Sony Vegas Pro Production Assistant
Sony Creative Software has announced the Vegas Pro Production Assistant software plug-in.
This new tool for Sony Vegas Pro 9 is designed to automate repetitive production processes to help editors meet their deadlines. The Vegas Pro Production Assistant also works with Vegas Pro 8.
Developed in partnership with VASST, developers of training and software tools for Sony Vegas Pro, the Vegas Pro Production Assistant software plug-in features a three-tab interface for Input, Process and Output. Pre-built output presets for broadcast workflows are included to quickly begin finalizing content for television. Additional broadcast features include tools for creating lower thirds, splitting stereo track into two mono tracks, normalizing audio tracks, broadcast color process, audio ducking functions and outputting to multiple formats simultaneously.
Key Vegas Pro Production Assistant Features
In addition to a number of secondary tools, the Vegas Pro Production Assistant software plug-in features five primary productivity tools:
- 1. Montage Tool: Automates the process of creating a montage from your video or still images.
- 2.Motion Tool: Automates the motion of clips across the screen complete with motion backgrounds.
- 3. Lower Thirds Tool: Generates animated lower thirds automatically with complete control over placement and timing.
- 4. Workflow Automation Tools: Streamlines tasks such as normalization, stereo to mono split, crossfade creation, audio ducking and archiving.
- 5. Batch File Processing Tool: Treats multiple files simultaneously with processes such as playback rate adjustment, image sequence generation, reduce interlace flicker, convert to widescreen, broadcast color correction and more.
Price & Availability
The Vegas Pro Production Assistant software plug-in (English only) will be available on May 11th, 2009 from the Sony Creative Software website and nationwide retailers, along with Vegas Pro 9
Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) for the Vegas Pro Production Assistant software is $199.
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