July 6, 2005


SAN JOSE, CA - Canopus Corporation (www.canopus.com), known for its realtime video editing solutions and video codec expertise, has launched Edius Pro 3 30-day trial version, giving users access to the full catalog of Edius Pro 3 features, including realtime HDV and mixed-format editing. The company also launched its free Edius Pro 3 Training DVD, designed to help users get the most from the realtime nonlinear editing software. Customers can download the software trial (also available on CD) and order the free training DVD from the company's Web site.

"Just one look will get editors enthusiastic about Edius Pro 3," says Ray Brooksby, VP of sales and marketing at Canopus. "This 30-day trial, along with the training DVD, will show video professionals that Edius Pro 3 is an ideal solution for high-volume production houses that require the highest quality output, yet need to produce finished, edited content quickly."

Edius Pro 3 nonlinear editing software provides native editing and realtime processing of uncompressed SD, HD, HDV, DV, MPEG-2, and MPEG-1 formats. With its seamless realtime workflow, the tool lets pros mix and share video content in multiple formats and work with unlimited video, audio and effects layers, while providing realtime high-quality, on-screen display.

The solution delivers increased quality and realtime performance through the company's variable-bitrate Canopus HQ codec. Edius Pro 3 includes professional features, such as realtime HQ batch capture from 1080i HDV cameras and decks, advanced audio tools and precise color correction controls.