Sony announced the availability of its new Vegas+DVD Production Suite of software tools,
which includes Vegas 5(R), DVD Architect 2 and a Dolby(R) Digital AC-3 Encoder software.
Sony Vegas(R) 5 software,
now offers increased functionality, more specialized features and the most extensive audio upgrade to date.
With advanced, real-time scalable production for SD, HD, HDV and other formats across unlimited tracks,
Vegas software is an application for professional DV, DVCAM(TM) and audio editing and encoding.
New features for the Vegas 5 software
3D track motion and compositing, keyframable Bezier masks, network rendering,
transition progress envelopes, subtitle/text export to DVD Architect(R) software, Flash(TM) .swf import,
ACID(R) software loop properties support, keyboard event pitch shifting, 5.1 audio plug-in support,
film-style 5.1 surround panning, downmix monitoring, external control surface support,
envelope automation recording, customizable UI's and keyboard mapping, media subclips, realtime A/V event reverse,
support for external Sony hardware devices such as the DSR-DU1 and DSR-DR1000
video disk recorders and J-H3 HDCAM(R) player, and more.
New features for the DVD Architect 2
software include programmable end actions, subtitle creation and multiple audio track support,
enhanced disk optimization tools, real-time external monitor playback via i.LINK(R) connector/IEEE-1394,
Flash(TM) .swf import, support for 24P DVD encoding, elementary stream import, and much more.
Availability and Pricing
The Sony Vegas+DVD Production Suite and Vegas 5 software will be available April 19. MSRP Vegas+DVD
Production Suite: US $999.95; MSRP Vegas 5 software: US $699.95.
More information can be found here