Anonymous (not verified) - October 10th, 2000
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA, October 9, 2000 - Pinnacle Systems, Inc. today announced immediate availability of Studio Basic for RealVideo, an easy-to-use video editing software for creating RealNetworks RealVideo content. This product is a result of an alliance between Pinnacle Systems, a leader in digital video editing solutions, and RealNetworks, Inc., the recognized leader in media delivery on the Internet.
Studio Basic for RealVideo is available as a free download at www.realnetworks.com. The digital video editing tool supports RealVideo 8 technology that delivers high quality, full-motion video experience via dial-up modems, VHS-quality through mainstream broadband rates, and near-DVD quality through very high-capacity networks. Using Studio Basic, consumers can easily enliven their videos by selecting their best shots and arranging them in any order, adding titles, scene transitions, music, sound effects and narration. Movies are saved in RealVideo streaming format enabling the video to be played in RealPlayer.
"People who produce DV content care about video quality so we think they'll be thrilled that we integrated RealVideo 8 into this product," says Bill Loesch, vice-president of Pinnacle Systems' consumer business group. "RealNetworks RealVideo 8 offers superior quality to other streaming video formats. We're excited about our relationship with RealNetworks."
"The award-winning VHS quality of RealVideo 8 and the ubiquitous efficiency of RealSystem has spurred content developers to make their programming available to a rapidly growing, media hungry Internet audience," said Ben Rotholtz, general manager, products and systems, RealNetworks, Inc. "Once again, Pinnacle Systems has demonstrated leadership in digital video editing products with Studio Basic video software, making it straightforward to create and stream RealVideo 8 content."