MADISON, WI — Vegas Creative Software (www.vegascreativesoftware.com) has announced a significant update to its flagship Vegas Pro product line - the fifth major feature update since launching Vegas Pro 19 last summer. With this update, Vegas Creative Software adds a number of new features to further enhance color correction and visual effects workflows, as well as a number of new features that strengthen efficiencies directly on the editing timeline.
Some of the new color grading workflow featured in the latest release of Vegas Pro include brightness and contrast controls on the color grading panel; buttons and options to access the color grading panel from the track, media and video output levels; Bézier curve support for OFX keyframe animation; and overall performance improvements.
New Vegas Pro timeline and workflow efficiency features include the ability to automatically crop video files to the aspect ratio of the project when added to the timeline; new project templates for vertical aspect ratio projects; and new render templates for working in vertical aspect ratios.
Effects workflows have also been enhanced with an update to support latest OpenFX specification; new motion blur effect;
GPU acceleration for scene and shot detection; and hardware detection that handles multiple GPUs from the same vendor.
Vegas Pro has a number of new speech-to-text features too, including customized subtitle creation for speech to text; additional languages and regional dialects for text to speech; and automatically detecting the OS language.
Recently, Vegas Pro added support for popular and widely-used ProRes video file formats. The software now supports
ProRes 4444 XQ, ProRes 422 HQ, ProRes 422, ProRes 4444 and ProRes 422 Proxy formats. Vegas Pro 19 is currently available in three packages, with pricing starting as low as $12.99/month, or $249.00 for a perpetual license.