MIDDLETON, Wis., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Creative Software, a leading global provider of professional editing and authoring applications, today released two suite packages, Movie Studio Platinum: Visual Effects Suite 2 and Vegas™ Pro 12 Suite. Both come equipped with versions of the visual effects software HitFilm 2 from London-based development company, FXhome. These new collections enable users to dramatically enhance their productions with professional special effects via a seamless and integrated workflow. Vegas Pro 12 Suite also offers a diverse bundling of professional audio and video editing applications, soundtracks, and more.
Movie Studio Platinum: Visual Effects Suite 2 has all the creative tools needed to produce professional-looking movies. Sony Creative Software offers interoperability between HitFilm 2 Express and Movie Studio Platinum 12 to turn ordinary videos into entertaining masterpieces. Users can seamlessly move media between applications to efficiently utilize effects and editing tools from both products. Ideal for the beginning filmmaker, HitFilm 2 Express enables users to add visual intensity to movies with advanced 3D compositing, extensive 'film-look' filters, and over 100 visual effects.
"With a range of effects, like smoke, explosions, and muzzle flash, the inclusion of HitFilm 2 in both Movie Studio Platinum: Visual Effects Suite 2 and Vegas Pro 12 Suite gives video editors the ability to achieve the realistic and dramatic look they desire in their productions," said Dave Chaimson, vice president of global marketing for Sony Creative Software. The suite also allows users to easily edit video in almost any format including high definition and stereoscopic 3D, while extensive audio and video production tools help editors achieve feature-film results in their studios, with a wide variety of delivery options.
Movie Studio Platinum: Visual Effects Suite 2 – New Feature Highlights:
The Vegas™ Pro 12 Suite is a full-featured production environment for video editing and compositing, multi-track mixing, sound design, visual effects, and disc authoring. Included in this major editing suite is Hitfilm 2 Ultimate, the perfect tool for advanced filmmakers and industry professionals who want to add sophisticated visual effects and true 3D compositing to their projects. Master audio in Sound Forge™ Pro 10, automate your editing workflow with Production Assistant, and add the perfect musical background with 100 Sony Sound Series: Production Music soundtracks. Burn finished projects to a DVD or Blu-ray Disc™ with DVD Architect™ Pro 6, or render them to a variety of professional formats.
"Vegas Pro 12 Suite exemplifies Sony Creative Software's dedication to offering cutting edge, integrated professional products," says Dave Chaimson. "This bundle includes some of our biggest and brightest professional applications for multimedia production and adds a new workflow with one of the most powerful visual effects tools on the market. This bundle is the professional editor's one-stop shop."
Vegas Pro 12 Suite – New Feature Highlights:
Movie Studio Platinum: Visual Effects Suite 2 is now available for purchase at retailers worldwide and online at www.sonycreativesoftware.com. Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for Movie Studio Platinum: Visual Effects Suite 2 software is $199.95 USD.
Vegas Pro 12 Suite is now available at retailers worldwide and online at www.sonycreativesoftware.com. Over a $2,500 dollar value! Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for Vegas Pro 12 Suite software is $1,199 USD.
Already own a copy of Vegas Pro 12? Purchase the upgrade pack, which includes the additional Suite products at the Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $599.95.
About Sony Creative Software
Sony Creative Software inspires artistic expression with its award-winning line of products for digital video, audio, and music production, as well as industry leading technology for DVD production and Blu-ray Disc™ authoring. Sound Forge™ Pro, ACID™ Pro, and Vegas™ Pro software have defined digital content creation for a generation of creative professionals. These signature product lines continue to advance media production by providing powerful, accessible tools. Today, there is a Sony Creative Software application for every level of expertise, including a full line of consumer software based on the company's professional applications. In addition, Sony Creative Software distributes the revolutionary SpectraLayers™ Advanced Audio Spectrum Editor application (WIN/MAC), the extensive Sony® Sound Series collection of royalty free loops and samples, the Sony Pictures Sound Effects Series, and the Production Music line of royalty free production music. Further, the company provides the industry leading tools for enterprise level Blu-ray Disc™ authoring: Blu-print® and the DoStudio™ line of authoring applications, Dualstream 3D™ MVC encoder, and Z Depth™ 3D subtitle editing application. The company's customers span the globe and include professionals in the film, television, video game, and recording industries, as well as educators, students, and independent artists and producers. For more information about professional and consumer products, visit www.sonycreativesoftware.com.
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