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September 1, 2004
NEWSOFT UNVEILS PRESTO! DVD POWERSUITE V.2.0 FOR DUAL-LAYER RECORDING FREMONT, CA - NewSoft has released Presto! DVD PowerSuite V.2.0, an enhanced video and data-burning PC software suite that supports the latest 16x DVD drives in addition to new double layer DVD recording. Presto! DVD PowerSuite 2.0 also integrates the latest Intel IPP 4 technology for a nearly 30 percent improvement in MPEG-II decoding speeds than the previous version.

Users can now burn up to 8.5 GB of data on a DVD. The value-added functionality afforded through the integration of Intel's new IPP 4 technology expands PowerSuite?s support for audio and video codecs, including MPEG-1 and MPEG-2, resulting in optimized encoding and decoding speeds. PowerSuite V.2.0 also automatically detects installed DIVX and other MPEG4 codecs that follow Microsoft?s DirectShow mechanism.

New features include: 16:9 aspect ratio support and direct record support for DVD+VR discs. As a universal media player, PowerSuite supports playback of DVD, VCD and Audio CDs as well as WMV, MPEG, and MPEG-4 video files. It's priced at just $69.95.

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