SONY to launch new Edit Suites

I has been revealed this week, that SONY will be introducing, not one, but TWO new edit suite packages. Sony will release ‘MOVIE STUDIO PLATINUM: VISUAL EFFECTS SUITE 2’ and ‘VEGAS PRO 12 suite’.

Both Movie Studio Platinum and Vegas Pro 12 come equipped with versions of the visual effects software HitFilm 2 from London-based development company, FXhome. These new collections will enable users to dramatically enhance their post-productions with professional special effects via Sony’s seamless and integrated work flow.

The updated Vegas Pro 12 Suite also offers a wide variety of professional audio and video editing applications and soundtracks. Movie Studio Platinum: Visual Effects Suite 2 has all the creative tools needed to produce professional-looking movies. Users can  move media easily between applications to maximise effects and editing tools from both products, which is ideal for the newbie filmmaker or editor.

HitFilm 2 Express enables users to add effects to movies with advanced 3D compositing, extensive ‘film-look’ filters, and over 100 visual effects.
Dave Chaimson, Vice President of global Marketing for Sony said this of the new product releases, “With a range of effects, like smoke, explosions, and muzzle flash, the inclusion of HitFilm 2 in both Movie Studio Platinum: Visual Effects Suite 2 and Vegas Pro 12 Suite give video editors the ability to achieve the realistic and dramatic look they desire in their productions.”

The new edit suite packages also allow it’s users to easily edit video in almost any format, including high definition and stereoscopic 3D, while extensive audio and video production tools help editors achieve feature-film results in their studios, with a wide variety of delivery options to suit any client.

Commercial release of both Edit Suite packages are expected for early quarter of 2013, we look forward to Sony’s latest developments