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Red Giant Software Releases Instant HDUp-Convert DV Video Into a Variety of HD Video Formats (March 06, 2006)
Red Giant Software, publisher of a line of professional desktop tools including Magic Bullet and Knoll Light Factory, today announced a new plug-in for After Effects, Final Cut Pro, and Premiere Pro called Instant HD. The new software application allows users to up-convert DV video into a variety of HD video formats.
Instant HD allows users to choose from a list of preset resolutions to make it easy to integrate DV video into a High Definition production. When scaling from standard definition (SD) to high definition (HD), the missing pixels must be generated in an intelligent way. Instant HD provides a high-quality method for converting SD sources to HD within user’s preferred video application.
·Includes 5 controls: Output Size, Filter Type, Sharpness, Quality settings, and Anti-aliasing
·Professional level results with simple easy to learn controls
·The Output resolution pop-up lets you quickly choose the output resolution for your video
·The Sharpness control lets you sharpen the output of the video scaling operation
·The Anti-aliasing control lets you add smoothing to the edges of images
·A great complement product to Magic Bullet Suite or Magic Bullet Editors
·Integrate SD video into your next HD project
·Up-convert NTSC or PAL Standard Definition to High Definition
·Up-convert smaller web video resolution sizes to Standard Definition
·Up-convert SD video to HD, then down-convert back to SD for higher-quality results
Pricing and Availability
Instant HD is available now for $99 USD. Note: Instant HD is a plug-in and requires a host application (Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro, or After Effects) to operate.
About Red Giant Software
Red Giant Software LLC (www.redgiantsoftware.com) is a San Francisco-based company that develops and distributes professional tools for digital video production. Products are available as stand-alone products and plug-ins for popular video editing and effects applications including Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, and other compatible applications such as Apple’s Final Cut Pro. The products are based on production-proven technology developed by visual effects veterans.
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