Digital Origin Offers EditDV Unplugged, Media Cleaner
EZ for Free
users are only beneficiaries
already, and, apparently, Mac users have been very good this year. Digital Origin
today announced it's giving away Mac-only versions of its Media Cleaner EZ and
EditDV Unplugged video editing and compression tools. Both are "lite"
versions of more full-featured programs, but neither carried a particularly lite
price until now. Prior to this offering, Media Cleaner EZ sold for $99, and EditDV
unplugged sold for $149.
is providing the Mac community a very powerful combination of tools for creating
high quality QuickTime streaming content," said Mike Micheletti, product manager
for Digital Origin, in a prepared statement. "EditDV Unplugged provides the ideal
platform for DV editing enthusiasts to take the next step in video content deliverystreaming.
Users can take advantage of our sophisticated editing features, then use Media
Cleaner to create superior quality streaming media content and deliver it over
the Internet. We're creating personal Internet broadcasters."
EditDV Unplugged is a nonlinear editor designed for use with G3 and G4 Macs with
FireWire capabilities. It's designed for the DV video format, including native
support for DV's non-square pixel and Apple's DV codec and works exclusively in
digital format. Other features include:
- NTSC & PAL fully supported.
- Non-Square Pixel Rendering.
- All processes, including
filters, transitions, titles and special effects have been accelerated.
- Integrated titling including
ATM, TrueType and GX fonts with keyframe control of drop shadows, gradients, softness,
transparency and colored backgrounds provide complete control for simple high
quality title creation. Alpha mode is included for picture in title effects. Titles
are animated directly on the video in realtime using keyframed spline, linear
or hold motion.
- Extensive keyboard control
in addition to a Mac mouse-driven interface.
- Includes more than 40 anti-aliased,
customizable, professional quality transitions with colored borders, variable
softness, and drop shadows.
- Unlimited keyframes for
all effects filters.
- LiveDV preview.
- Realtime effects preview.
- Trim audio and video together
- Audio rubberbanding.
- Realtime clip volume adjustment.
- Autobackup of project files.
- Speed effects for slow
motion, fast motion and freeze frame.
Media Cleaner EZ is the younger sibling of Terran Interactive's Media Cleaner
Pro. It's designed primarily for QuickTime compression for the Web. It supports
batch processing of up to 2,000 files; control over all setting parameters via
the Advanced Settings dialog; Dynamic Preview window for fine tuning settings;
MPEG, MP3 and GIF output; control over many video and audio filters, including
QuickTime 4 Effects; and URL embedding at end of QuickTime 4 movies, among many
other features. (You can see our review of Media Cleaner here.)
and Media Cleaner EZ are available for free download now from http://www.icanstream.com.
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