Video Editing Made Easy

The popular shareware video editing package, BTV View, has been updated to version 4.1.1. BTV View allows users to easily capture and edit video input from any external video source, and the new version offers a host of interface improvements. According to BTV:

Following are the improvements of BTV View 4.1.1 over the previous version, 4.0.1:

  • Hides the control strip in full screen mode
  • Can drag the image from the video input window to other applications
  • Option to easily enter a new video size
  • AppleScript enhancements
  • Shortcut keys to choose video format (PAL: control-p, NTSC: control-n, SECAM: control-s)
  • Shortcut to choose TV/VCR video filter for certain devices (control-f)
  • Shortcut to set the full screen video display to the monitor that the mouse is on (control-m)
  • Shortcut to cycle video inputs changed to control-i
  • Can easily select two-digit TV channels by pressing two number keys in succession
  • Volume controls are now the + and - keys
  • Numerous small bug fixes and improvements

BTV View is an application for the Macintosh that allows you to easily view and capture video from any video input source, either full screen or in a window. It has been successfully tested with many different video input hardware including various video input cards, TV cards, built-in video, USB, and FireWire video sources.

BTV View is available for US$15. You can find more information at the BTV web site.