Iomega and Sonic Solutions announced that Sonic?s MyDVD v6 software will begin shipping immediately with the newly announced Iomega Super DVD Writer 16x16 Dual-Format USB 2.0 Drive, bringing new features and ease of use to Iomega Super DVD drive customers.
Sonic MyDVD v6 is an OEM edition of the award-winning Sonic MyDVD Studio v6 application, which PC Magazine recently called ?the easiest-to-use DVD-creation package we?ve tested? (?Best of the Year,? Dec. 28, 2004).
Sonic MyDVD v6 adds many important new features to enhance the DVD creation experience for Iomega customers, both for video and slideshow creation:
Free-form or automatic menu button layout
Direct picture capture from digital cameras that are Windows Image Acquisition (WIA) compliant (supported on Windows XP & MCE operating systems)
Support for MPEG-4 and DivX video files
True anamorphic 16:9 support for wide-screen movie authoring
Improved photo slideshow creation with drag-and-drop assembly and up to 999 photos per slideshow
With MyDVD v6, Iomega Super DVD users can customize their video creations with new built-in styles and over 100 new transitions. In addition, a new Disc Importer feature helps edit the contents of existing DVDs created by non-Sonic products.
Existing owners of Iomega Super DVD Drives with MyDVD 5 may upgrade to MyDVD v6 at www.sonic.com/go/iomega at discount pricing.
?We?re delighted to be working with Sonic to deliver to our customers the best in easy-to-use DVD-authoring solutions,? said Brad Nelson, product general manager, consumer products, Iomega Corporation. ?Owners of Iomega storage products know they can expect highly dependable, easy-to-use solutions that deliver a great user experience. By combining the latest version of Sonic MyDVD with our new double-layer Super DVD drive, Iomega is once again bringing the best DVD total solution to our customers.?
?Iomega?s external Super DVD drives have set the standard for versatility and simplicity when it comes to handling the current DVD disc formats,? said Mark Ely, senior vice-president of corporate strategy for Sonic Solutions. ?We?re pleased to expand our OEM relationship to include MyDVD 6 software with all of its outstanding features, and we look forward to enabling Iomega?s customers with this award-winning new product.?
Sonic MyDVD v6 software for the Iomega Super DVD drive is compatible with computers running Windows? 98SE/98, Windows ME, Windows 2000, and Windows XP (Home/Pro/MCE). Supported capture devices include DV and Digital8 camcorders via IEEE-1394/FireWire/i.Link, MPEG capture devices, analog capture devices, and DirectShow-compliant capture devices.