Ulead Systems has announced support for the recently released Sony HDR-FX1 camcorder. MediaStudio Pro 7 will allow users to capture and edit material originated on Sonyis new 1080i camera. According to Ulead Systems:
With its industry-leading expertise in real-time MPEG editing, Ulead Systems was the first company to offer video editing software to natively support the HDV format. Withthe introduction of the Sony HDR -FX1 camcorder, Sony has further advanced High Definition (HD) to offer the worldis first HDV 1080i camcorder. Ulead Systems, a 15-year industry-leader in video, image, and DVD software development, plans to be among the first companies to support the Sony HDR -FX1 camcorder by providing native and cost-effective HD video editing support within MediaStudio Pro, Uleadis professional video editing software suite.
The HDV format was established by Canon Inc., Sharp Corporation, Sony Corporation, and Victor Company of Japan, Limited (JVC) in September 2003. It was designed to give consumers an affordable way to record and playback high-quality, high-definition video to standard DV and mini DV cassette tapes.
The Ulead HD Plug-in for the Sony HDR-FX1 camcorder will give videographers a way to natively capture, edit, and output high-resolution HDV 1080i content within MediaStudio Pro 7, Uleadis professional post-production video editing suite. With the Ulead HD Plug-in, MediaStudio Pro 7 will handle HD video content seamlessly without requiring additional tools or interfaces.
You can find more information about MediaStudio Pro 7 at the Ulead Systems Web site.