Pinnacle Systems today announced the immediate availability of Pinnacle Edition version 5, the latest and highly-anticipated version of the company's video editing and DVD-authoring software for advanced hobbyists and professional users.
Unlike any other video editing application, Edition 5 includes key features such as integrated DVD authoring capabilities that lets users quickly create and burn DVDs right from the editing timeline and a new scalable architecture designed to deliver improved performance in connection with future CPU or GPU upgrades. Through these features and more, content producers can create compelling high-quality video for CD, DVD and the Web faster and more efficiently than ever before.
Pinnacle Edition family includes:
-- Pinnacle Edition -- Integrated, real-time video editing and DVD authoring application with a Firewire card for digital input/output (I/O).
-- Pinnacle Edition PRO -- Integrated, real-time video editing and DVD
authoring system with 2D/3D display adaptor and digital & analog I/O
on a single AGP card.
Pricing and Availability
The Pinnacle Edition product family supports Windows® 2000 and Windows XP Home and Professional. It is available in English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish, Italian, Chinese (simplified) and Korean languages through select resellers throughout North America, Asia and Europe. In the U.S., Pinnacle Edition and Pinnacle Edition PRO are available at a suggested retail price of U.S. $699 and U.S. $999, respectively. Competitive upgrade pricing is also available for previous versions of Pinnacle Edition, Pinnacle Edition DV500, DV500 DVD, Pro-ONE and Pro-ONE RTDV, Studio and competitive products.