Pinnacle Systems version 5 now available

Unlike any other video editing application, Edition 5 includes key features such as integrated DVD authoring capabilities that lets users quickly create and burn DVDs right from the editing timelineand a new scalable architecture designed to deliver improved performance in connection with future CPU or GPU upgrades. Through these features and more, content producers can create compellinghigh-quality video for CD, DVD and the Web faster and more efficiently than ever before.

“The real-time effects capability of Edition has increased our productivity immensely,” said Michael Billingsley, president of Videographic West in Avon, Colorado. “The integrated DVD authoringinside Edition gives us a fast and powerful solution to create DVDs right inside our editing solution. You simply can’t do this in other editing software.”

A new streamlined editing workflow in Edition gives editors an efficient, powerful, and reliable editing suite for professional-grade content. New real-time AGP-based 2D and 3D video effectsdramatically improve productivity by allowing editors to process more video, graphic layers and effects in real time. Pinnacle Edition also features powerful background processing capabilities thatessentially eliminate the rendering “waiting game.” And Edition’s InstantSave feature means work is continually saved, preserving projects in the event of system failure.

As part of Edition’s unique integrated DVD-authoring capability, editors can create sophisticated menu structures, motion menus and motion buttons using the familiar editing tools of PinnacleEdition.

Pinnacle Edition family includes:

  • Pinnacle Edition – Integrated, real-time video editing and DVD authoring application with a Firewire card for digital input/output (I/O).
  • Pinnacle Edition PRO – Integrated, real-time video editing and DVD authoring system with 2D/3D display adaptor and digital & analog I/O on a single AGP card.

    Pricing and Availability
    The Pinnacle Edition product family supports Windows® 2000 and Windows XP Home and Professional. It is available in English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Chinese (simplified) and Korean languages through select resellers throughout North America, Asia and Europe. In the U.S., Pinnacle Edition and Pinnacle Edition PRO are available at a suggested retail price of U.S. $699 and U.S. $999, respectively. Competitive upgrade pricing is also available for previous versions of Pinnacle Edition, Pinnacle Edition DV500, DV500 DVD, Pro-ONE and Pro-ONE RTDV, Studio and competitive products.

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