Sonic Solutions today introduced at the National Association of Broadcasters show (NAB) a new addition to the company’s award-winning DVDit! product line – Sonic DVDit! Professional Edition. Based on Sonic’s groundbreaking DVDit!, DVDit!
Professional Edition (DVDit! PE) increases DVDit!“s reach with professional functionality previously found only on authoring systems costing five to ten times as much. DVDit! PE joins DVDit! LE (”Limited Edition“) and DVDit! SE (”Standard Edition“), which were introduced last year at NAB and which have become the world’s leading DVD authoring tools. DVDit! PE will carry a suggested retail price of $999.
Sonic DVDit! PE adds a rich set of features to the elegant straightforward DVDit! user interface, making professional DVD production approachable in a way never before possible. Its affordability makes it ideal for multimedia developers, videographers and in-house marketing communications departments. Based on the same multiplexing and formatting technology as Sonic’s industry-leading DVD Creator workstation, DVDit! PE benefits from Sonic’s years of software development and the experience of thousands of DVD developers worldwide. DVDit! PE brings many important new features such as eDVD(TM) support for creating Web-enhanced DVD titles that combine the high-bandwidth video of DVD with the immediacy of the web, streaming DVD(TM) support to combine interactive DVD navigation with scalable audio and video for inter/intra-net broadcast, multiple audio streams add different, simultaneous soundtracks and multiple languages that can be placed on the same DVD disc, video timeline incorporates last-minute content changes quickly and efficiently using DVDit!”s integrated video trimming and simple editing capabilities, chapter point editor that defines instant access to any scene, subtitle generator that allows users to add captions and subtitles from within DVDit! using its integrated character generator. Further, integrated Dolby Digital® audio allows users to encode audio in WAV, QuickTime and AVI files to Dolby-certified Dolby Digital audio format.