MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2013 ramps up performance
MAGIX Software has revealed MAGIX Movie Edit Pro 2013, the latest edition of its powerful video editor. And a strong focus on performance has resulted in some major speed enhancements.
AVCHD import is now up to 40% faster, for instance. Processing effects on the GPU has delivered a 90% speed boost, while rendering AVCHD Full HD projects can be up to twice as fast in some situations.
Elsewhere, the revamped chroma key engine uses a new anti-spill feature to deliver quality green/ blue screen effects with crisp, sharp contours (no green edges).
Workflow improvements see you now able to quickly play or trim your clips, directly from the Media Pool.
A lengthy list of additions also includes new import options (including the Olympus OM-D); new DirectX 11 features; support for the new AVCHD Progressive (50p) video standard; many title editing improvements; smarter preview rendering, enhanced H.264 export and more.
And as before, the new family comes in the form of three editions. Movie Edit Pro 2013 ($xx.xx) is the base; Movie Edit Pro 2013 Plus ($xx.xx) extends the program with secondary colour correction, advanced effects, professional movie templates, multicam editing, AVCHD authoring and more; and Movie Edit Pro 2013 Premium ($xx.xx) is bundled with NewBlueFX Video Essentials, digieffects Phenomena and proDAD Adorage 13.
Put it all together and this is clearly a solid release, with plenty for old hands and new users alike. If you’d like to find out more for yourself, though, a trial version of Movie Edit Pro 2013 is available now.