Acid Music Studio 8
Sony Creative Software announces new versions of its consumer software product line. The new software lineup includes Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10 video editing software, DVD Architect 5 DVD and Blu-ray Disc authoring software, Sound Forge Audio Studio 10 audio editing and production software and ACID Music Studio 8 music creation and mixing software. Along with the individual software applications, Sony has also introduced two specialized software bundles that provide comprehensive production tools, including the Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10 Production Suite and the Imagination Studio Suite 2.
Each software application easily imports a wide variety of audio, video or still-image files.
Acid Music Studio 8 provides users with a comprehensive toolset for music and mashup creations. There are several new features, including an audio and MIDI mixing console, enhanced remixing tools, and exclusive élastique Pro time-stretching tools. Acid Music Studio 8 now comes with more than 3,000 high-quality music loops and includes the Studio Devil™ British Valve Custom guitar amp, as well as the TruePianos™ Amber Lite piano plug-in. Users can also upload projects to the ACIDplanet.com social-networking and music website directly from within the interface.
Sound Forge Audio Studio 10 offers professional tools for mastering audio projects. The new workflow enhancements—including floatable/dockable windows, improved maximum audio bitrate, and enhanced vinyl restoration wizard—allow users to record audio, edit, and master with pro-level control. Prepare audio files for export to the PSP, iPod and iPhone, and burn audio to CDs or create files for the Web.
Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10 is a full-featured video-editing application that provides the tools to create professional-looking high-definition projects, as well as continued support for standard-definition media. New tools include image stabilization, GPU-accelerated rendering, slideshow creator, expanded color-correction tools, DVD burning from the timeline, enhanced device explorer and Blu-ray authoring.
In addition to Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10 software, the Production Suite features additional applications to help add even more polish and originality to video projects. The Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10 Production Suite includes DVD Architect Studio 5, Sound Forge Audio Studio 10, Vocal Eraser technology, NewBlueFX audio and video effects, a tutorial DVD and 400 original music soundtracks.
Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10 (MSRP U.S. $99.95), ACID Music Studio 8 (MSRP U.S. $69.95), Sound Forge Audio Studio 10 (MSRP U.S. $69.95), Vegas Movie Studio HD Platinum 10 Production Suite (MSRP U.S. $129.95) and Imagination Studio Suite 2 (MSRP U.S. $179.95) are now available. Upgrade pricing for existing users of any of these applications are available via download from Sony Creative Software's website.