| Video Gear
| DVD Tools
| Hot Picks
Bundles | Editing
| 3D Animation
Edius Pro 3 Full*
|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).
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.
- Edius Pro 3.61
- PeoCoder Express for Edius
- Inscriber TitleMotion ProHD for Edius
*Limited Time Special (Reg. $699)
Edius Broadcast Full*
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.
- Edius Broadcast 3.61
- PeoCoder Express for Edius
- Inscriber TitleMotion ProHD for Edius
*Limited Time Special (Reg. $1499)
Xpress Pro HD
|Do more™ with Avid Xpress Pro. Real-world, real-time, HD*, HDV* and film editing for Mac and PC systems. One box has it all. As a desktop or portable editor, Avid Xpress Pro software combines professional video, audio, film, effects, DVD authoring, and encoding tools—plus custom music creation tools—for both Mac and PC. Use the same industry-standard Avid tools that are used to create nearly all of today's feature films and prime time television shows.
Open Timeline. With Avid’s unique Open Timeline technology, you can use more of the industry’s most popular formats more ways,—and do more with them. Only Avid Xpress Pro software lets you combine multiple formats in their native form, HD*, HDV* and film—on one timeline, in real time. When you’re done, encode them anyway you want: WMV HD, MPEG-4 AVC (H.264), MPEG-2, Flash, and more.
Edit faster. Look better. Do more, and do it faster, with the most flexible, customizable editing toolset and the best effects available. Fast, fingertip trim tools. Avid multicam editing. One-Touch and NaturalMatch™ automatic color correction. Crisp image stabilization with auto-zoom. Pan and zoom of oversized stills. Real-time animated alpha channels. Only Avid Xpress Pro video editing gives you all this—and much more.
Media. Immediately. Avid media management tools are used to manage the world’s largest, most demanding projects. Find exactly what you’re looking for every time, and never slow down for even the largest and most intricate projects.
Color Correction. Get professional results with just a few simple clicks and get it all in real time.
Customizable toolsets. Optimize the interface to suit your needs, save your settings, and use them on any Avid system.
Powerful 24p and film features. With award winning Avid Film Composer® tools built right in, Avid Xpress Pro software has what you need for every kind of 24-frame editing, including film and both SD and HD* 24p video
*PC only – Mac HD support planned for future release
Premiere Pro 2.0
Native HDV editing
Capture and edit HDV content in its original format with no conversion or quality loss. Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0 works with popular HDV-format cameras and VTRs.
Native SD and HD support
Capture, edit, and deliver full-resolution SD or HD using native support for the Xena HS real-time encoding card from AJA Video.
Comprehensive VTR support
Control video decks through RS-422 and RS-232 serial protocols or FireWire for precise batch capturing, recapturing, and insert editing.
Feet + Frames timecode
Display timecode for 16mm and 35mm film as standard Feet + Frames nomenclature.
16:9 preview to 4:3
Preview widescreen footage on a 4:3 monitor or lay off to a 4:3 tape or DVD with real-time letterboxing. Ensure that your 16:9 material looks right during playback.
Digital intermediate workflow
Capture and edit HD or up to 4K scanned files, consolidate and manage projects, and work efficiently with Adobe After Effects® and Photoshop® software.
Support for 4,096x4,096 frames
Import, edit, and output 4K image sequences with dimensions up to 4,096x4,096 pixels.
Exercise your creativity
Edit multiple-camera shoots quickly and easily. View multiple video tracks from a multicam shoot, and edit by switching between tracks in real time. Easily sync clips based on source timecode.
Enhanced color-correction tools
Take advantage of new color-correction tools, each optimized for specific tasks. Fast color correction allows for quick and easy adjustments, while secondary color-correction tools allow you to make more selective modifications for a professional finish.
10-bit and 16-bit color resolution support
Maintain source integrity with support for 10-bit video and 16-bit PSD files.
32-bit internal color processing
Maintain maximum image quality with subtle and dramatic changes to color, contrast, and exposure, free of the banding and artifacts caused by lower bit-depth processing.
Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0 automatically adjusts to take full advantage of the power of your graphics card, accelerating the preview and rendering of motion, opacity, color, and image distortion effects.
Advanced subclip creation and editing
Break master clips into smaller subclips for more flexible editing. Trim, apply effects, rename, and otherwise treat subclips like any other video clip.
Browse, organize, and preview content files, and then drag and drop what you need from Adobe Bridge. Search by or edit XMP metadata such as keywords, language, and format.
Animated track-matte workflow
Easily create traveling mattes by applying effects and animation to individual track-matte clips.
Lighting effects filter
Add a spot, directional, or omni light to your video footage. Create multiple lights to see different looks on different parts of a scene.
Set the timeline to scroll smoothly under a stationary indicator during playback, or adjust it to advance one page as the playback indicator reaches the edge of the window.
Deliver with confidence
DVD authoring from the timeline
Create high-quality, menu-driven DVDs directly from the Adobe Premiere Pro timeline. Make full-resolution, interactive DVDs for digital dailies, test discs, or final delivery.
Accelerated client review and approval
Expedite reviews with Adobe Clip Notes. Embed video into a PDF file, e-mail the file to your client to review with timecode-specific comments, and then view comments mapped to the timeline.
Macromedia Flash Video export
Streamline the process of encoding video and audio for your Macromedia® Flash® projects with built-in support for Flash Video export.
Output uncompressed HD
Lay off to tape. Deliver on DV, SD, HDV, and compressed or uncompressed HD, as well as HD-SDI VTRs and other devices.
Image sequence file export
Output for film recording or file sharing. Create numbered image sequences with any frame size up to 4,096x4,096 pixels in major graphics formats including TGA and TIFF.
Final Cut Pro 5 Now Only vailable in Final Cut
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.
With native support for virtually any video format all in one application, Final Cut Pro 5 lets you edit everything from DV and SD to to DVCPRO HD and uncompressed high-definition video. Work with new formats like native HDV (long-GOP MPEG-2) and 50-Mbps IMX.
Native HDV Support
Unlike other solutions, Final Cut Pro 5 acquires HDV media via FireWire and keeps it in the original format, transferring it into the system without any generation loss. Output via FireWire back to an HDV camera or deck, or transfer your native HDV to DVD Studio Pro 4 for an end-to-end native HDV workflow.
Capture and output video frames accurately using professional decks, or go tapeless with built-in Panasonic P2 media support. o View and browse P2 devices, then transfer the files you need directly into the Final Cut Pro 5 Browser.
Simultaneously view and cut from multiple sources in real time, thanks to new multicam editing for DV, SD and HD. Group up to 128 sources together into multi-clips, then add or subtract cameras at any time for maximum flexibility. Switch from shot to shot, with or without effects, and auto-assemble sequences based on time-of-day timecode.
RT Extreme with Dynamic RT
Save time with real-time effects processing on everything from DV to fully uncompressed HD. New Dynamic RT adjusts image quality and frame rate on the fly for optimal playback and scales performance as CPU power increases. You define Dynamic RT preferences for total control.
Capture and output up to 24 channels of high resolution 24-bit, 96kHz audio in a single pass. Final Cut Pro 5 is fully compatible with these MCP (Mackie Control Protocol) devices: Mackie Control, Mackie Control XT, Logic Control, and Logic Control XT. So you can use external audio control surfaces to mix and record multiple fader automations simultaneously — and enjoy two-way communication between your system and the control surface.
Improved Xsan Support
Capture once, save time and share media with multiple editors using a consolidated storage pool powered by Xsan. Improved Media Management Tools provide support for reconnecting and managing file across large Xsan environments, budgeting your real-time effects according to available Xsan bandwidth.
Available Only in Final Cut Studio
Vegas 6 Professional Audio Video Editing
Only Vegas® 6 software combines real-time SD, DV, and HDV video editing with unrivaled audio tools to provide the ultimate all-in-one environment for creative professionals — high-definition and high-fidelity. 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.
Powerful video editing
Expertly edit complex long-form SD or HD projects using mouse or keyboard trimming along with powerful ripple editing modes. Video editing enhancements in Vegas 6 include A/V synchronization detect and repair, tape-style audio scrubbing, drag ripple and arrange, source project editing, and auto-frame quantization.
Superior audio control
The audio-editing capabilities of Vegas software are so good that many industry professionals use it strictly for audio production. Vegas software provides unlimited tracks for audio, 24-bit/192 kHz audio support, record input monitoring, on-the-fly punch-in recording, 5.1 surround mixing*, effects automation, and time compress/expand. Apply over 30 customizable, real-time audio effects including EQ, reverb, delay, and more. New in Vegas 6 software is VST plug-in effects support to expand your audio processing and mixing options.
Edit and arrange events on the Vegas timeline using standard Windows® drag-and-drop functionality. Use new project nesting to add a Vegas project (.veg) to the timeline and edit and apply effects the same as you would a standard media event. Version 6 also reduces complex project render times on multiprocessor, HT, and multicore systems. Network rendering saves time by using multiple computers and networked drive arrays**.
Extensive hardware and monitoring support
Vegas 6 software natively supports DSR-DU1 and DSR DR-1000 recorders, J-H3 HDCAM player over i.LINK and many other i.LINK® connector***/IEEE-1394 hardware devices. Next-generation monitoring tools allow full screen timeline playback to LCD and CRT secondary displays via component or DVI connections, with support for scaling, deinterlacing, and color profiles.
* Vegas software includes Windows Media™ 9 Series 5.1 encoding support. 5.1 Dolby Digital AC-3 encoding is also supported, but requires the Sony Media Software AC-3 encoding plug-in which is available either purchased separately or included in the Vegas®+DVD Production Suite.
** Vegas software comes with additional service packs for installation on two render-only PCs.
***i.LINK is a trademark of Sony Electronics, used only to designate that a product contains an IEEE 1394 connector. All products with an IEEE connector may not communicate with each other.
Sound Forge 8 Professional Audio Editing
An Industry Standard For More Than a Decade
Sound Forge® software is the tool of choice for media professionals who want to create and edit digital 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.
- New! VST plug-in effect support
- New! ASIO™ driver support
- New! Application scripting
- New! Batch conversion
- New! Includes CD Architect™ 5.2 software with CD Text support
Includes CD Architect 5.2 Software
Sound Forge 8 software includes a full version of CD Architect 5.2 software for comprehensive disc-at-once (DAO) CD burning. CD Architect 5.2 software includes CD Text reading and writing, and updated drive support. You can export files directly from Sound Forge to CD Architect software, and Sound Forge 8 regions are automatically imported as CD tracks for fast and efficient CD
A Powerful Audio Editor
Cut, paste, mix, crossfade, and delete audio with unparalleled speed and accuracy. Edit files in real-time at the sample level and work on one file while processing others in the background. Use the new scrub tool to quickly and easily find areas in your audio file. Sound Forge 8 also supports JKL keyboard commands for shuttle control to quickly find sections. More About Audio Editing.
Professional Audio Recording
Sound Forge software provides the ultimate set of tools for recording audio. Record straight into your computer via your sound card and use the Record Timer to begin and end a session at a specific time and date. You can also start recording when a certain audio threshold is reached with Threshold Record Triggering. New in Sound Forge 8 software is low-latency ASIO™ driver support — providing faster, professional results, and support of additional sound cards. More About Recording.
Pristine Audio Quality
Sound Forge software supports full resolution 24-bit/32-bit 192 kHz files for the ultimate in audio fidelity. Capture the subtle overtones and nuances of instruments, vocals, and effect changes that 24-bit audio provides. With Sound Forge software you can import, save, and even record to this resolution if your hardware supports it. More Sound Forge General Features.
Professional Audio Effects
Apply over 40 professional studio effects and processes including Volume, EQ, Delay, Chorus, Dynamics, Noise Gate, Pitch Shift, Flange, Vibrato, and more. Chain multiple effects together and apply them to selections or entire files using the Plug-in Chainer. Sound Forge 8 software also supports DirectX and VST effects, including parameter automation to expand the number of effects you can apply to audio — increasing your mastering flexibility. More About Tools and Effects.
Extensive Video Support
Sound Forge software supports multiple video formats including AVI, WMV, and MPEG-1 and MPEG-2.* Synchronize audio and video frame-by-frame. Import Flash (SWF) files† to visually synchronize your audio to your project. Includes new MPEG-2 templates for writing HDV-compliant files at both 720p and 1080i resolutions, and AVI templates using the CineForm CFHD codec* for 720p and 1080i intermediate renders. Also included are templates for encoding WMV 720p and 1080p.
ACID Loop Creation Tools
Create your own music loops for use in ACID® software. Create one-shots, loops, and Beatmapped tracks. Using the ACID Loop Creation Toolbar you can display and edit ACID .wav file properties including tempo and root note, finely edit audio clips and shift selections to get the sound you want. When you create a loop, the information you set is embedded in the file, so your loops will change tempo and pitch-shift along with your ACID project.
Audio Restoration Tools
Sound Forge software automatically scans sections of your file and marks sample peaks that are clipping for easy fixing. Use the Vinyl Restoration noise reduction tool to easily remove clicks, pops, and other noise from your recordings. More About Tools and Effects.
* MPEG-1&2 support requires
purchase of the MainConcept™ MPEG plug-in.
† ActionScript™, motion video, and audio are not supported.