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Home Movie Workstation with HD Support and Integrated DVD Authoring Made Easy for only $49February 17, 2005, Miami Beach, FL
– MAGIX, the worldwide leader in video editing software1, announced today MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 10, the complete home video editing software that brings the blockbuster power of Hollywood to consumers for only $49. The highly-anticipated new version of the award-winning MAGIX Movie Edit Pro line, MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 10 features easy capture, intuitive editing, automatic movie functions and instant CD & DVD burning. The drag and drop ease-of-use enables anyone to create memorable movies from home video footage, complete with Surround Sound music, for a complete professional movie experience.
MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 10 is the fast way to impress your audience: simply choose from 15 great themes. As if by magic – your party, holiday, and vacation recordings are optimized & arranged with the right themed effects and corresponding soundtrack with the new Automatic MovieShow Maker.
The program includes a variety of tools to help anyone make a great movie the first time. New built-in Task Assistants provide instant project help. Users simply select the task they wish to perform and an onscreen video shows them how. The New MAGIX Story Maker makes movie editing fun. Improving picture quality, adding captions, applying fade effects, virtual camera pans and zooms and even making rotation effects that send a scene flying across the screen, are now as easy as dragging a slider bar.
MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 10 makes sensational cuts, builds cool special effects, animations, and 3D transitions, and even creates DVD chapters for a professional end-product that turns your home movies into blockbuster masterpieces. The new Anti-Shake Filter takes the blur out of handheld shots and Comment Feature lets the ‘producer’ add Scorsese-like background commentary to any movie.
New HD and Digital TV Support
The software now imports high-definition video and online movies from HDV, HDTV, DVB, WMVHD formats and saves in MPEG 1 and 2, MOV, WMV 9 as well as high-quality MPEG-4 and DivX compression (with installed codec). MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 10 also features TV recording and new Digital TV support for editing and burning DVB streams to CD & DVD. A timer is also included, converting a consumer PC into a personal digital video recorder. Never miss a show again. Now recording and burning are fully-automated to save time and avoid aggravation when burning DVDs.
Create Video Special Effects and Slide-Shows
MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 10 lets consumers spice up their movies with 70 new enhanced video special effects templates and 25 combined special effects, including Fish Eye and Heartbeat. 55 music templates for automatic music introductions and background music can be enhanced with MAGIX’s new one-click Surround Sound button. MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 10 also supports recording, editing, converting and burning 4:3 and 16:9 widescreen formats to ensure a Hollywood-blockbuster home theater experience.
The software also creates beautiful slide-show DVDs of vacations and parties and has one-click image optimization to fix poor lighting conditions in photos (like dark sunsets or over-exposed sunlight shots), in addition to 10 image optimization effects.
Adding movie titles is easy with 50 text generators for automatic rolling credits and subtitles. The software’s Video Trimmer makes precise scene cuts, edits and blends. It even recognizes scene changes to automatically split into individual scenes. The Overview and Storyboard Edit Modes make viewing and sorting video a snap. MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 10 also grows with the user with more advanced editing options included in the software, such as the 16-track Timeline Mode.
MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 10 is available immediately for Windows through major retailers for $49.99 SRP. For more information, visit www.magix.com.