New: Sony Announces New Editing Suites for Vegas Pro and Movie Studio Platinum


By Michele Yamazaki on Nov 26, 2012 at 11:10 AM

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.

Vegas Pro SuiteMonday, November 19, 2012 MIDDLETON, Wis. — 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.

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:

  • Master Suite: Vegas Pro 12 Suite includes: Vegas Pro 12, Sound Forge Pro 10, DVD Architect Pro 6, Production Assistant 2, HitFilm 2 Ultimate, and 100 Sony Sound Series: Production Music soundtracks.
  • Application Interoperability: Send video events from the Vegas Pro timeline directly to HitFilm 2 Ultimate. As effects are added and saved in HitFilm 2, the changes instantly appear in the Vegas Pro timeline, no rendering or "flattening" of the project is required.
  • Dynamic Video Editing Tools: Access interactive, powerful timeline trimming with the Expanded Edit mode. Use the Smart Proxy workflow for improved editing performance.
  • Precise Audio Editing: Import, record, edit, and export high-quality 24-bit, 192 kHz audio files, with sample-based audio precision, and multichannel file editing and processing.
  • Color Match: Automatically match the color characteristics of images shot with different cameras, or shot at different times of the day with different lighting conditions.
  • Simplify Masking: New rectangle/square and oval/circle Masking Tools make it easy to mask portions of media by drawing the desired shape over the appropriate areas.
  • 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 Toolfarm. 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 produces the extensive Sony® Sound Series collection of royalty-free loops and samples, Sony Pictures Sound Effects Series exclusive sound effects, and Vision Series video creation assets. Further, the company provides the industry-leading tools for enterprise-level Blu-ray Disc™ authoring: Blu-code™ encoder, Blu-print® software, and on-Q Create® for Blu-ray Java. The company’s customers span the globe and include professionals in the film, television, video game, and recording industries, as well as students, educators, and hobbyists.

 

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