Reprinted from a Ulead press release:
Ulead Systems, Inc., a leading developer of video, image and DVD software, announces Ulead DVD MovieFactory 3 Disc Creator, a major upgrade of its PC consumer-level DVD creation software. DVD MovieFactory 3 Disc Creator offers a rich, integrated suite of DVD creation tools for all DVD and CD burning needs. The software makes it simple for anyone, from home users to business managers, to create polished DVD movies, photo slideshows and quickly burn music and data to disc. DVD MovieFactory 3 Disc Creator offers significant enhancements such as motion menus and chapter buttons with real-time preview, new audio features including Dolby AC-3 support, and enhanced video editing tools such as the ability to add transitions and text to videos and photos. The software provides extensive and in-depth compatibility for all DVD formats including video recorded on set-top DVD recorders and DVD camcorders.
Ulead will feature DVD MovieFactory 3 Disc Creator at CES at the Ulead Booth #22316 and at the Flash Forward Tech Zone #FF3A in the Las Vegas Convention Center, South Hall. The software will also be shown at the DVD-RAM Pavilion #13345 and DVD+RW Pavilion #70433.
“We have put the broadest and deepest support for all DVD Video formats under the hood of an easy-to-master and feature-rich DVD creation suite,” says Brian Hoffman, DVD product manager at Ulead, North America. “Now consumers can create DVD titles from any content they desire and customize it over and over again on re-writable media. This is a major step towards DVD totally replacing VHS tape! By leveraging our leadership in consumer video editing and photo slideshow creation tools, DVD MovieFactory 3 is one of the easiest-to-use, all-in-one DVD creation programs available in the market today.”
Broad and Deep Compatibility
Whether or not a consumer has a DV or DVD camcorder, a library of VHS tapes, or a set-top DVD player, DVD MovieFactory 3 Disc Creator supports all video formats including DVD-Video, DVD-VR, and DVD +RW (VR). Users who own a set-top DVD recorder or a DVD camcorder now have a way to transfer video directly to a DVD where they can edit video and photos as well as create and modify a DVD menu or playlist. Using a simple disc copy function, its possible to quickly convert video recorded with a set-top DVD recorder to the DVD-video format to view on standard DVD players.
Disc-Direct and Smart On-Disc Editing for all Video Formats
DVD MovieFactory 3 continues to offer advanced Disc-Direct capture technology, the fastest way for consumers to author a DVD straight from a video source to a DVD disc, with the unique ability to append video and customize menus on the DVD. The software also provides Smart On-Disc editing to conveniently edit video and photos on rewritable discs time and time again. These advanced technologies can now be used with all DVD formats including DVD-Video, DVD-VR, and DVD +RW (VR).
Pricing and Availability
Ulead DVD MovieFactory 3 Disc Creator will be available in mid-January for an estimated SRP of $99.95 in North American retail stores, catalogs and from ulead.com. At the same time, DVD MovieFactory 3, a basic version of DVD MovieFactory, will be available as an electronic download at ulead.com for an estimated SRP of $49.95. For more information on the basic version of DVD MovieFactory 3 and user and competitive upgrade prices go to ulead.com.