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Sony Vegas 10 offers 3D editing without a plug-in

Posted on Sep 13, 2010 by Alex Fice

Sony Vegas 10 is one of the only editing packages that lets you edit and adjust 3D without plugins Sony Creative Software’s PC-based editing package Vegas was shown in its 10th iteration at IBC2010 with the headline feature of the ability to edit 3D.

Vegas Pro 10 will help create 3D projects by enabling users to import, adjust, edit, preview and export stereoscopic 3D projects with no additional tools or plug-ins.

While fully compatible with the latest 3D TV technology, anaglyph viewing is also provided making it possible to preview in 3D on any monitor.

Other features include:

Improved support for DSLR video: Performance improvements make editing video from popular DSLR cameras faster and easier.

Video Plug-in SDK: Video Effects Plug-in Architecture: Vegas Pro 10 now offers a completely new video effects plug-in architecture based on the Open Effects Association standard. This open, industry leading standard was created from the combined experience of the leading companies in the visual effects realm. The new architecture is accessed by a software development kit (SDK) which is more powerful and reduces the developer’s workload by automating UI – both of which will benefit editors by expanding greatly the available visual effects for Vegas Pro 10

GPU Accelerated AVC Encoding: Users with CUDA-enabled nVidia video cards are now able to encode to the Sony AVC format with improved rendering performance and speed.

Improved Closed Captioning: Improved support for closed captions enables broadcasters to preview captions in the Preview and Trimmer windows for increased accuracy and ease of editing. Other improvements include increased support for line 21 closed captions, HD-SDI closed captions, multiple closed captioning file types as well as the ability to export captions for Sony DVD Architect, YouTube, RealPlayer, QuickTime, and Windows Media Player.

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