Interactive Solutions MediaWorks 6 - Student DVD Product Details
MediaWorks combines simple-to-use video, sound, animation and paint editors with a powerful multimedia authoring program. Easily create:
1) Amazing "movie-type" productions that are not possible or difficult in other low-end, affordable movie and slide show editors. Import these movies into other applications or deliver on a consumer DVD player, iPod or web page.
2) High-quality, precisely-timed linear and interactive presentations without the learning curve and expense of high-end media editing and authoring tools.Deliver finished presentations on a computer or data CD/DVD.
The five integrated applications (Author, Paint/Photo, Sound, Video & Animator) work together seamlessly, making it easy to incorporate analog (AV) or digital (DV) video, buttons, photos, graphics, animations, 3D, narration, MIDI, MP3, CD music, text and titling, and even Virtual Reality (VR) movies into stunning, professional-quality multimedia productions.
Five Programs in One
^^ Author - Authoring, sequencing and effects
^^ Sound - record and edit narration & CD quality sound plus effects
^^ Animator - create cell animations up to 256 x 256 with an unlimited number of frames
^^ Video - capture from analog (VCR, camcorder) and/or digital (DV camcorder) devices
^^ Paint/Photo - Standard paint tools plus basic photo editing tools - brightness/contrast, crop and rotate.
Easy Screen Design and Big Time Savers
^^ Super-fast importing! Drag and drop any number of media files into Author.
^^ Position any number of objects anywhere on the screen.
^^ Create an inifinite number of layers in any order.
^^ Select multiple objects and reposition, resize, align or apply transitions all at one time.
^^ Set import preferences to automatically resize, crop and/or compress any picture.
^^ Auto-sequence text, narration and other objects to Markers.
^^ Add unlimited text objects and apply shadows and scrolling effects.
^^ Save up to four font formats and apply to text objects at one time.
^^ Integrated spellchecker.
^^ Real-time preview with full keyboard control. Step forward and backward.
Easily edit the duration and start time for your objects in the Sequencer window by click-dragging on the corresponding timebar.
You can import and sequence a single scene to last as long or short as you like. Like a symphony score, the Sequencer lets you view up to 37 tracks over 15 minutes without having to scroll.
MediaWorks fully leverages QuickTime's world-class compression/decompression technology, offering small file sizes, great video, audio and photography, reduced memory requirements and perfect synchronization.
Organize your content in Author like chapters in a book called "Scenes" in Author. Then, link the Scenes together in any order either automatically or with buttons. Create or import any number of buttons to make Scene links, heirarchical menus, web links, or custom play controls (Play, Stop, Rewind and Quit).
Path Animation Tools
Turn rendering on and animate any object with any of five path animation tools. Use Animator create multi-frame characters up to 256 x 256. Apply scaling, motion and transition effects to any object.
Twelve beginning and ending transitions up to 30 frames per second. Gain another 150 A/B effects with integrated access to the QuickTime transitions library. A/B transitions are applied between two or more pictures and/or video clips of the same size.
Multiple Export Options
Export any scene as a QuickTime, AVI, DV, MPEG-4 or 3GP file, or to a DV camcorder or iPod!