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PRESS RELEASE

VEGAS Creative Software adds innovative workflow features and a multitude of professional tools to their popular video editing software VEGAS Movie Studio. Creating impressive videos has never been easier.

Madison, WI (USA), 02/12/2019 – VEGAS Creative Software announces the all-new VEGAS Movie Studio 16.  Powerful new features allow beginners as well as advanced users to create stunning videos in an efficient, fun editing environment.

The Guided Video Creator leads users from the beginning to the end through four easy steps to a complete movie.  Even without previous experience, everyone can achieve impressive results. Focused editing modes offer specialized user interfaces to import and arrange files, add graphics, apply effects and transitions, and finish the movie. The user can easily switch between modes or jump into Power User mode for fast, efficient video creation.

“The unique Guided Video Creator helps anyone edit a movie fast regardless of experience level. When you're ready for more control, the streamlined mode-based workflow guides you through the process, and full-featured Power User mode gives you the ultimate creative control. VEGAS Movie Studio makes it possible for anyone to produce great videos no matter how much experience they have”, says Gary Rebholz, VEGAS Movie Studio Product Owner.

Robust enhancements to the Project Media window make it easy to scrub through thumbnails to find the best part of a clip and set in and out points to isolate just the section of the video needed. For more precision, thumbnails can be resized. With the powerful interactive storyboard, users can quickly assemble a rough cut while edits instantly and automatically appear on the timeline. With these and many other intelligent workflow enhancements, VEGAS Movie Studio once again sets new standards in intuitive video editing.

In addition to these features in the basic version, the Platinum and the Suite versions introduce an impressive array of powerful new features normally found in professional video editing software. Precise motion tracking allows for easily tracking an moving object, isolating it to apply FX and adding text to follow it. The new video stabilization engine in VEGAS Movie Studio 16 quickly stabilizes wobbly footage and creates smooth, professional videos in an instant. With the complete 360° editing workflow, dual-fisheye footage can now be stitched, processed and exported with ease.

VEGAS Movie Studio 16 Suite offers advanced users an exciting package from NewBlueFX, including Titler Pro Express, for professional, animated 3D titles; the powerful and intuitive Chroma Key Pro; Essentials 5 Volume 3, with a large collection of professional-level tools to perfect colors, sharpen details, and polish the finished project; and much more.

“Users make it clear that they need tools which help them have fun while being productive,” says Rebholz. “VEGAS Movie Studio 16 brings powerful tools like those the pros use to everyone, and makes creating videos easy even while offering the most sophisticated editing tools and features.”

New features at a glance:

Guided Video Creator: The uniquely clever Guided Video Creator leads through video creation from start to finish. Use it to arrange clips, add music and titles, and finish the movie all within a single window – always with the option to take full control in the timeline.

Mode-based workflows: Move between specialized interfaces for all kinds of editing tasks to ensure fast and efficient video creation. A Power User mode offers complete access to all of the advanced tools.

Interactive storyboard editing: Easily create a rough cut of the video. Make changes and edits in the storyboard and see them automatically updated on the main timeline.

Hover Scrub: Move the mouse across video thumbnails in the storyboard to scrub through the video down to exact frames and find the important parts before adding them to the project.

In/Out points: Set in and out points in video files before adding them to the timeline so that timeline clip events will be automatically trimmed to the selected points.

Resizable thumbnails: Resize video thumbnails in the storyboard to see more detail and hover scrub to exact frames more easily for setting in and out points precisely.

Preview multiple selected files: Preview multiple media clips in sequence with a single play. A fast way to make and preview a rough edit.

Render cancel confirmation: VEGAS Movie Studio 16 ensures maximum protection by requesting confirmation before cancelling a rendering process.

Delete track warning: The new safety feature sends a warning if the track to be deleted contains any media.

Exclusively in VEGAS Movie Studio Platinum and Suite: 

Precise motion tracking: Isolate, follow, and apply FX to moving objects in any scene, and pin other objects to move along with them.

Video stabilization: Stabilize shaky footage and get smooth, professional video results with just a click. 

Bézier Masking OFX: Isolate and add effects to objects easier than ever by quickly adding and customizing Bézier masks directly in the preview window.

360° editing workflow: Make immersive, interactive video environments quickly and efficiently. Easily stitch together dual-fisheye footage, preview videos in 360°, and export directly to YouTube or other 360° video services.

Auto save and backup: Automatically save after every edit, and set an interval for periodic automatic file back up to keep multiple project versions.

Add missing stream: Use a simple right-click to automatically add back audio or video of a clip to the timeline.

Display length on event: See the exact length of timeline clip events displayed right in the event header. Type an exact value accurate to the frame to change the length of any event directly.

Temporarily ignore event grouping: Temporarily ignore event grouping to move an event while it stays permanently grouped with other events.

Indicate effects: Use this feature to see which media has FX added, then access and edit the effects directly from the timeline.

NewBlue Transitions 5 Ultimate: This plug-in provides a huge array of great pro-level animated transitions to give all videos a personalized look.

Exclusively in VEGAS Movie Studio Suite:

NewBlueFX Packages: Titler Pro Express, Chroma Key Pro, Cartoonr Plus, Cinema Collection Template Pack, Fluid Template Pack, and Essentials 5 Volume 3 – all powerful tools to give all videos a polished, professional shine.

VEGAS Movie Studio 16 is now available online and in stores worldwide.

Prices and availability:

VEGAS Movie Studio 16 – $49.99 / € 39,99 / £39.99

VEGAS Movie Studio 16 Platinum – $79.99 / € 69,99 / £59.99

VEGAS Movie Studio 16 Suite –  $139.99 / € 119,99 / £99.99 

Learn more at https://www.vegascreativesoftware.com/us/vegas-movie-studio/.

VEGAS Creative Software – a MAGIX brand

In May, 2016, MAGIX acquired the multiple award-winning VEGAS Pro and VEGAS Movie Studio product lines, along with other video and audio products. VEGAS Creative Software stands poised to take video editing to a new level. The development teams in the US and Germany are continuously working on innovative solutions and building tools that push the boundaries of what's currently possible. The goal: to provide users at all levels – from video editing amateurs to creative professionals – with tools that are perfectly suited to their needs and demands.