standard of the Hollywood entertainment industry. From rollercoasters to rocket launchers, biplanes to Bengal tigers, this set includes a wide range of essential sound effects categories distributed generously across five volumes.

ACID Pro 5 Power! (List Price US $34)
The Official Guide to Sony ACID Pro 5 Software
This detailed book explains how to get the most out of ACID Pro 5 software from basics to new features.

The Seminar Series™: Training DVDs (List Price US $99each)
Tutorial-style DVDs help you learn ACID Pro 5, Sound Forge 8, Vegas 6, and DVD Architect 3 software.

That's over $2,400. worth of software for under $1,500.

 

$1,495.00


Sony Vegas + DVD Professional Video Editing & DVD Authoring
The Vegas+DVD Production Suite combines Vegas® 6, DVD Architect™ 3, and Dolby Digital® AC-3 encoding software to offer an integrated environment for all phases of video, audio, DVD, and broadcast production. A must for the professional media producer, this suite lets you edit and process DV, HDV, and SD/HD-SDI in real-time, manipulate audio with unparalleled precision, and author DVDs.

The Vegas+DVD Production Suite includes:

Vegas 6 software
Only Vegas software combines native real-time SD, DV, and HDV editing with unrivaled audio tools. With its unique, visual approach to digital video and audio production, Vegas delivers tremendous power, incredible speed, and maximum productivity in an uncomplicated, efficient platform. More about Vegas software

DVD Architect 3 software
Nothing beats DVD Architect software for professional DVD authoring. Its clean, drag-and-drop interface and powerful layout and authoring tools make it easy to develop dynamic menu-based DVDs, movies, picture slideshows, and music compilations. DVD Architect software works seamlessly with the Vegas environment. More about DVD Architect software.

Dolby Digital® AC-3 encoding software
Officially tested and certified by Dolby Laboratories Inc., this encoding software optimally prepares AC-3 output for professional surround sound DVD productions. Encode 5.1 multichannel or stereo mixes to AC-3 format inside Vegas software.

 

$699.00