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  • 15.11.2016

    As part of the latest Music Maker product line update, Soundpools and software instruments are now available directly within the program via the new store. This enables users to easily customize Music Maker to their music tastes and create a whole new world of sounds for music production in just a few clicks.

    How does the new Music Maker store work?

    • Right after program start, users will have the opportunity to download and install the new update. The store is marked with a download symbol. Once it's downloaded, it is located to the top right in the Media Pool.
    • In the store, all Soundpools are displayed under "More loops" and all virtual instruments under "More instruments" by default. If you're searching for a specific genre or instrument, the search bar will help you get results faster.
    • To find the exact loops or instruments you're looking for, the store lets you preview demos. You can also check information via the detail view, such as the number of loops and variations in a Soundpool, tempo in BPM, audio format etc.
    • It only takes a few clicks to purchase Soundpools or instruments. The content you've purchased will then be downloaded and installed right away. You can continue working with the program while the installation is taking place.

    From today, the store is included in the latest versions of MAGIX Music Maker, Music Maker Live and Music Maker Premium.

    Find out more about the store in Music Maker: www.magix-audio.com

  • 20.09.2016

    Three months after the official acquisition of a majority of Sony Creative Software products, MAGIX is releasing VEGAS Pro 14 worldwide. With a range of innovative new features and many critical improvements, VEGAS Pro 14 aims to provide an even more reliable, stable and efficient editing experience. With HEVC and native ProRes support, tools to upscale HD video for use in 4K and UHD projects, and improved industry-wide hardware support, VEGAS Pro 14 offers powerful functionality and advanced features for top-end professional video and film productions.

    "We're very proud to release VEGAS Pro 14," said Gary Rebholz, Product Owner for the VEGAS software line, "but beyond that, we're humbled by the enthusiastic response from the user community. We've received a flood of emails and forum posts from users who want to see their favorite video editor thrive into the future. Based on this input, we've improved stability and added several key new features that make the software even more powerful. And we're not done yet," Gary continues. "With the user community as our guide, VEGAS Pro will become greater than ever."

    Every day, professional video editors and filmmakers from a wide variety of backgrounds take advantage of the unique approach to video editing that VEGAS Pro offers. Alexander Holtz Shedden, Video Director at ESL, the world's largest e-sports organization said, "We use VEGAS Pro in our video production, because the software is ideally suited for us in terms of user friendliness and performance. We specifically appreciate its compatibility with many formats that we use on a daily basis. We would also like to highlight some of our feature requests have been implemented, which has greatly optimized our workflows."

    VEGAS Pro 14 – What’s new?

    • HEVC
      HEVC/H.265 technology enables users to compress video further than ever with far greater quality. This makes higher quality streaming possible and lowers file storage costs for content owners.

    • Native ProRes Support
      In order to eliminate reliance on problematic third-party technology, VEGAS Pro 14 includes robust native support for ProRes files. The VEGAS Pro technology properly preserves 10-bit ProRes files, thus avoiding any losses in video quality.

    • HFR Support
      Thanks to High Frame Rates (HFR) support, VEGAS Pro allows professionals to use modern cameras to their fullest potential.

    • Smart Upscale
      With the new Smart Upscale technology, HD footage can be upscaled to 4K and UHD resolutions while maintaining a high quality. This way, users can repurpose their vast collection of HD footage for modern 4K and UHD projects.

    • Smart Zoom
      The Smart Zoom feature makes it possible to reframe shots in postproduction without losing quality. The keyframing techniques enable the editor to create camera zooms that were not shot in the field while preserving the shot's quality and integrity.

    • Hover Scrub
      The new Hover Scrub tools make it much faster and easier to go through footage in the Trimmer window and mark In and Out points in media files. This leads to a faster editing and project assembly process.

    • Vignette video effect
      The new vignette plug-in enables users to add subtle vignette effects to their video clips. This makes it possible to alter video clips in order to create a different emotional reaction and set different points of focus in comparison to otherwise evenly lit shots.

    • Updated hardware support
      With improved support for today’s RED and Panasonic cameras as well as AJA and Blackmagic Design hardware, users can now edit footage from a broader range of cameras and enjoy greater flexibility in their video and film projects.

    • Increased clip velocity limit
      Users can now set event velocity envelopes to a maximum of 1,000% (up from 300% previously) for fast motion at 10 times normal speed. Combined with the Clip Property Rate setting, this enables fast motion up to 40 times normal speed.

    VEGAS Pro 14 and higher – exclusive plug-ins

    VEGAS Pro 14 and VEGAS Pro 14 Suite stand apart with a range of impressive plug-ins.
    With proDAD Mercalli V4, NewBlueFX Titler Pro Express and NewBlueFX Looks, VEGAS Pro 14 provides top-notch image stabilization, extra titling options and sophisticated filters and video effects.
    VEGAS Pro 14 Suite includes the award-winning titling tool NewBlueFX Titler Pro 3 and several high-end plugins from Boris FX. Especially developed for the needs of professional post-productions, the Boris FX plug-ins ensure high-end motion tracking, advanced chroma keying and sophisticated 3D object creation and manipulation.

    The following versions of VEGAS Pro 14 are now available:

    • VEGAS Pro 14 Edit for £299
    • VEGAS Pro 14 for £449
    • VEGAS Pro 14 Suite for £599

    Learn more about VEGAS Pro 14: http://www.vegascreativesoftware.com/gb/vegas-pro/ 

  • 15.09.2016

    Today MAGIX is proud to present the latest version of our slideshow software, Photostory Deluxe. With intuitive operation and a wide selection of creative content and effects, Photostory Deluxe provides a smooth, stable workflow that lets you work at top speed. Turn images and video clips into dynamic movies using an impressive array of features.

    The latest version of Photostory Deluxe in particular stands out thanks to its completely reworked and modernized interface with touch elements, as well as the new Photostory Wizard. They let you create attractive slideshows set to the beat of music you import. With settings options for effect intensity, cut placement and duration of image display, there's plenty of room for true creative freedom.

    Shot match is also a new feature in the latest version of Photostory Deluxe. It automatically matches the colors and tonal values of two separate images to each other.

    And for the first time, blur and ambiance effects are included in a MAGIX program. These let you remove the black backgrounds and bars around photos in an aesthetic way.

    Last but not least, additional intros, outros and dissolves in the new version are sure to win you over.  Here we've specifically listened to your requests and realized many of your suggestions. To finish, you can ensure top image quality using the 4K support for slideshow export.

    Photostory Deluxe is now available in stores and online for £54.99.

    The most important features

    • For all camera formats, including HEVC
    • 8 configurable tracks for photos, videos & music
    • Edit 360° footage & create panorama montages
    • Perfect image stabilization with proDAD Mercalli V2
    • Automatic image optimization & shot match
    • Amazing titles and editing templates
    • Fantastic effects, intros & outros, decorative elements, music
    • Convenient travel route animations
    • High output quality in 4K resolution & 3D
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  • Micromart - n.d.

    VEGAS Pro 14

    "A new addition to the MAGIX range that certainly lives up to expectations."

    "A sophisticated editing solution used by many professional film makers and video editors."

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    MAGIX Photostory Deluxe

    "This is a handy piece of software with everything you could possibly need for creating professional slideshows."

  • Computer Active - 09/27/2016

    MAGIX Music Maker

    "Easy to use, great value for money and impressive tools"
    "Simple enough to help anyone get started, but expandable enough to grow with you as you learn music-production skills"

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  • 02.11.2016
    Keyframes are tools you need to know for adding various effects to your videos in any video editor. Elgato Gaming will teach you how to make and use basic keyframes in VEGAS Pro in this helpful tutorial video. Check it out! :)
  • 01.11.2016
    With the new automatic shot match feature in Video Pro X, you can give footage from two different cameras to the same look. Use it to adjust brightness and contrast oder to emulate the look of one of your favorite films. Learn more about post production effects in MAGIX Video Pro X here: https://goo.gl/1WiV8J
  • 31.10.2016
    Need some last minute inspiration for your Halloween festivities or just want to celebrate All Hallow's Eve? We've put together another Top 10 Article for our MAGIX Magazine with Halloween ideas for costume, decoration, and recipe ideas, as well as some musical accompaniment to make your day a little spookier!
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    02.12.2016
    #Friyay for freebies! Head over to @DamnGoodReviews for a #giveaway of MAGIX #Music #Maker Premium! #FreebieFriday https://t.co/Gd7XNiZfas
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    02.12.2016
    #FridayReads: What are the secrets of #videoediting to #music? @EclecticMethod explains his process & inspirations! https://t.co/xdtRPz5kDy
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    01.12.2016
    #Fastcut – choose clips, select a template, lay your favorite song on it & cut to the beats!… https://t.co/haQVL5xnEO
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  • 02.12.2016
    Specify the number and frequency of cuts in your video. With custom editing templates, you have more freedom for designing videos so that they reflect your own personal style. Create a template exactly the way you want! ► Are you in the US? Click here: http://www.magix.com/int/fastcut ► Are you in GB? Click here: http://www.magix.com/gb/fastcut Follow MAGIX on social media: ► FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/MAGIX ► TWITTER: https://twitter.com/MAGIX_INT ► GOOGLE+: https://plus.google.com/+magix/posts ► INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/magix/ ► For tips, tricks and tutorials, check out the MAGIX Magazine: http://magazine.magix.com/en/ ► Find more MAGIX products (playlist): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL534051F62FC798AA Tags: MAGIX, Fastcut, automatic video editing, action cam software
  • 25.11.2016
    Discover a whole range of options for video editing with Fastcut. Each update delivers new, dynamic templates that cut your video to the beat of the music. Use a high-energy track to set the backdrop for thrilling ski runs, transform a cycle tour into an exciting music video or lend a relaxed groove to a video of your city break. ► Are you in the US? Click here: http://www.magix.com/int/fastcut ► Are you in GB? Click here: http://www.magix.com/gb/fastcut Follow MAGIX on social media: ► FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/MAGIX ► TWITTER: https://twitter.com/MAGIX_INT ► GOOGLE+: https://plus.google.com/+magix/posts ► INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/magix/ ► For tips, tricks and tutorials, check out the MAGIX Magazine: http://magazine.magix.com/en/ ► Find more MAGIX products (playlist): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL534051F62FC798AA Tags: MAGIX, Fastcut, automatic video editing, action cam software
  • 18.11.2016
    Set your adventure in black & white or vintage look, and apply tons of other effects. Tracking shots, zooms, mirroring, looks and other impressive effects can be easily applied to sections of the video with drag & drop. ► Are you in the US? Click here: http://www.magix.com/int/fastcut ► Are you in GB? Click here: http://www.magix.com/gb/fastcut Follow MAGIX on social media: ► FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/MAGIX ► TWITTER: https://twitter.com/MAGIX_INT ► GOOGLE+: https://plus.google.com/+magix/posts ► INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/magix/ ► For tips, tricks and tutorials, check out the MAGIX Magazine: http://magazine.magix.com/en/ ► Find more MAGIX products (playlist): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL534051F62FC798AA Tags: MAGIX, Fastcut, automatic video editing, action cam software
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