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Corel Announces MediaOne® Plus
New Release from Company’s Digital Media Lineup Gives Consumers Everything They Need to Easily Organize, Enhance and Share Digital Photos and Videos in One Easy-to-Use Application
OTTAWA – September 18, 2007 – Corel Corporation, a leading developer of graphics, productivity, and digital media software, today announced the launch of Corel® MediaOne® Plus, the newest release from Corel’s expanded digital media portfolio. The best choice for point-and-shoot digital camera users who want to express their creativity as well as organize, edit and share their photos and video clips, Corel MediaOne Plus is the fast, fun and easy photo and video software. With easy-to-use tools for basic photo retouching, effortless organization and simple video editing, Corel MediaOne Plus is the ideal software solution to enrich the way consumers live, work and play.
Previously known as Corel® Snapfire™ Plus, Corel MediaOne Plus has been renamed and redesigned to reflect the growing consumer demand for multimedia software. The new features in Corel MediaOne Plus enable users to easily combine photos, video clips, transitions and music to create more engaging and entertaining photo and video projects including scrapbook pages and slide shows. With Corel MediaOne Plus, users can also easily share photos and video clips by email or on CD/DVD.
“Our focus with Corel MediaOne Plus was to create a software package that would provide users with the perfect companion to their point-and-shoot digital camera,” said Petter Nordwall, director International Product Management at Corel. “We worked closely with customers to create a fast, fun and easy-to-use photo and video software that encourages users to express their creativity while keeping their digital memories organized, safe and secure.”
Two Versions: Corel MediaOne Plus and Corel MediaOne Starter
Corel MediaOne is available in two versions: Corel MediaOne Plus provides users with the ability to edit photos and videos as well as create and print projects and slide shows. Corel MediaOne Plus also provides hundreds of photo and video templates including photo frames, picture tubes, photo embellishments and makeover tools that remove blemishes, whiten smiles, remove red eye and apply a suntan. Corel MediaOne Plus has a suggested retail price of £39.99 UK and €49.99 (European Union).
Corel MediaOne Starter includes basic tools for editing photos as well as creating and sharing print projects and slide shows. Corel MediaOne Starter is free and includes a 30-day preview of the additional features available in Corel MediaOne Plus. Corel MediaOne Starter is available as a free download beginning today at www.corel.co.uk/mediaone.
New features in Corel MediaOne Plus include:
Professionally-designed, Creative Templates – Corel MediaOne Plus includes hundreds of creative backdrops, picture tubes, photo frames, designs and layouts, including dozens of new professionally-designed templates from Sandra Magsamen (www.sandramagsamen.com) and Smilebox™ (www.smilebox.com). These additions give users even more opportunities to put their own personal touch on scrapbook pages and slide shows.
Built-in DVD Authoring – Corel MediaOne Plus now records video clips and slide shows onto DVD, making it easy for users to entertain and impress their family and friends with videos and slide shows that can be watched on a TV or computer.
Improved Video Editing – Editing video is quicker and easier than ever before with the improved editing tools found in Corel MediaOne Plus.
Faster Performance and a Simpler User Interface – In response to user feedback, Corel MediaOne Plus and Corel MediaOne Starter now feature an easier-to-use interface with clearly labeled tabs to help users quickly complete the most popular photo and video projects. Customers familiar with Corel Snapfire Plus will notice Corel MediaOne Plus and Corel MediaOne Starter have a significantly faster start-up time and cataloguing speed helping users to complete photo and video projects up to 50 percent faster.
Pricing and Availability
Corel MediaOne Plus is available beginning today at a suggested retail price of SRP £39.99/€49.99. Corel MediaOne Plus may be purchased from Corel’s website at www.corel.co.uk/mediaone. Corel MediaOne Starter is also available beginning today as a free download at www.corel.co.uk/mediaone.
Corel MediaOne Plus is available in:
(English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Portuguese, Chinese Traditional, Chinese Simplified, Korean and Japanese).
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