March 15, 2006


The trial version also offers a sample of Edius Broadcast features, such as advanced metadata support, realtime native editing and I/O support for standard definition Sony XDCAM and SD and HD Panasonic DVCPRO P2, the format used in the AG-HVX200 camera. Pros can download the software trial from the company's Web site (

"This 30-day trial will show video professionals that Edius is an ideal solution for high-volume production houses that require mixed SD and HD format support with the highest quality output, yet need to produce finished, edited content quickly," says Canopus founder/CEO Hiro Yamada.

Edius Pro 3 lets users mix and share video content in multiple HD and SD formats and work with unlimited video, audio and effects layers, while providing realtime, high-quality, on-screen display. The tool uses the company's variable bitrate Canopus HQ codec. Professional features include realtime batch capture from 1080i HDV cameras and decks, advanced audio tools and precise color correction controls.