Canopus Corporation has announced an EDIUS NX for HDV $400 rebate program. Until January 30, 2005, U.S. and Canadian registered users of Canopus DVStorm2 and DVStorm2 Pro nonlinear editing solutions will receive a $400 rebate when moving up to the company's new EDIUS NX for HDV editing solution. EDIUS NX for HDV is an integrated software and hardware solution for real-time HD and SD editing, effects and compositing. EDIUS NX for HDV lets videographers mix HD and SD video footage in real-time and work with unlimited video, audio and effects layers, according to Canopus, while providing real-time high-quality, full-resolution HD video output to an HD monitor for preview.
Using EDIUS Pro 3 nonlinear editing software, EDIUS NX for HDV provides native editing and real-time processing of HDV, DV, uncompressed SD, MPEG-2, MPEG-1 formats. EDIUS Pro 3 is designed for maximum performance with realtime, multi-track, mixed-format HD/SD editing, compositing, chromakeying, titling, and timeline output capabilities, and supports real-time output of multiple video tracks, effects, and graphics and title layers. EDIUS Pro 3 also supports direct-to-DVD timeline export.
In addition to support for native editing of HDV clips in their original MPEG-2 format, EDIUS NX for HDV lets users edit by way of the company's acclaimed VBR Canopus HQ codec for increased quality and real-time performance. EDIUS NX for HDV can also capture SD analog footage to uncompressed, lossless, and DV formats.
EDIUS NX for HDV includes a sleek 5.25-inch breakout bay that provides front-mounted connectors for 4-pin FireWire, S-Video, composite video and unbalanced stereo RCA audio. EDIUS NX for HDV includes Inscriber TitleMotion HD for Canopus, which provides editors with tools to create high-quality titles and features realtime preview of all titles during composition. Featuring keyframable animation capabilities within both 2D and 3D spaces, TitleMotion HD can produce polished broadcast titles within minutes. Also included is Ulead DVD Workshop Express, a powerful and intuitive authoring software package used to create dynamic DVDs with two subtitle and audio tracks, with maximum efficiency and creativity, and Sony Pictures ACID 4.0, loop-based music creation program.
EDIUS NX for HDV is available now from Canopus and its authorized resellers and system integrators for a suggested retail price of $2098. The $400 EDIUS NX for HDV rebate program is offered only in the U.S. and Canada and runs until January 30, 2005.