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  • Manufacturer: SONY
  • UPC #855309676278
  • Model #8098702
  • Create movies in stunning AVCHD and stereoscopic 3D. Edit audio in Sound Forge Audio Studio, upload movies to Pixelcast, and burn to DVD or Blu-ray Disc; all with Movie Studio Platinum Suite. With powerful tools for video compositing, color correction, and 5.1 surround sound mixing, professional-grade movie-making is right at your fingertips.


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  • New! Publish to Pixelcast: Publish movies to Pixelcast without ever leaving the application*! Have friends upload their movies and photos to Pixelcast to collaborate on a fun, unique experience together. *Available in the U.S. only

  • New! 50 Sony Sound Series: Production Music files: These royalty-free soundtracks add the perfect atmosphere to almost any project.

  • New! Windows Vista and Windows 7 64-bit support: Access more system RAM by installing the 64-bit version of Movie Studio Platinum 12 onto your 64-bit machine.

  • New! Simplified event edge trimming: Users can now trim events on the timeline in a simple 2-step process.

  • New! 3D Blu-ray Disc and Internet project templates in New Project dialog: 3D templates have been added to the New Project dialog box, making it faster and more straightforward to create 3D projects right away.

  • New! Up to 20 video tracks: Produce intricate video projects or record multi-track audio as Movie Studio Platinum now supports up to 20 video and 20 audio tracks.

  • New! Split and Trim toolbar buttons: Toolbar buttons have been added for event splitting and trimming. This reduces the how-to guesswork and enables users to make edits faster.

  • New! Floating Windows controls: The Stereoscopic 3D Adjust plug-in contains new tools to fix stereoscopic 3D screen edge violations. In addition, the horizontal and vertical offset of 3D images can be adjusted to correct the perceived depth of field.

  • New! Color-coded visual indicator that an event has been added to timeline: A glowing box now appears around newly added events on the timeline, making a clearer indication where it was placed within the project.

  • Stereoscopic 3D Editing: Creating stereoscopic 3D projects is as easy as working with 2D media. Innovative tools provide the ability to import, adjust, edit, preview, and output stereoscopic 3D media in various formats. Delivery formats include single or dual files including side-by-side, top/bottom, or line alternate as well as traditional anaglyphic encoding.

  • Enhanced Video Plug-In Architecture: The video effects plug-in architecture, based on the Open Effects Association platform, provides updated and enhanced technology that enables third-party plug-in developers to create advanced video effect plug-ins more easily and rapidly. Additional plug-ins offer Movie Studio Platinum users hundreds of effect and special techniques for creating professional-level projects.

  • Audio Event FX: Movie Studio Platinum allows editors to assign audio effects at the master output, bus level, track level, and event level for greater flexibility when working with multi-track projects.

  • Support for 24p, 50p and 60p file formats: Users have a clear solution for editing 24p, 50p or 60p files.

  • Improved QuickTime AVC Decode: Editors using popular DSLRs that record to QuickTime AVC gain significant improvement in playback performance.

  • Titles & Text Plug-in: This tool allows users to spice up their text with animations and fun effects. With an intuitive and practical interface, it is easy to use and understand.

  • Transport Controls for Trimmer and Video Preview: Transport Controls provide more intuitive and immediate command over editing, as well as improve the overall workflow, productivity, and editing experience.

  • New Project, Render As, and Make Movie Dialog Boxes: These dialog boxes make it easier for users of any skill level to create new projects, export completed projects, or burn existing projects to a DVD or Blu-Ray Disc?.

  • High Definition and stereoscopic 3D: Edit video in nearly any format including AVCHD and stereoscopic 3D. You can even work simultaneously with mixed video formats in the same project.

  • Zplane elastique timestretching: With elastique Pro technology, you can perform dramatic time stretches and pitch-shifts while retaining maximum sound quality.

  • Image Stabilization: Use image stabilization technology to reduce jitter and shaky video footage. Users with shaky video footage, commonly shot from handheld camcorders and inexpensive portable pocket devices, have the ability to quickly salvage this media using several optimized presets.

  • Slideshow Creator: Quickly create a dynamic slideshow from a set of images with a few simple clicks. Designed to be simple, easy to use, and quickly create pan/zoom effects and transitions across a collection of still images.

  • Device Explorer: Use the Device Explorer window to quickly browse the contents of AVCHD, Hard Disk and Memory Stick devices. Users can quickly view media on the device and import the files natively into the software, maximizing workflow speed by only importing the files they need without conversion.

  • Secondary Color Corrector: The Secondary Color Corrector tool provides users with a detailed toolset for adjusting differences in video shot with different camera setups or lighting situations; enhance dull, washed-out footage; or make specific color ranges stand out.

  • White Balance: White Balance provides users with the ability to quickly make video look great when originally shot with poor white levels. Users can use the eyedropper tool to adjust the white levels within a video clip and the entire clip is automatically color adjusted.

  • Burn DVD from timeline: User can burn a DVD directly from the timeline. This is a fast method to create a single movie DVD and provides an alternate distribution option in addition to Blu-ray Discs and traditional file-based hard disk and streaming media formats.

  • Burn Blu-ray Disc from timeline: Movie Studio Platinum software provides functionality to burn a single-title Blu-ray Disc directly from the timeline. These discs are burned in BDMV format to BD-R, BD-RE, and DVD recordable media. Projects can be encoded as either MPEG-2 or AVC utilizing Dolby or PCM audio in stereo or 5.1 surround sound modes.

  • Upload movies to YouTube: Users can easily upload movies directly to YouTube for online sharing. The Movie Studio Platinum publishing feature uses a high-quality encoding process for optimal YouTube quality.

  • Surround sound mixing and encoding: Import multichannel (5.1) source files from your camcorder including Sony? DVD and AVCHD Handycam? models. Use the surround sound mixing and panning tools to create surround DVD soundtracks. Encode AC-3 stereo or 5.1 mixes without leaving the software using the included Dolby? Digital AC-3 encoding software.

  • Add professional effects: Enhance your video with hundreds of professional 2D and 3D video effects, titles, and filter. Advanced color-correction tools enhance washed-out footage, make specific colors stand out, and balance differences in video due to camera setup or lighting. Customize your soundtrack with over 20 real-time DirectX? audio effects.

  • Create Hollywood-style DVDs: It's easy to produce your own professional-quality DVDs with multiple motion menus, buttons, and music beds. Includes 56 themes to get you started. Add your own behind-the-scenes features, director?s cuts, outtakes, bloopers, and more.

  • Envelope brush paint tool: The envelope brush tool provides user with the ability to paint an envelope curve over time to control volume, pan and video composite levels. .. .

  • View media marker names in events: Media used in the timeline may contain markers. This feature can enable the display of these media markers directly on the timeline event.. By displaying the individual media markers on the explicit media event and editor can quickly focus on key points of interest with out cluttering the entire timeline workspace.


    Minimum System Requirements

  • Microsoft Windows Vista 32-bit or 64-bit SP2, or Windows 7 32-bit or 64-bit
  • 2 GHz processor (multicore or multiprocessor CPU recommended for HD or stereoscopic 3D)
  • 500 MB hard-disk space for program installation
  • 2 GB RAM (4 GB recommended)
  • IEEE-1394DV card (for DV capture and print-to-tape)
  • USB 2.0 connection (for importing from AVCHD, XDCAM EX, NXCAM, or DVD camcorders)
  • 512 MB GPU memory
  • Supported NVIDIA or AMD GPU:
  • NVIDIA: Requires a CUDA-enabled GPU and driver 270.xx or later. GeForce GPUs: GeForce GTX 4xx Series or higher (or GeForce GT 2xx Series or higher with driver 285.62 or later).

  • Quadro GPUs: Quadro 600 or higher (or Quadro FX 1700 or higher with driver 285.62 or later). NVIDIA recommends NVIDIA Quadro for professional applications and recommends use of the latest boards based on the Fermi architecture. AMD/ATI

  • Requires an OpenCL-enabled GPU and Catalyst driver 11.7 or later with a Radeon HD 57xx or higher GPU. If using a FirePro GPU, FirePro unified driver 8.85 or later is required.
  • Windows-compatible sound card
  • DVD-ROM drive (for installation from a DVD only)
  • Supported CD-recordable drive (for CD burning only)
  • Supported DVD-R/-RW/+R/+RW (for DVD burning only)
  • Supported BD-R/-RE drive (for Blu-ray Disc? burning only)
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 SP1 (included on application disc)
  • Apple QuickTime? 7.1.6 or later for reading and writing QuickTime files Internet Connection (for Gracenote MusicID Service)

    You must provide your registration information to Sony Creative Software Inc., a US company, in order to activate the software. Product requires online registration.

    Supported Formats: Import: AAC, AA3, AIFF, AVI, BMP, CDA, FLAC, GIF, JPEG, MP3, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, MVC, OGG, OMA, PCA, PNG, RealMedia, QuickTime, SND, SFA, W64, WAV, WDP, WMA, WMV


    Application DVD includes Movie Studio Platinum 12 software, DVD Architect Studio 5.0 software, 20 Sony Sound Series production music soundtracks, 56 DVD themes, Anaglyphic 3D Glasses, Free Online Help, Serialized Insert Guide, Pixelcast insert card, Vasst Fasst Apps promo card, Sony Creative Software Product Brochure

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    Multimedia: Digital Video Editing
    Platform: PC

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