Sonic Solutions has released an update to its Mac flagship DVD authoring program, DVD Creator. The new version, 2.1, features a third-generation SD-2000 MPEG-2 video encoder, Web-linked DVD authoring functionality and title production automation. The news version offers RISC-based processing and new MPEG chip technology with programmable logic and video processing hardware. Other features include:
The DVD Creator SD-2000 encoder, which resides on a single PCI card, includes SDI digital video I/O, multi-channel digital audio I/O and integrated RS-422 machine control, and linear timecode reading. The SD-2000 also includes real-time MPEG-2 VBR and CBR encoding and decoding, Dolby Digital encoding and decoding and support for complete DVD title de-multiplexing and proofing. It also includes the ability to simultaneously multiplex and write a DVD title directly to DLT and DVD-R.
DVD Creator 2.1 starts around $15,000. For more information, visit http://www.sonicsolutions.com.
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