PRESS RELEASE: Roxio Launches Video Lab HD with 3D
Comprehensive Personal Editing Suite for the Creation and Enjoyment of High Definition and 3D Video
Santa Clara, CA (January 13, 2011) -- Roxio®, a division of Sonic Solutions® (NASDAQ: SNIC), today released Roxio Video Lab HD, a robust high-definition video editing suite for capturing, editing, and sharing personal home movies, which now features a range of capabilities for creating 3D projects. Roxio Video Lab HD allows users to import a wide range of 3D video formats including stereoscopic content directly from 3D cameras. The software also automatically converts standard 2D content into 3D, so users can include existing standard home movies to their 3D video creations.
With Roxio Video Lab HD, consumers can use familiar video editing tools to turn raw 3D footage and converted 2D content into engaging and immersive 3D home movies, complete with titles, transitions, and effects. The finished results can be exported in a range of formats, including the RealD Format for a cinematic-quality 3D viewing experience on 3D-enabled home PCs and HDTVs. In addition, projects may be uploaded and shared via YouTube® in 3D.
"Roxio Video Lab HD was already a popular choice for consumers looking to enjoy their personal media in stunning high definition; now it also offers a solution for those looking to add an entirely new dimension to their memories," said Matt DiMaria, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Roxio. "With Roxio Video Lab HD, 3D is making the leap from the large screen and bringing a new level of realism and visual interest to family events."
Key New Features
3D capture from stereoscopic cameras (such as the Fuji W1)
Import 3D files in common 3D formats, including side-by-side, over-under, anaglyph, and dual stream. In addition, Roxio Video Lab HD supports all standard 2D photo and video file formats.
Simplified Storyline, as well as advanced 32-track Timeline editing views
Full range of editing options including trimming, title creation, narration, music tracks, and video correction features
3D transitions and special effects
2D to 3D real-time conversion
Authoring of DVDs and Blu-ray Discs
Save 3D video in a range of file formats (including RealD Format for a cinematic-quality personal home 3D experience)
Direct upload of 3D video to YouTube
Fully Windows 7 compatible, Roxio Video Lab HD with 3D is available today via www.roxio.com and is priced at $69.99. Registered Roxio users may be eligible for special discounts.
Roxio software products and services have revolutionized how consumers and businesses use digital media. Roxio's flagship applications, Roxio Creator® and Toast®, are the market-leading products in their respective categories in North American retail, and allow users to easily create, manage, protect, share, and enjoy their digital media on Windows and Mac systems, in the living room or on-the-go. Roxio products and services are broadly available through a global network of major retailers, online retailers, direct from Roxio, and ship with top-tier OEM partners. Visit www.roxio.com to learn more.
About Sonic Solutions
Sonic Solutions® (NASDAQ: SNIC) enables digital media from Hollywood to Home. For more than two decades, Sonic products, service, and technology brands including Roxio®, RoxioNow™, DivX®, and MainConcept®, have fueled home entertainment, powered rich digital media functionality on a range of platforms for a variety of partners, and inspired unique personal media experiences for hundreds of millions of consumers. Sonic technologies are now combining to deliver a universal platform for Hollywood Studios, retailers, consumer electronics manufacturers, and PC OEMs that provides consumers instant access to premium entertainment from virtually anywhere. Sonic Solutions is headquartered in Marin County, California. Learn more at www.sonic.com.
Forward Looking Statements
This release may contain forward-looking statements that are based upon current expectations, including the launch, distribution, and market acceptance of Roxio Video Lab HD. Actual results could differ materially from those projected in the forward-looking statements as a result of various risks and uncertainties, including those discussed in Sonic Solutions' annual and quarterly reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release should be read in conjunction with Sonic Solutions' most recent annual report on Form 10-K, Form 10-Q and other reports on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which contain a more detailed discussion of the Company's business including risks and uncertainties that may affect future results. Sonic Solutions does not undertake to update any forward-looking statements.
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(First posted on Wednesday, January 19, 2011 at 14:44 EST)