by Alan Sheckter, Videomaker news editor
Canopus Corp. announced June 11, its DVRaptor-RT, which features real-time DV nonlinear editing, MPEG output for DVD and Web streaming, and a comprehensive software bundle. DVRaptor-RT has a MSRP of $599.
DVRaptor-RT includes a complete suite of editing and effects tools and delivers what Canpous says is an unprecedented level of professional features such as real-time capture, effects, titles and filters, and advanced MPEG encoding for CD, DVD or Web streaming. Canopus also announced a special upgrade program for registered users of Adobe Premiere 6.0, and Canopus’s DVRaptor and EZDV editing solutions.
In order to provide users with a comprehensive nonlinear editing solution, DVRaptor-RT includes Adobe Premiere 6.0. DVRaptor-RT brings an assortment of advanced real-time editing features to Premiere 6.0 including the ability to handle multiple moving titles and graphics layers using three streams of video. DVRaptor-RT provides users with 23 real-time filters, such as color correction, mosaic, emboss, picture-in-picture, chroma key, luma key and chrominance, and multiple real-time transitions, including wipes, dissolves, slides, page curls and stretch. DVRaptor-RT offers native DV editing with real-time analog output for greater quality and timesavings. DVRaptor-RT also provides real-time analog audio output with filters applied to both the video and external audio tracks.
For 3D transitions and effects, Canopus Xplode Basics is also included. Users can make their videos come alive by incorporating 3D transitions and effects from Xplode Basics’ collection of over 160 preset effects.