Matrox RT.X100 Xtreme Gives Video Editing Experience the Extreme Edge

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Matrox RT.X100 builds on the success of the award winning RT.X100 editing platform and includes full versions of Adobe Premiere 6.5 and Sonic Solutions ReelDVD Studio. Other software bundles offer light edition with limited capabilities and functionalities. RT.X100 delivers full quality, full resolution, no compromise realtime editing and professional DVD authoring at a price comparable, or even lower, than other software-only realtime applications. Matrox RT.X100 Xtreme gives users a new level of productivity. New workflow and productivity enhancements include: XtremePreview for editing many layers and effects without rendering, professional waveform and vectorscope monitors to complement the advanced color correction tools, realtime super-smooth field-blended slow motion, and the addition of Sonics ReelDVD Studio professional DVD authoring application.

Key features of Matrox RT.X100 Xtreme includes: Advanced realtime, 3-way, 18-parameter YUV color correction plus 8-parameter RGB gain/offest colorization; Professional waveform and vectorscope monitors; Realtime chroma and luma keying; Realtime super-smooth, field-blended fast and slow motion; Realtime pan and scan filter for aspect ratio conversion between 16:9 and 4:3; Most powerful realtime 3D technology for video, titles, and 32-bit graphics; Intuitive, consistent interfaces for efficient, accurate effects creation; Freedom to combine and keyframe over 16 effects in realtime, at full quality; Xtreme Preview for editing many layers and effects without rendering; Realtime SinglePass DV scan and capture; Realtime MPEG-2 capture and encoding for DVD authoring; Realtime DV-1394, composite, and Y/C input and output; Video capture using OHCI and Video-for-Windows compliant applications; Hardware accelerated simultaneous batch encoding of DVD, SVCD, VCD, and web formats; SonicDVDit! …