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Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 Released
Corel releases its VideoStudio Pro X5.
With the introduction of screen recording and HTML5 authoring capabilities, VideoStudio Pro X5 offers a string of features including (but not limited to) importing of multi-layer graphics, Canon DSLR support for Stop Motion, and a new and enhanced Corel Guide.
Also announced is the VideoStudio Pro X5 Ultimate for editors. This premium version offers a range of high-end plug-ins from proDAD, Boris, and NewBlue, providing users with the option of adding broadcast-quality effects, 2D and 3D titling, just to name a few.
Box versions will be available from Corel's global resellers starting 21 Mar 2012.
The Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 is priced at S$119. Users of VideoStudio Pro X3 and higher are eligible for upgrade pricing of S$79.
The Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 Ultimate is also available at www.corel.com and at resellers for S$175 (SGD) or S$139 for an upgrade.
Read on for the full press release.
Singapore - Today Corel announced the release of Corel VideoStudio Pro X5, the most comprehensive version of the company's award-winning video editing software. VideoStudio Pro X5 breaks new ground with the introduction of screen recording and HTML5 authoring capabilities, multi-core acceleration, and advanced video compositing while still maintaining the key elements that users have come to know and love. With outstanding speed, a robust collection of creative tools, and its user-friendly approach, Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 continues to break down the barriers to video editing, opening the door to truly inspiredand diverse productions.
VideoStudio Pro X5 is the first video editor to support HTML5, the innovative web technology that's revolutionizing online video distribution and consumption. Users can generate hyperlinked on-screen cue and chapter points, graphics and titles, perfect for anyone looking to create a complete interactive on-line video experience.
Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 Offers New Tools for More Dynamic and Interactive Video
- New! HTML5 authoring:Users can now easily create HTML5 videos, complete with hyperlinked on-screen cue and chapter points.As VideoStudio Pro X5 outputs HTML5 videos in both WebM and MPEG-4 (H.264), videos can be displayed in any compatible browser. In addition, users can open and edit their HTML5 videos in other HTML5 authoring applications.
- New! Screen recording: With the new screen recording tools, users can create polished screencasts complete with animations, effects, music, titlesand voice-overs. Produce professional training DVDs or export them directly to YouTube, Facebook, Flickr, or formats including MPEG-2, MPEG-4 (H.264) and WebM.
- New! Multimedia tracks: VideoStudio Pro X5 supports up to 21 video or graphic tracks, two title or subtitle tracks, and four audio tracks.
- New! Advanced multi-core acceleration: VideoStudio Pro X5 employs multi-threading to fully harness the processing power of today's multi-core PCs. By assigning different software procedures to different cores, X5 generates speed gains that are significantly more pronounced than simply enabling the additional memory addressing capabilities of 64-bit systems.
- New! Import multi-layer graphics: Users can now add multi-layered Corel PaintShop Pro graphics to their movies by simply dragging a graphic to the Timeline. VideoStudio Pro X5 automatically adds each layer of the graphic as a separate track in the timeline allowing users to apply effects and filters to individual layers to create unique animation effects.
- New! Canon DSLR support for Stop Motion: VideoStudio Pro X5 provides new support for Canon DSLR cameras for creating stop-motion animations. Users can connect their DSLR to their PC or laptop with a USB cable.
- New! 50p/60p support: VideoStudio Pro X5 lets users take full advantage of their 50/60p cameras.
- New! 3D video import: VideoStudio Pro X5 now supports 3D webcam capture;enabling users to easily import and edit 3D video formats, such as Multiview Video Coding (MVC) and Multiple Picture Object (MPO).
- New! Template organization: VideoStudio Pro X5 lets users make movies quickly from templates. The Library now includes an Instant Project tab, which makes templateseasier than ever to browse, preview, and select.
- New & Enhanced! Corel Guide: This web-connected in-product resource delivers 24-7 access to online training videos, templates, help, product updates, additional paid content, training videos and much more.
Corel VideoStudio Pro X5 Ultimate
Also today, Corel announced the release of VideoStudio Pro X5 Ultimate. For editors looking to take their productions to the next level, this premium version offers a range of high-end plug-ins from proDAD, Boris and NewBlue, providing users with over $500 in additional value. Thanks to these additions users can add broadcast-quality effects, 2D and 3D titling, apply animated pen effects, and fix even the shakiest video with image correction and video stabilization. VideoStudio Pro X5 Ultimate gives users even more ways to create content-rich and professional looking movies.
Availability and Pricing
Box versions will be available from Corel's global resellersafter March 21, 2012. Corel VideoStudio Pro X5Australia suggested retail pricing (SRP) is $119 (SGD). Users of VideoStudio Pro X3 or higher are eligible for upgrade pricing of $79(SGD). Commercial and education volume licenses are also available.
VideoStudio Pro X5 Ultimate is also available at www.corel.com and at resellers for SRP $175 (SGD) or $139 (SGD) for an upgrade.