Roxio today launched Easy Media Creator 10, an upgrade to the company's flagship suite of digital media applications.
Certified for Windows Vista, Easy Media Creator 10 provides all of the tools users need to express their digital lives. Roxio Easy Media Creator10 will be available in retail stores worldwide this month and is available today directly from Roxio at http://www.roxio.com for $99.99 USD.
The latest version of Easy Media Creator has a new Aero user interface, offering easier managing of digital content from one project to the next, whether it is burning a DVD or uploading videos to YouTube. Creator 10 also includes new Gadgets for Windows Vista, which make it convenient for users to capture internet and PC audio streams and convert their media files into their preferred format for easy playback on popular mobile devices, like the iPhone or Microsoft Zune.
In conjunction with the launch of Easy Media Creator 10, Roxio is introducing Roxio MyMoments. More than just online video tutorials, the MyMoments program starts with informational articles covering a broad spectrum of topics such as tips on buying and using a digital camcorder and how to capture great indoor photographs, and then moves on to step-by-step guides that lead users through the process of completing a wide range of personal digital-media projects. . The Roxio MyMoments program is available to all consumers at Roxio.com and will be delivered directly to Easy Media Creator users through Roxio Central, the suite's Web-aware "Home Page."
Roxio Easy Media Creator 10 includes a range of features to help users optimize their mobile enjoyment of personal digital media content. For example, Mobile Phone Doctor corrects problems common to photos taken with cell phone cameras, while Mobile PhotoFit optimizes digital photos for mobile device displays. In addition, Creator 10's Media Manager enables users to synchronize media between the desktop and their portable devices such as iPods, BlackBerrys, PSPs, and other popular mobile devices.
Enhanced Audio Enjoyment
New in Easy Media Creator 10 is the Batch Audio Converter which automatically converts popular audio file types into a single desired format. Multi-CD Ripper enables consumers to use optical drives in parallel to copy their entire CD collection to their PC. Creator's music capabilities are also enhanced with a new AutoMix feature. AutoMix dynamically generates a playlist that can be saved on a CD, DVD, or sent to a mobile player. Roxio Sound Editor now supports VST plug-ins for expanded audio effects and mixing capabilities, and with the DVD Music Album, consumers can create 50-hour music DVDs complete with on-screen navigation that now offers new professionally-designed menu templates.
Video Editing and Publishing
Beyond the editing power offered in the 32-track timeline, complete with batch video-segment removal, timeline markers, and automatic tools for correcting color or removing background noise, users can now add the perfect sound track with SmartSound. Users simply select the music they like and it is automatically added and adjusted to fit the length of their production. Easy Media Creator 10 also enables consumers to send their finished project to YouTube with one click. Additionally, the suite now provides new menu styles, menu navigation capabilities, and a "Fit-to-Disc" auto encoding option that automatically optimizes video quality based on available disc space.
Easy Media Creator 10 supports a wide range of backup devices and media including single and dual-layer Blu-ray Discs and HD DVDs, and comes with a new feature that allows users to archive non-protected iPod music and video files to any PC. Easy Media Creator also enables consumers to protect only the files that have been changed since the last known backup and will even automatically prompt users to archive data when an external Hard Drive is connected.
Roxio Easy Media Creator 10 will be available in retail stores worldwide this month and is available today directly from Roxio at http://www.roxio.com for $99.99 USD. Also available is Roxio Easy Media Creator 10 Deluxe Suite, which includes a USB audio/video capture device from Dazzle for $149.00 USD. Registered owners of Roxio and Sonic products may be eligible for special upgrade offers.