Ulead Ships Updated MediaStudio Pro 8 Video Editing Software
Posted Sep 21, 2005

Ulead Systems, Inc. has announced it has started shipping Ulead MediaStudio Pro 8, the latest version of Ulead's professional video editing software. The new release offers a professional, yet easy-to-use, approach to video editing designed for video enthusiasts, newly-professional video editors, documentary filmmakers, wedding/event videographers ,and media producers in corporate and education.

The new release incorporates a wide range of enhancements. Smart Compositor is a unique, all-new tool for quickly creating professional composited opening sequences or segues. Other new features include a new single-track editing interface, Smart Proxy mode for efficient HDV editing, advanced color correction, and 5.1 Surround audio editing.

Many of the new features in MediaStudio Pro 8 have their roots in user feedback and "wish lists" from user forum participants, according to Ulead. A preview beta version of MediaStudio Pro 8 was released to the public three weeks before shipping. Pricing, Availabili

ty The box and electronic download versions of MediaStudio Pro 8 are available at $399.99 through retail channels and Ulead Web sites. Current MediaStudio Pro users can upgrade for $249.99, and users of VideoStudio and DVD Workshop can upgrade for $299.99, also from Ulead Web sites.